REPORT

Participants will be engaged in shaping up the next biomaterials frontier and report documentation.

AIMS

The challenges of advancing biomaterials to the next level will involve an inter- and trans-disciplinary approach. Examine new paradigms and approaches.

LOCATION & TRAVEL

Arlington, VA, near Washington, D.C. at the National Science Foundation. Meeting Room 555, Stafford II Bldg. of NSF

Led by Prof. Rigoberto C. Advincula

Professor of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry

Case Western Reserve University


Executive Committee Members:

Prof. David Dean, Ohio State University

Prof. Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin

Prof. Nick Kotov, University of Michigan

Prof. Philip LeDuc, Carnegie Mellon University

Prof. Helen Lu, Columbia University

Prof. Sherine Obare, Western Michigan University

Prof. Marek Urban, Clemson University

Prof. David Tirrell, California Instititute of Technology (consulting member)




AN NSF SPONSORED WORKSHOP

BIOMATERIALS

Mid-scale instrumentation that accelerates new materials Discovery

Aug 2-3, 2016 at the National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 

NSF DMR National Facilities and Instrumentation Program

Dr. Sean Liam Jones

Dr. Guebre Tessema

Dr. Leonard Spinu


NSF DMR Biomaterials Program

Dr. Joseph Akkara

Dr. Aleksandr Simonian


ORGANIZED THROUGH: 


Funded BY: NSF-DMR 

Materials Innovation Platform (MIP)


SPEAKERS & AGENDA

Overview of discoveries and advances in: phenomena, biological, biomedical, tools, diagnostic, and materials.