Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

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Wiley, Jul 2, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 768 pages
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Enables readers to take full advantage of the latest advances in biomaterials and their applications.

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications reviews the latest biomaterials discoveries, enabling readers to take full advantage of the most recent findings in order to advance the biomaterials research and development. Reflecting the nature of biomaterials research, the book covers a broad range of disciplines, including such emerging topics as nanobiomaterials, interface tissue engineering, the latest manufacturing techniques, and new polymeric materials.

The book, a contributed work, features a team of renowned scientists, engineers, and clinicians from around the world whose expertise spans the many disciplines needed for successful biomaterials development. All readers will gain an improved understanding of the full range of disciplines and design methodologies that are used to develop biomaterials with the physical and biological properties needed for specific clinical applications.

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BIKRAMJIT BASU, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His research interests include ceramic and polymer-based biocompatible materials, nanoceramics and nanoceramic composites, and tribology of advanced materials. He received the Coble Award of the American Ceramic Society in 2008 and was recognized by the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

DHIRENDRA S. KATTI, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His research interests include polymeric biomaterials, drug delivery systems, tissue engineering, and nanotechnology.

ASHOK KUMAR, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His research interests include the design of supermacroporous polymeric materials and smart polymers for application in tissue engineering, development of cell separation technology, extracorporeal medical devices, and high-throughput analysis. His other research interests include bioprocess engineering, biosensors, and environmental biotechnology.

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