Month: October 2014

Dr Flavio Soldera and Dr Sebastian Suarez of the Department of Functional Materials, University of Saarland, directed by Prof. F. Mücklich, visited our Institute on 28th October 2014 to discuss the start of the international exchange program in materials science and engineering in which the Universi...

The 4th GLACERCO scientific workshop and the last meetings of the management and scientific boards of the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) project "GLACERCO" was held on 22-23 October 2014 at University of Rennes, Campus de Beaulieu, Rennes, France. Anahi Philippart (PhD Student), Elena...

The progress meeting of the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) BioBone project was held in Mons, Belgium, on 20-21 October, 2014. The BioBone network has as main objective the training of young researchers in the strategic area of bioceramics for bone repair. The members of the Institute ...

The progress meeting of the FP7 Europan project "Reinforced Bioresorbable Biomaterials for Therapeutic Drug Eluting Stents" (ReBioStent) took place in Turin (Italy) on 15-16 October 2014. This project is part of FP7 Theme "Biomaterials for Advanced Therapies and Medical Devices in the neurological/n...

Several papers co-authored by members of our Institute appear in the lists of "Top 25 Hottest Articles" released by Elsevier in which the 25 most downloaded articles in each journal on ScienceDirect are published. For the period April-June 2014, the following papers of our group are listed: Act...

Prof. Boccaccini has been invited to serve in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Ceramic Science and Technology (JCST). The journal publishes original papers on all topics of ceramic science and technology and from all ceramic areas. A high quality of publications is guaranteed by a thorough doub...

The 5th International conference on EPD was held on 6-10 October 2014 in Schloss Hernstein, Austria. More than 85 participants, including senior researchers from academia and industry as well as students coming from more than 24 counties attended the conference, including 6 Keynote speakers, present...

A seminar was held on 2nd October 2014 to inaugurate the new scanning electron microscopy (SEM) facility in the Institute of Biomaterials in collaboration with the Institute of Polymer Materials. This new SEM acquired with support of the German Science Foundation (DFG) belongs to the two mentioned I...