Special Issue "3D-Printed Hydrogels"

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Applied Biosciences and Bioengineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 March 2023 | Viewed by 79

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Shan-hui Hsu
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Guest Editor
Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: biomaterials; tissue engineering; nanobiomaterials
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Dr. Mingyou Shie
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School of Dentistry, China Medical University, Taichung City 40447, Taiwan
Interests: biofabrication; tissue engineering; organ-on-chip

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Hydrogels have received considerable attention over the past few decades and are distinguished from other materials by their unique and outstanding properties. The three-dimensional (3D) printing of hydrogel materials has rapidly developed into complex structures, with great strides in tissue engineering (corneal transplantation, bone treatment, and joint injuries), soft actuators/robotics, flexible electronics, and more. This Special Issue addresses the current challenges and future perspectives of 3D hydrogel printing and aims to discuss the applications of 3D-printed hydrogel structures in biomedicine, tissue engineering, medical devices, soft actuators, and flexible electronics. Research on the progress of 3D printing hydrogel technology is also welcome.

Prof. Dr. Shan-hui Hsu
Dr. Mingyou Shie
Guest Editor

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