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  • Our vision revolves around several platforms for highly  effective systems  with a nature inspired approach, an interfacial assembly and combination for multi-functional systems and, large-area processing. 

  •  Structured stimuli responsive nano architectures include particular nano/micro patterns, structural interlocking, and molecular level assembly.   

  • The programmable nano-architectures are investigated with understanding of detail physics and interactions in nature for bio-integrative, and energy, environmental applications.

  • We intend to focus on multiplex and flexible devices for tools  of intelligent bioelectronics and medical devices interfaced with artificial intelligence.   

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NANO PROCESSING & MULTISCALE SURFACE ARCHITECTURES 

BIO-INSPIRED INTELLIGENT BIOELECTRONICS & E-SKIN 

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E-COMPOSITE MATERIALS for SMART TEXTRONICS 

 LATEST NEWS 



Biomimetics: Highly Permeable Skin Patch with Conductive Hierarchical Architectures Inspired by Amphibians and Octopi for Omnidirectionally Enhanced Wet Adhesion (Adv. Funct. Mater. 13/2019)


In article number 1807614, Changhyun Pang and co‐workers report highly air‐permeable, water‐drainable, and reusable skin patches with enhanced omnidirectional peel resistance and pulling adhesion, inspired by the toe pads of tree frogs and convex cups in the suckers of octopi. The patch can be utilized as flexible electrodes by coating reduced graphene oxides to monitor electrocardiography signals without delamination on skin in sweaty and even flowing water conditions.

Da Wan Kim†, Sangyul Baik†, Hyeongho Min, Sungwoo Chun, Heon Joon Lee, Ki Hyun Kim, Jun Young Lee, Changhyun Pang*

See the article: (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/16163028/2019/29/13)





Da Wan Kim†, Sangyul Baik†, Hyeongho Min, Sungwoo Chun, Heon Joon Lee, Ki Hyun Kim, Jun Young Lee, and Changhyun Pang*

A team of scientists from Sungkyunkwan University have designed adhesives based on the mechanism underlying the unique multiscale architecture of tree frog toepads for effective omnidirectional adhesion against rough surfaces in various wet conditions.

To further enhance the adhesion capability of the skin patch on wet surfaces, they then incorporated a suction effect yielded by convex cups, inspired by the protuberance structures within octopus suckers.

Several analyses later, what they had was a novel, reversible adhesive skin patch with high air permeability and water drainage. The adhesive patches were then spray coated with reduced graphene oxide nanoplatelets to be used as flexible electrodes for biosignal monitoring without delamination against dynamic wet skins.

The authors believe that this this amphibian- and octopus-like adhesive could replace the conventional adhesives used in skin patches and wearable/implantable devices.

“Our results shed light on the development of in vitro and in vivo integrated medical devices for inner and outer organ applications.” they conclude.

See the article:https://www.advancedsciencenews.com/the-natural-solution-to-a-sticky-problem-wearable-skin-patches/




연구명: Octopus-Inspired Adhesive and Conductive Patch Sensor for Biosignal Monitoring

우리 연구실 소속 최승훈 학생(석사과정, 4기)이 2018 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibition 에서 Best Poster Award을 수상하였다. 최승훈 학생은 문어의 빨판을 모사한 Adhesive Patch Sensor 관련 프로젝트를 진행한 바 있으며 해당 주제를 바탕으로 지난 11월 25일 보스턴에서 개최된 2018 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibition의 Poster Session에 참여한 바 있다.