Year: 2013

Professor Chris Cheeseman , professor of Materials Resources Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, visited our Institute on 16-20 December 2013 in the framework of the visiting professors program of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. We...

Prof. Luismar Marques Porto, Associate Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianopolis, Brazil, one of the leading academic and research institutions in Brazil, is visiting our Institute. He is affiliated with the Integrated Technologies Laboratory at UFSC. In collaborat...

The Emerging Fields project TOPbiomat coordinated by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini celebrated its second year of successful collaboration with the end-of-year meeting on 16th December 2013. A total of 25 researchers are now working in the framework of this Emerging Fields Initiative funded project includin...

Professor D. Bikiaris of the Chemistry Dept. at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, visited out Institute in the week 9-13 December 2013. During his visit the last meeting of our DAAD funded IKYDA project took place. This project, entitled: "Novel bionanocomposites for bone tissue engineer...

Dr Thomas Fiedler, School of Engineering, University of Newcastle, Australia, visited our Institute on 13th December. There is a current collaboration between the group of Dr Fiedler and Prof Boccaccini in the field of modeling of the mechanical properties of 3D porous scaffolds and future collabor...

Prof. Boccaccini attended the last meeting of the Advisory Board (Beraterkreis) of the German Materials Society (DGM) on 4th December 2013 in Frankfurt. One of the current activities of the Advisory Board involves the organisation of the MSE 2014 conference to be held in Darmstadt, Germany on 23.-2...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini attended the meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Network of Argentinian Scientists in Germany (Red de Cientificos Argentinos en Alemania, RCAA) which was held on 28th-29th November 2013 at the Argentinean Embassy in Berlin. The meeting was also attended by the Ambassado...

On 24-26 November 2013, Prof. Boccaccini visited the Rudjer Boskovic Institute in Zagreb (Croatia), in the framework of our collaboration with Prof. Neven Zarkovic and Dr Lidija Milkovic. This project investigates the development and characterisation of Cu-doped bioactive glasses for bone regenerati...

On 20th November we received the visit of Prof. Toshihiro Kasuga and Prof. Yuji Iwamoto (in the photo with Prof. Boccaccini) of the Department of Frontier Materials, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITECH) . This visit is in the framework of our continous research col...