Biomimetics — Journal Editorial Board

Editor

Prof. Dr. Josep Samitier
Editor-in-Chief
1. Nanobioengineering group, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Baldiri Reixac 10-12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
2. Department of Engineering: Electronics, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
3. Networking Biomedical Research Center (CIBER), Spain
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Interests: Surface functionalization; Engineering cell–material interface; Biosensors and lab on a chips; Microfluidics; 3D Bioprinting and 3D Cell culture; Organ-on-a-chip engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals

Editorial Board Members (33)

Prof. Andrew Adamatzky
Director of the Unconventional Computing Centre, UWE, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
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Interests: Reaction-diffusion computing; Cellular automata; Physarum computing; Massive parallel computation; Applied mathematics; Collective intelligence and robotics.
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Biomimetics: Proto-Architecture and Unconventional Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Nurit Ashkenasy
Department of Materials Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P.O.B. 653, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
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Interests: charge transport through peptide molecular junctions; Electron and proton transport in self-assembled peptide nanostructures; Peptide templates for the formation of inorganic materials and electronic devices; the electronic behavior of peptide- inorganic interface; nanopore fabrication and use in sensing applications; Field effect transistor biosensors
Dr. Vipul Bansal
Ian Potter NanoBioSensing Facility, NanoBiotechnology Research Laboratory, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
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Interests: Biological and biomimetic synthesis of functional nanomaterials; Ionic liquids mediated synthesis and self-assembly of functional nano(bio)materials; Multifunctional nanomaterials; Structure-function relationship of nanomaterials and composites; Applications of nanomaterials in biosensing, bioimaging, drug-delivery, antimicrobials, wound-healing, (photo)catalysis and flexible electronics
Dr. Christopher J. Bettinger
Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Wean Hall 3325, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
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Interests: smart biomaterials; medical devices; bioelectronics; polymers; brain–machine interfaces
Prof. Dr. Bharat Bhushan
Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1142, USA
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Interests: nanotechnology; bio/nanotechnology, biomimetics, bioinspired surfaces, nanotribology; AFM-based data recording; beauty care; aging in Li-ion batteries
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Carbone
Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management, Politecnico of Bari, V.le Japigia, 182, 70126 Bari, Italy
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Interests: contact mechanics; biomimetics; adhesion; viscoelasticity; friction
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Biomimetics: Micro- and Nano-Structured Bio-Inspired Surfaces
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Viscoelastic Solids: Mechanical Behaviour, Contact Mechanics, Fracture and Wear
Special Issue in Lubricants: Adhesion, Friction and Lubrication of Viscoelastic Materials
Dr. Federico Carpi
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via di S. Marta 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy
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Interests: biomimetics, smart materials, electrical and magnetic systems
Dr. Jose Luis Chiara
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Institute of General Organic Chemistry, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Juan de la Cierva 3, 28006 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: molecular hybrid nanoparticles; new methods and strategies for organic synthesis; design, synthesis, and evaluation of glycomimetic compounds
Prof. Dr. Marco d'Ischia
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cintia 4, I-80126 Naples, Italy
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Interests: structure, synthesis, physicochemical properties and reactivity of melanins, polydopamine and related bioinspired functional materials for surface functionalization and hybrid nanostructures for bioelectronics and biomedical applications; design, antioxidant properties and reactivity of bioactive phenolic and quinone compounds; Free radical oxidations and nature-inspired redox-active systems for biomedical and technological applications; chemistry and physicochemical properties of natural or bioinspired heterocyclic compounds; bioorganic chemistry of organic sulphur and selenium compounds; model reactions and transformation pathways of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and derivatives of astrochemical relevance
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Biomimetics: Bioinspired Catechol-Based Systems: Chemistry and Applications
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Melanin Based Functional Materials
Special Issue in Biomimetics: Selected Papers from NanoTech Poland 2018 and 1st Symposium on Polydopamine
Special Issue in Biomimetics: Prebiotic Processes: Systems and Theories
Prof. Dr. Ir. J.M.J. (Jaap) den Toonder
Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Interests: micro-electro-mechanical systems; microfluidics; organ-on-chip; biomimetics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Biomimetics: Bioinspired Microfluidics
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