Month: December 2018

 The end-of-the-year meeting at the Institute of Biomaterials took place on 17th December 2018 in our building in Erlangen-West. Professor Boccaccini summarized the achievements of our Institute in the year 2018, including 5 doctoral (Dr.-Ing.) theses, more than 40 Master, Bachelor and Project stude...

Ms Barbara Myszka defended successfully her doctoral thesis on 19th December 2018. She carried out her doctoral researcher at the Institute of Biomaterials under academic supervision of Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini. Her thesis entitled: “INTERFACIAL INTERACTIONS IN CALCIUM CARBONATE MATERIALS IN THE CON...

Ms Agata Lapa, who carried out her doctoral thesis at our Institute, under academic supervision of Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, and in collaboration with industrial partner Lucideon Ltd, UK, successfully defended her thesis on 17th December 2018. Her thesis entitled: “Bioactive Phosphate Glasses” w...

Ms Svenja Heise successfully defended her doctoral thesis on 12th December 2018. She carried out her project at our Institute under supervision of Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, and in collaboration with Prof. Sanna Virtanen, FAU Chair for Surface Science and Corrosion, and the group of Prof. Frank Witte...

On 10-11 December 2018 we received the visit of Prof. Sandra Van Vlierberghe, Polymer Chemistry & Biomaterials Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Gent, Belgium. Prof. Van Vlierberghe was an invited speaker at the Institute of Biomaterials hosted by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini. The title ...

The German Materials Society (DGM) approved, in the framework of its Annual General Assembly on 22nd September 2018, the establishment of the DGM Regional Forum Erlangen following an initiative of the FAU Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini (Chair of the WW ...

The "ESB 2017" Special Issue" has been published in the Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, co-edited by Prof. Maria Chatzinikolaidou, University of Crete, and Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini (pictured). The special issue includes 22 contributions covering natural, synthetic and composite ...