Results of the FAMES Lab's antibacterial fiber device, with uses such as deep wound surgical electrceutical suture, will be presented at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) 2022 conference.
FAMES Lab News
A distinguished lecture introducing VLSI-FI technology, specifically molten-phase fabrication of smart fibers for military applications.
NSF's prestious award for early career faculty, CAREER, was given to Dr. Alexander Gumennik to develop new functionalities in optical fiber devices.
STEMM Global Scientific Society awards their "Best Students Presentation Award" to Louis van der Elst at the SNAIA 2021 conference.
Members of the FAMES Lab present at the Smart NanoMaterials: Advances, Innovation and Applications (SNAIA) conference in Paris, and Dr. Gumennik chairs the symposium on smart functional fibers and textiles.
As part of the historical master agreement for research between Indiana University and Cook Medical, the FAMES Lab capabilities have been chosen to carry out the first collaborative project.
FAMES Lab reviews the role of 3D printing technologies in fiber device fabrication in Advanced Fiber Materials
Another review has been published by the FAMES Lab members on the many applications of additive manufacturing in fiber drawing processes.
Our COVID-19 research results on the design, rapid fabrication, and testing of sterile medical nasopharyngeal swabs has been published in Advanced Engineering Materials
Louis van der Elst and Merve Gokce Kurtoglu publish in Advanced Engineering Materials on the use of 3D printed nasopharyngeal swabs during a pandemic.
Camila Faccini de Lima was invited to talk about her research at the Federal Institute for Education, Science and Technology, Brazil.
Presentation at CLEO Pacific Rim on the Effects of 3D Printed Preform Annealing on Structural and Optical Properties of Fibers
Veda Narayana Koraganji presents polymeric fiber and waveguide fabrication process optimization techniques.
Mengxin Zheng presentation at the CLEO Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on 3D printed glass for optical fibers
Mengxin Zheng presents a novel approach for 3D glass perform fabrication band shows that it can produce glass preforms with non-equilibrium cross-sections for developing optical fibers.
Veda Narayana Koraganji and Vakar Ahmed, students of Intelligent Systems Engineering tie in first place at the Cheng Wu Innovation Challenge, receiving $7,500 to develop their work.
The FAMES lab advance fabrication facility has been temporarily reconverted to adress the needs of protective, testing, and other biomedical equipment for hospitals in Indiana, as a support to the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
Mengxin Zheng will be presenting 3D printed glass preforms for optical fibers with non-equilibrium cross-sections from 11:30am to 1:00pm on May 13, 2020, in San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California, at CLEO 2020.
FAMES Lab members, Louis van der Elst and Merve Gokce Kurtoglu will be attending the 2020 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit (SM09.02: 3D Printed Medical Devices II). The oral presentation by Louis will take place at 1:30 PM, on April 14, 2020, in PCC North, 200 Level, Room 225B.
The facility space of the Fibers and Additive Manufacturing Enabled Systems Laboratory has finally been handed over.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “Dynamic in-fiber particle production with precise dimensional control ” has been granted a U.S. Patent 10,406,723 issued on September 10, 2019.
OptoGear engineering trains the FAMES Lab members on polycarbonate, silica, and borosilicate glass fiber drawing.
Over 3 days the FAMES Lab was trained by CalNano and SUGA Co. on their new spark plasma sintering system.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “Fiber Sensor” has been granted U.S. Patent 10,338,000 issued on July 02, 2019.
ExOne Innovent+ joins the ranks of the FAMES Lab's 3D printer fleet.
The members of the FAMES Lab co-author their first publication, a review of the outlooks of the array of novel application of VLSI-Fi technology.
OptoGear's glass lathe is now installed at the FAMES Lab. OptoGear's engineering team came for two weeks from Finland to calibrate it along with our draw tower.
In the process of the laboratory's construction, the tower has finally been assembled and passed preliminary calibration tests by OptoGear's team, en route for commisioning.
Student teams earned $10,000 and $2,500 for their innovations in a tissue engineering device and 3D printed glass fiber preforms, respectively.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “Techniques of Additive Fabrication using an Aspheric Lens” has been granted U.S. Patent 10,131,095 issued on November 20, 2018.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “High-Pressure In-Fiber Particle Generation With Precise Dimensional Control” has been granted a U.S. Patent 10,112,321 issued on October 30, 2018.
The acquisition of a CELLINK BIO X 3D bioprinter expands the possibilities for tissue engineering and 3D printing technology within the FAMES Lab.
The Fortus 450mc production series performance system from Stratasys offers accuracy and faster manufacturing making it a great addition to FAMES Lab.
The glass lathe will alow our laboratory to produce precise optical surfaces in glass or other optical materials to integrate in our fibers.
Professor Gumennik, member of the newly founded Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering
$3 million awarded to a four-year collaborative effort to establish a Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering.
The tapering setup is an elaborate fiber drawing project and its delivery is yet another checkpoint crossed for the FAMES Lab.
One of the most advanced drawing tower has finally arrived from Finland to our lab. Welcome to the mid-west!
Exposing nano-engineered fiber devices for biosynthetic interfaces.
The FAMES Lab students showcase the potential of fibers in regenerative medecine.
Optimization of solar cells by quenching molten Si-Ge droplets to a dendritic morphology.
Innovation of laser-sintering powder-bed printer through Fuse 1's optical technology.