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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2021.030117.

The Study of Bio-Inspired Surfaces for Fouling Resistance


Haoyang Yuan1, Jiajie Qiu2, Jiewen Luo3, Yifang Hao4, Zixuan Wang5

Corresponding Author:
Haoyang Yuan

1University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 20742, USA

2University of YanShan, Qinhuangdao, 066000, China

3University of Iowa, Iowa state, Iowa, 52241, USA

4University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, 100083, China

5University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, 4066, Australia


Fouling is an issue that causes a lot of challenges in different areas. It is essential to study the different types of solid foulants and build-up methodology to engineer anti-fouling surfaces. In this work, three types of fouling, including ice fouling, protein fouling and marine fouling, with their designed antifouling materials and two general approaches are discussed. This work could be helpful in better understanding the bio-inspired surfaces for fouling resistance.


Fouling, Fouling resistance, Anti-fouling materials, Bio-inspired surfaces

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Haoyang Yuan, Jiajie Qiu, Jiewen Luo, Yifang Hao, Zixuan Wang. The Study of Bio-Inspired Surfaces for Fouling Resistance. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 1: 106-112. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2021.030117.


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