Month: September 2018

Our review paper "Bioactive glasses beyond bone and teeth: Emerging applications in contact with soft tissues", authors: Valentina Miguez-Pacheco, Larry L. Hench, Aldo R. Boccaccini, Acta Biomat. 13 (2015) 1-15, is the most cited paper published in the journal Acta Biomaterialia considering papers p...

On 19-20 September 2018 Professor Aldo R. Boccaccini (Head, Institute of Biomaterials, and Chair, FAU Department of Materials Science and Engineering), hosted a delegation of engineering students from Argentina, with sponsorship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Sixteen students of m...

Prof. dr. ir. Annabel Braem from KU Leuven, Department of Materials Engineering, Belgium, is visiting our Institute. We are collaborating with Prof. Braem in the field of alternating current electrophoretic deposition (AC-EPD) of biomolecules. Specifically Prof. Braem is developing a design of exper...

The special symposium "Drug-free antibacterial hybrid biopolymers for medical applications" (LINK: https://hymedpoly.eu/2018/05/18/hymedpoly-presents-special-symposium-at-esb2018/ ) of the EU ETN Network HyMedPoly ("Drug-Free Antibacterial Hybrid Biopolymers for Medical Applications") (LINK: https:/...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini was a keynote speaker in two special symposia at the 29th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB), held in Maastricht, Netherlands, on 9 - 13 September 2018. He presented the keynote entitled "Bioactive glass nanoparticles with enhanced functionaliti...

Prof. Boccaccini coordinated the symposium "Electrophoretic Deposition of Functional Coatings: from Materials Science to Biotechnology", which was organised in the framework of the 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE 2018), held in Bologna, Italy, on 2-7 Septemb...

Prof. Boccaccini was interviewed by the local newspaper in San Rafael, Argentina, where he highlighted the I.DEAR student exchange program between Argentina and Germany of which the FAU Department of Materials Science and Engineering is a partner in collaboration with National University of Mar del ...