January 2024
Three undergraduate researchers will be working in the lab this semester: Gordon Mui, Meena-Love White, and Emmely Villalta. Each will be working on biotemplating mushrooms to make porous, hierarchical, silica structures. Welcome to the lab!

September 2023
Steven Choi joined the Porter Bioinspired lab as its first student researcher. He will be working on a project to create a finite element model representing the microstructure of filamentous fungal structures.

July 2023
As of July 2023, Dr. Debora Lyn Porter started her position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Merced. She is actively lookin for graduate and undergraduate researchers to join in working on bioinspired and advanced manufacturing projects.