Friday, June 4, 2010

Grad student's self-healing concrete research

Michelle Pelletier, a graduate student in chemical engineering working with Professor Arijit Bose, has developed a unique self-healing concrete that may increase the life of bridges, foundations and sidewalks. Numerous online news and industry websites have reported on her discovery, including Providence Business News, The Chemical Engineer Today, The Engineer, R&D Magazine, Homeland Security News, Daily Tech, Science Daily, E Science News, and many more. Read the URI news release about Pelletier's research here.