Prof. Boccaccini at MS&T 2016 in Salt Lake City, USA
Prof. Boccaccini attended the MS&T 2016 conference joint with ACerS 118th Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, USA, on 23-27 October 2016. Prof. Boccaccini delivered the lecture and tutorial entitled: “Bioactive Glasses in Soft Tissue Repair. What Do We Know So Far?” related to the prestigious “Arthur L. Friedberg Ceramic Engineering Tutorial and Lecture Award 2016” that he received from the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) and National Institute of Ceramic Engineers (NICE). Prof. Boccaccini also presented the invited lecture: “Electrophoretic Deposition as a Biofabrication Technique” in the symposium: “Surface Properties of Biomaterials — Processing, Coating and Surface Modifications”. He was also an invited panelist in the Panel Discussion on “Advanced Manufacturing — Collaborative Research Programs and Advances in Biomanufacturing”, where he presented the talk entitled: “Enhanced Alginate Based Hydrogels for Biofabrication”. In addition he presented the invited lecture: “Bioactive Materials Releasing Biologically Active Ions: Li and Nb Doped 45S5 Bioactive Glasses” in the symposium “Next Generation Biomaterials”. The complete program of the conference is available. In the photos, Prof. Boccaccini with different colleagues, including: Prof. K. K. Chawla, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Prof. P. Portella, BAM, Berlin, Prof. A. Bandyopadhyay, Washington State University, USA, Prof. E. Zanotto, Univ. of S. Carlos, Brazil, Prof. D. E. Day, Missouri Univ. of Technology, USA, and receiving the Friedberg Award from Prof. R. Castro (NICE President), Univ. of California, Davis.
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