Speakers: Dr. Dimitri Deheyn, Associate Researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Jacques Chirazi, Director of Student Entrepreneurship UC San Diego
Dr. Michaela Kogler, Project Manager for Global R&D at Lenzing
In this webinar, Dr. Deheyn presents examples of new technologies developed from his research in biomimicry, the process of emulating nature to support bioinspired innovations for industry. He is joined by panelists Jacques Chirazi, a biomimicry professional with expertise in transitioning innovation from academia to industry, and Dr. Michaela Kroger, Project Manager for Global R&D at Lenzing® to discuss sustainable innovation applications and the development of materials that can be used as alternatives to plastic microfibers.