Prof. Boccaccini at Imperial College London

Prof. Julian Jones mit Prof. Boccaccini vor der Gedenktafel zu Ehren von Prof. Larry Hench

On 21-23 September, Prof. Boccaccini visited the Department of Materials at Imperial College London (UK). Prof. Boccaccini is visiting professor at Imperial College London (LINK: ) and we currently have several collaborations with colleagues in the Departments of Chemistry, Civil Engineering and Materials. Recent outputs of collaborations with colleagues at Imperial are listed below [1-3]. In the photos, Prof. Boccaccini with Prof. Julian Jones, in the background the plaque in memory of Prof. Larry Hench, the inventor of Bioglass, and former colleague at Imperial College London, who passed away in December 2015. The plaque is a present of the American Ceramic Society to the Department of Materials at Imperial. Prof. Boccaccini also met Dr. Rama Krishna Chinnam who completed his doctoral thesis in our Institute in 2014, and is currently a post.doctoral researcher at Imperial.
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[1] A. T. Bourtsalas et al., Initial studies on the cytotoxicity of ceramics prepared from dry discharge incinerator bottom ash dust, Ceramics International 42 (15), (2016) 17924-17927.

[2] M. Diba et al., Electrophoretic deposition of graphene-related materials: A review of the fundamentals, Progress in Materials Science 82, (2016) 83-117.

[3] P. Balasubramanian et al., Ion release, hydroxyapatite conversion, and cytotoxicity of Boron‐containing bioactive glass scaffolds. Int. J. Appl. Glass Sci. 7, (2016) 206-215.