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Research Keyword: biomaterials

Faculty: Burke, Kelly A.
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Burke’s research involves natural and synthetic polymers, liquid crystalline materials, stimuli-responsive networks, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and protein-based composites. Her main research interests fall into the following areas: (1) Development of novel liquid crystalline polymers and networks with programmable shape changing behaviors using robust synthetic chemistries; (2) Modification of biomaterial interfaces to manipulate stem […]
Categories | Keywords: biomaterials, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, liquid crystals, natural and synthetic polymers, polymers, protein composites, stimuli-responsive, tissue engineering

Faculty: Laurencin, Cato T.
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Laurencin is a designated University Professor at UCONN. He is the first physician-scientist elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors. He is an international leader in broad areas of biomaterials, polymers, polymer-ceramics and stem cell technology and founded the field of Regenerative Engineering. He […]
Categories | Keywords: biomaterials, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, drug delivery, Institute of Materials Science, nanotechnology, polymer engineering, polymers, regenerative engineering, stem cell technology

Faculty: Maric, Radenka
Department: Materials Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Maric’s research has been focused on fundamental understanding of the effect of structure, defects, and microstructure on transport and electrical properties of surfaces and interfaces. In particular, she is interested in developing novel materials for fuel cell, batteries and biosensors, durability study, performance and life prognosis, aging, material state changes, and long term behavior. […]
Categories | Keywords: batteries, bio-sensors, biomaterials, Center for Clean Energy Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, coating technologies, fuel cells, Institute of Materials Science, Materials Science and Engineering, nanomaterials, thin films

Faculty: Wei, Mei
Department: Materials Science & Engineering
Excerpt: Dr. Wei’s research has been focused on biomaterials, tissue engineering, organic and inorganic composites, ceramic coatings, biomaterial-cell interactions, and in vivo performances of biomaterials. Her main research falls into the following areas: (1) Fabrication of novel tissue engineering scaffolds for bone, cartilage and other tissue repair and regeneration; (2) Application of bioactive coatings on metallic […]
Categories | Keywords: 3D bio-imaging, biomaterials, ceramic coatings, in vitro and in vivo tests, Institute of Materials Science, Materials Science and Engineering, organic/inorganic composites, scaffold fabrication, tissue engineering