Applied Sciences — Section Editors

Section Board for 'Applied Biosciences and Bioengineering' (29)

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Prof. Dr. Sushil Adhikari
Biosystems Engineering Department, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, United States
Tel. 334-844-3543
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Interests: Biomass Gasification; Biomass Pyrolysis; Hydrothermal Liquefaction, Torrefaction, Biodiesel Production, Hydrogen Production from Bio-Wastes, Anaerobic Digestion, Bio-oil Upgrading
Prof. Dr. George Aggelis
Division of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development Department of Biology, University of Patras, Patra, Greece
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Interests: Physiology of oleaginous microorganisms; Microbial lipids; Yarrowia lipolytica; Microalgae; Polyunsaturated fatty acids; Biodiesel; Valorization of agro-industrial by-products
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim M. Banat
School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland, UK
Tel. +44 2870123062
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Interests: microbial biotechnology, particularly microbial biosurfactants and their environmental and industrial applications
Prof. Dr. Daniel X.B. Chen
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N5A9, Canada
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Interests: biofabrication; tissue engineering scaffolds; mechanical properties; 3D printing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Functional Biomaterials: Mechanical Properties of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Biomaterials and Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering Applications and Cancer Therapies
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Biomaterials and Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering Applications and Cancer Therapies 2018
Prof. Bin Gao Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, 285 Frazier Rogers Hall, P.O. Box 110570, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Tel. (352) 392-1864; Fax: (352) 392-4092
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Interests: environmental nanotechnology; biochar technology; contaminant hydrology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Agriculture: Effects of Biochar on Soil Fertility and Crop Production
Special Issue in Clean Technologies: Biochar Technology for Waste Reclamation
Dr. Vittoria Perrotti
Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, D'Annunzio University of Chieti–Pescara, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Tel. +39 08713554083
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Interests: biomaterials for bone regeneration
Dr. Fani Sousa
Universidade da Beira Interior, Health Sciences Research Centre, Covilha, Portugal
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Interests: biopharmaceuticals; plasmid DNA, minicircle DNA and RNA; gene therapy; gene silencing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanomaterials in Gene Therapy
Prof. Dr. Gianrico Spagnuolo
Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive and Odontostomatological Sciences, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy
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Interests: dental materials; dental surgery; restorative dentistry and endodontics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Restorative Materials in the Digital Workflow: Innovative Trends to Join Esthetics and Biomechanics
Special Issue in Dentistry Journal: Oral Hygiene and Biofilms in Orthodontics
Special Issue in Materials: Current and Future Trends in Dental Materials
Prof. Brendan Gilmore
School of Pharmacy, Queen's University Belfast, UK
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Interests: biofilm; biofilm control; chronic infections ;medical device infections; antimicrobial; anti-biofilm
Prof. Sei Kwang Hahn
Department of Materials Science & Engineering, POSTECH; School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering;POSTECH Biotech Center
Tel. 82-54-279-2159/ 82-10-6404-2159; Fax: 82-54-279-2399
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Interests: Biomedical Nanomaterials; Bioimaging; Drug Delivery; Hydrogel for Regenerative Medicine
Prof. Shan-hui Hsu
Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
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Interests: biomaterials; smart polymers; self-healing hydrogels; tissue engineering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Self-Healing Materials
Prof. Dr. Suwan N. Jayasinghe
UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering and UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK
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Interests: Bio-electrosprays (BES); Cell electrospinning (CE); Aerodynamically assisted jets/threads; Aerodynamically assisted bio-jets/threads (AABJ/T); Pressure assisted spinning (PAS); Pressure driven spinning; Electrospraying living cells; Electrospinning living cells; Tissue engineering and regenerative biology/medicine; Controlled and targeted advanced therapeutics
Dr. Mark King
Reader in Sports Biomechanics, Loughborough University, UK
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Interests: sports biomechanics; racket sports; cricket
Dr. Silvia Muro
Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, 5224 Clark Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA; Institute of Catalonia for Research and Advanced Studies & Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, S54 Cluster Building at Barcelona Scientific Park, Barcelona 08028, Spain
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Interests: Drug delivery; Polymer nanoparticles; Active targeting; Cellular uptake and transport of drug vehicles; In vivo biodistribution of drug vehicles
Prof. Dr. Roger Narayan
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
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Interests: laser-based fabrication of medical devices; nanostructured biomaterials; drug delivery; laser processing of nanostructured and microstructured biomaterials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Polymers: Laser processing in polymer research
Dr. Christian B. Nielsen
Materials Research Institute and School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0)20 7882 5902
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Interests: materials chemistry; Conjugated polymers; Organic electronics; Organic bioelectronics; Organic photovoltaics; Field-effect transistors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Polymers: Organic Photovoltaics
