Press Coverage

"Birgitt Boschitsch is cleaning up the world. One toilet at a time."

Invent Penn State | January 2020

spotLESS Materials at the Rice Business Plan Competition

April 5, 2019

Nov. 11, 2018 | The Daily Beast

Image Credit: Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway, The Daily Beast

Sep. 10, 2018 | Penn State News

“As engineers, we often only focus on figuring what to make and how to make it...But I’d encourage all engineers to also figure out why we’re making it.”

Large grains fall and small grains are left, a mysterious filter membrane

(大きな粒が落ちて小さな粒が残る、不思議なフィルター膜 )

Sep. 4, 2018 | Gizmodo


Sep. 4, 2018 | Sächsische Zeitung

August 25 2018 | The London Times

See our Cleantech Pitch!

April 2018

March 30, 2018 | Penn State News

Related News: C&EN (video + article), and New Scientist (video)

Our work on synthetic brochosomes featured Nature Communications cover image


January 12, 2018 | Penn State Materials Research Institute

Birgitt wins MRS Graduate Student Gold Award for outstanding research and MRS Authur Nowick Gradaute Student Award for outstanding teaching and mentorship

December 01, 2017 | Materials Research Society

November 3, 2017 | Penn State News

Image credit: Shikaun Yang, Birgitt Boschitsch, and Tak-Sing Wong

May 9, 2016 | Science Nation

Featuring: Tak Sing Wong, Jing Wang, Birgitt Boschitsch Stogin

Video Credits: Marsha Walton, Laurie Howell, Miles O'Brien

January 11, 2016 | Penn State News

Image credit: Shikuan Yang and Tak-Sing Wong

An explanation of the slippery Wenzel state

Nov 6, 2015 | ACS Nano

Featuring: Tak Sing Wong, Xianming Dai, Birgitt Boschitsch Stogin

Video Credit: Kate Myers, Shea Winton, and Hai Nguyen

Slippery rough surfaces featured in NSF super science video

Sep 19, 2015 | National Science Foundation

August 31, 2015 | Penn State News

Image credit: Xianming Dai, Chujun Zeng, and Tak-Sing Wong, Penn State University

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National Science Foundation 360 (Top Story of The Day)

November 14, 2011 | The New York Times