EPISODE #3 Prof Ille Gubeshuber

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EPISODE #3 – Prof. Ille Gebeshuber

In today’s Episode Alexander Prinsen interviews Prof. Ille Gebeshuber about Biomimetics.

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About Prof. Ille Gebeshuber
http://www.iap.tuwien.ac.at/~gebeshuber/CV_ICG.HTML
A physicist in the rainforest | Ille Gebeshuber | TEDxKL

1:45 Biomimatics:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomimetics

3:00 Pesticides Chemical vs Biology | the wax crystal
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epicuticular_wax
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00339-010-5794-x
http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/19/9/13614/htm

5:10 Material vs Structure (forms and functionalities)
Cheap and easy materials for constructing forms and amazing functionalities

06:30 Dragonfly anti bacterial skin
https://phys.org/news/2018-03-dragonfly-inspired-nano-coating-bacteria-contact.html

07:30 Lotus leaf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Barthlott
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5331180/\

09:00 Good property transfer of nature. Nature always combines functionalities, so when transferring the technology this needs to be taken into account

10:16 Ethics in Engineering
Challenge is to combine Biology with Technology/Engineering for broad range of applications. Living nature

11:00 Tribiology – Systems Science of interacting surfaces in relative motion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribology

11:55 Lungs lubricants, Alveoli:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulmonary_alveolus

13:50 Diatoms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatom
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2818.2003.01275.x
http://www.iap.tuwien.ac.at/~gebeshuber/GEBESHUBER_DIATOM_TRIBOLOGY.PDF

14:40 Biomineralization
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomineralization

16:10 Diatoms applications
Paint
Dynamite (diatoms + natural Glycerin)
Filters : Beer & Apply Juice
Solar : Optical surface functionalities, light focusing devices: for instance http://swedishalgaefactory.com/lab/solar-efficiency/

18:00 Diatoms responsible 50% global oxygen production

18:50 Tedtalk Ille – A physicist in the rainforest | Ille Gebeshuber | TEDxKL

21:26 Spider Silk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_silk
https://www.wired.com/2012/02/spider-web-strength/
web.mit.edu/3.064/www/slides/Ko_spider_silk.pdf

22:00 How do animals produce eggs made from Calcium Carbonate

24:20 Bio-inspired learnings

26:20 Mathematics and Biology – are closer linked than you would image
Nature is precise on a nano structural level fascinates mathematics for a long time

28:40 Multidisciplinary teams for innovation

30:00 recommendations
Go out into Nature and watch what is going on

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