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Susmita Bose named to National Academy of Inventors

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Susmita Bose, the Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair and Professor in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. » More …

Researchers get patents to improve knee, hip replacements

WSU researcher Susmita Bose, in foreground, works with student Sahar Vahabzadeh at a 3-D ceramic printer. (WSU photo)

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – For almost two decades, Washington State University researchers Amit Bandyopadhyay and Susmita Bose have worked to improve the materials used in hip and knee replacements that up to a million people in the U.S. receive each year. » More …

Ask Dr. Universe: How are bones made?

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – A couple months before you were born, your skeleton was soft and bendy. It was made out of cartilage, the same material that’s in your nose and ears now. But when certain cells in your body called osteoblasts and osteoclasts began to work together, new bone started to form. » More …

WSU a finalist in NASA mission to Mars competition

WSU-dome-1-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A student team from Washington State University is in New York this week as one of 30 national finalists in NASA’s $2.5 million 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge to design an environment for Mars exploration using robotics and 3D printers. » More …

Researchers get $1.8M to improve hip, knee replacements

Bandyopadhyay-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to improve materials used in hip and knee replacements. » More …

Bose receives prestigious national award

Susmita Bose, associate professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has received the prestigious Karl Schwartzwalder-Professional Achievement in Ceramic Engineering (PACE) award from the American Ceramic Society’s National Institute of Ceramic Engineers.

 

According to the ceramic society’s website, the award recognizes the nation’s outstanding, young ceramic engineer whose work may have a significant impact on the profession and on American lives.

 

With the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering since 1998, Bose has focused her research on the development of nano-materials with spcial emphasis on nanoscale ceramics to improve bone implants. Because of its better bonding capability at the … » More …