Wilker, Jonathan J

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Innovations

Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Methods for Catechol Containing Polymer Synthesis for Large Scale Production
2020-WILK-68871
  1. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
  2. Materials and Manufacturing
Wilker, Jonathan J
Biomimetic Adhesives for Biomedical and Other Industrial Applications
2018-WILK-68499
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Wilker, Jonathan J
Tuning the Strength and Ductility of a Biomimetic Adhesive Through Breakable Bonds: Designing the "Ideal Adhesive"
2017-WILK-67740
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
Wilker, Jonathan J
Higher Binding Strength of Surgical Sealant
2018-LIU-68335
  1. Medical/Health
  2. Biomedical Engineering
Liu, Julie C
High-Strength, Nontoxic Adhesives from Plant Components
2017-WILK-67873
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Wilker, Jonathan J
Bioinspired Glue for Marine Applications
2016-WILK-67559
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Wilker, Jonathan J
Safe, Renewable Adhesive
2016-WILK-67324
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Wilker, Jonathan J
Waterproof Protein-Based Adhesives
2016-LIU-67241
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Medical/Health
Liu, Julie C
High Performance Adhesives
2015-WILK-67233
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Wilker, Jonathan J
High Strength Biomimetic Adhesives with Degradability and Biocompatibility
2014-WILK-66644
  1. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
  2. Biomedical Engineering
Wilker, Jonathan J
Developing Antifouling Surfaces by Preventing Adhesion
65880
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Green Technology
Wilker, Jonathan J
Cross-Linkable Polymeric Materials for Adhesion
64025
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Materials and Manufacturing
Wilker, Jonathan J

Details

Dr. Jonathan Wilker is a Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at Purdue University. He received his B.S. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Wilker was named to the 2013 class of PopTech fellows and he received the College of Science Outstanding Teacher Award in 2011. As head of the Wilker Research group, his research interests include characterizing the composition, bonding, and performance of biomaterials produced by mussels, barnacles, oysters, and other species.

For additional information, visit Dr. Wilker's Purdue website: https://www.chem.purdue.edu/people/directory/faculty/details/69
or his Wilker Research Group website: https://www.chem.purdue.edu/wilker/Wilker%20Group/Home.html