Month: July 2014

Professor Boccaccini was one of the invited speakers at the Workshop: "Materials for Health: a Value Chain in the Frame of H2020" held on 16-17 July 2014 at Polytechnic of Turin, Italy. He presented the lecture: "Composite materials for multifunctional tissue engineering scaffolds". The workshop was...

On 14th July 2014 Alexander Hoppe successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled: "Bioactive glass derived scaffolds with therapeutic ion releasing capability for bone tissue engineering", carried out under supervision of Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini at our Institute. Alexander is the third PhD ...

Prof. A. R. Boccaccini has been named Management Committee Member for COST ACTION TD1305: "Improved Protection of Medical Devices Against Infection (IPROMEDAI)" as substitute member representing Germany. The Action aims at investigating the scientific, engineering and clinical issues identified as t...

Prof. Dr. Serena Best, co-director of the Cambridge Centre for Medical Materials (CCMM) and academic member of the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, visited our Institute on 1st July. She was the invited speaker at the 12th Scientific Seminar ...

On 27th June, Rama Krishna Satish Chinnam (Chinnam) successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled: "Functional Glasses and Glass-ceramics Derived from Industrial Wastes" (in German: "Funktionsgläser und Glaskeramiken aus Industrieabfällen"), carried out under supervision of Professor Aldo R. Bo...

The 12th Scientific Seminar of the Emerging Fields Initiative (EFI) funded project: "Bioactive materials, cell and tissue printing: New therapeutic approaches for organ level tissue engineering and regenerative medicine" (TOPbiomat) was held on 1st July 2014 at the Department of Materials Science an...