Special Issue in Polymers: Organic Photovoltaics 2016
Prof. You-Kwan Oh
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Pusan National University (PNU), Busan 46241, Republic of Korea
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Interests: microalgae; fermentation; bioenergy; biorefinery; biohydrogen; bioelectrochemical conversion
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Advanced Biofuels: Microalgae, Drop-In and Bioelectro Approaches
Prof. Dr. Enoch Y. Park
Green Chemistry Research Division, Research Institute of Green Science and Technology (RIGST), Shizuoka University, 422-8529 Shizuoka Prefecture, Shizuoka, Suruga Ward, Oya, 836, Japan
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Interests: gene expression; silkworm; virus-like particle; virus detection
Dr. Gwendolen Reilly
University of Sheffield, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, INSIGNEO Institute for In Silico Medicine, Pam Liversidge Building (C+04), Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD
Tel. +44 (0) 114 222 5986; Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 5943
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Interests: Musculoskeletal cell mechanobiology; Orthopaedic biomaterials; Bone tissue engineering; Skeletal tissues, bone, tendon and cartilage Repaired
Prof. Dr. Domenico Rubello
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
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Interests: PET/CT experimental research in animals and in humans; Small animal PET; Nuclear medicine and radiology animal study (rat and monkey); PET-CT in oncology and radiotheraphy planning; Physiology and pathophysiology of endocrine tumours; PET and molecular imaging; Radioiodine treatment of thyroid cancer
Prof. Dr. Benoît Schoefs
Metabolism, Bioengineering of Microalgal Molecules and Applications (MIMMA), Mer Molécules Santé, Le Mans University, Le Mans, France
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Interests: photosynthesis; carotenoids; plant physiology; secondary metabolites; chlorophyll; stress physiology; microalgae
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Carotenoids
Prof. Armando J. D. Silvestre
CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Tel. c; Fax: +351 234 370 084
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Interests: Sustainable extraction and upgrading of added-value compounds from biomass, addressing mainly bioactive compounds through the use benign solvents; new bio-based polymers derived from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and new functional (nano)composite materials and biomaterials based on biopolymers and cellulose (nano)fibers.
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Cellulosic Materials
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Cellulosic Materials 2014
Special Issue in Materials: Biobased Nanocomposite Functional Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Bacterial Cellulose Composites
Special Issue in Materials: Advanced Biopolymer-Based Nanocomposites and Hybrid Materials
Prof. Dr. Candan Tamerler
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Institute for Bioengineering Research,University of Kansas, 1530 W 15th St Learned Hall Lawrence, KS-66045, USA
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Interests: Bio-Nano Interfaces, Bio-nanotechnology, Surfaces, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Nano-Biosensors, Biocatalysis Molecular Biomimetics, Bioengineering
Prof. Rina Tannenbaum
School of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, United States
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Interests: soft condensed matter and complex fluids; biomaterials and bio-based nanocomposites; bio-adhesion and tissue engineering; nanofluids and targeted drug delivery; interfacial and surface phenomena; self-assembly of hierarchically-organized multifunctional nanostructures, and related applications
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanocomposites from Renewable Resources
Prof. Dr. Hans Van Oosterwyck
Biomechanics section (BMe), Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 300C, mailbox 2419, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
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Interests: Biomechanics; tissue engineering; cell mechanics; mechanobiology; angiogenenesis
Prof. Dr. William Walsh
University of New South Wales
Tel. 02 9382 2657
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Interests: Orthopaedics; Implanted materials, Connective tissues, Spine, Biomaterials, Spinal Fusion, Kinematics, Sports Medicine
Prof. Dr. Harrie Weinans
Delft University Technology, TU Delft, Faculty of Mech Maritime & Mat Engn, Mekelweg 2, NL-2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands. University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: bone and cartilage regeneration; Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells; orthopedics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Metals: Metallic Biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Anthony William Coleman
Laboratoire des Multimatériaux et Interfaces, Villeurbanne, France
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Interests: biomechanics; silver nanoparticle antibiotic action; metal ions in epigenetics; bioactive supramolecular systems; 3D printing and biofilms
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Supramolecular Anti-Infectives
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Novel Methods for Investigating Biomolecular Interactions
Prof. Dr. Amir A. Zadpoor
Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime, and Materials Engineering, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Mekelweg 2, Delft 2628CD, The Netherlands
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Interests: biofabrication and additive bio-manufacturing; mechanobiology; surface bio-functionalization; infection prevention and treatment; metamaterials
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Mechanics of Biomaterials
Special Issue in Metals: Metallic Biomaterials
Special Issue in Materials: Biomaterials and Tissue Biomechanics
Special Issue in Materials: Perspectives on Additively Manufactured Metallic Materials
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Current Trends in Metallic Biomaterials: From Additive Manufacturing to Bio-functilozation, Infection-Prevention, and Beyond
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Biofabrication: from Additive Bio-Manufacturing to Bioprinting
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