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: 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