Gels — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (4)

Prof. Dr. David Díaz Díaz
Editor-in-Chief
Institut für Organische Chemie (CH 23.2.80), Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie, Universität Regensburg, Universitätsstr. 31, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany
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Interests: development of advanced functional soft materials, through bio-inspired synthetic approaches, for biomedical, catalytic, sensing, coatings and energy applications
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Prof. Dr. Dave Adams
Associate Editor
School of Chemistry, WESTChem, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
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Interests: self-assembled low molecular weight gelators (LMWG); multicomponent gels; gels with reproducible, controlled properties; electrochemical gelation approaches
Prof. Dr. Dirk Kuckling
Associate Editor
Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Paderborn, Warburger Str. 100, D-33098 Paderborn, Germany
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Interests: controlled polymer synthesis; polymer characterization; smart polymers; hydrolgels; actuators and sensors
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Prof. Dr. Esmaiel Jabbari
Associate Editor
Biomimetic Materials and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
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Interests: bioinspired gels; gels for stem cell delivery; self-assembled micelles for growth factor immobilization; models gels to control cell microenvironment; composite materials with structure at multiple length scales; skeletal tissue engineering
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Editorial Board Members (53)

Prof. Dr. Sharif Ahmad
Materials Research Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi 110025, India
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Interests: nano-materials; nano-hydrogel; nano conducting polymers; anticorrosive coating materials; nano-organic/inorganic hybrid coatings; high temperature oxidation; hot corrosion
Assistant Prof. Nasim Annabi
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California--Los Angeles, United States
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Interests: biomaterials, tissue engineering, tissue adhesives, sealants, surgical glues, nanomaterials, regenerative medicine, hydrogels, scaffolds, elastin like polypeptides, elastic biomaterials, photocrossliking
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Special Issue in Bioengineering: Advanced Biomaterials for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Applications
Prof. Dr. Rolando Barbucci
Interun. CRISMA Colle di val d'Elsa, Siena, Italy
Tel. 00393286067748
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Interests: synthesis of polysaccharide hydrogels; modification of metallic materials
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Special Issue in Polymers: Selected Papers from the 3rd International Congress on Biohydrogels (Biohydrogels 2011)
Special Issue in Gels: Nanoparticle-Hydrogel Composites for Biomedical Applications
Special Issue in Gels: The Role of Water in the Properties of Hydrogels
Assoc. Prof. Georgios Bokias
Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, GR-26504 Patras, Greece and Visiting Faculty Member, Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT), Stadiou Street, P.O. Box 1414, GR-26504, Rio-Patras, Greece
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Interests: stimuli-responsive and functional polymeric materials; synthetic and reversible hydrogels; optically-labelled polymers; hybrid inorganic/organic soft materials
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Special Issue in Polymers: Hybrid Polymeric Materials
Prof. Gulden Camci-Unal
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA
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Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; personalized medicine; hydrogels; additive manufacturing; microfabrication; cardiovascular diseases; biomineralization; point of care diagnostics, cancer, 3D printing
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Special Issue in Bioengineering: Functional Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering
Prof. Dr. Osvaldo H. Campanella
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States
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Interests: food science; rheology; self-assembled nanoparticles; polymer behavior
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Special Issue in Gels: Rheology of Gels
Prof. Dr. Traian V. Chirila
Queensland Eye Institute, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Qld. 4101, Australia
Tel. 61-7-3239-5024
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Interests: development of polymer substrates for cellular growth; biodegradable hydrogels; calcification of hydrogels; interpenetrating polymers networks; artificial vitreous substitutes; self-healing hydrogels; tissue engineering; ocular surface reconstruction; controlled release of bioactive agents; artificial corneal endothelium
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Special Issue in Journal of Functional Biomaterials: Advances in Ophthalmic Biomaterials
Prof. Hyun-Joong Chung
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Interests: soft materals; hydrogels; elastomers; bioelectronics; energy storage materials
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Special Issue in Sensors: Flexible Electronics and Sensors
Special Issue in Polymers: Smart and Functional Elastomers, Hydrogels, and Ionogels
Prof. Dr. Patricia Y.W. Dankers
Institute for Complex Molecular Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, MB, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Interests: supramolecular chemistry; regenerative medicine; supramolecular polymers; surface bioactivation; physical and supramolecular hydrogels
Prof. Dr. Emanuela Del Gado
Department of Physics and Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
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Interests: amorphous materials gel networks; microstructure, dynamical processes and mechanics in glassy materials; cementitious gels; nano-composites; plant cell wall; tissue mechanics; assembly at interfaces
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