MuSE Intern, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Graduate Student, Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Laboratory
Department of Biomedical Engineering
New York, NY, USA
As a MuSe summer intern at the metropolitan museum of art, Yueh-Ting Chiu is currently working alongside with the department of scientific research on characterization of different emulsion tanning methods involving animal organs. In a collaboration with Columbia University, her responsibilities involves analysis of the mechanical properties and surface analysis of the material. They will also be looking in the proteomics and lipidomic fingerprints left behind from the different emulsion techniques.
How It's Made: Emulsion (Organ) Tanned Leathers