Emerging Research on Bioinspired Materials Engineering

Emerging Research on Bioinspired Materials Engineering

Mohamed Bououdina (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: February, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 439
ISBN13: 9781466698116|ISBN10: 146669811X|EISBN13: 9781466698123|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9811-6


Bioinspired materials can be defined as the organic or inorganic materials that mimic naturally occurring substances. With applications in a number of fields such as biomedical, chemical, mechanical, and civil engineering, research on the development of biologically-inspired materials is essential to further advancement.

Emerging Research on Bioinspired Materials Engineering provides insight on fabrication strategies for bioinspired materials as well as a collective review of their current and prospective applications. Highlighting essential research on bioinspired processes and the nano-structural, physical, chemical, thermal, and mechanical aspects of biologically-inspired materials, this timely publication is an ideal reference source for engineers, researchers, scholars, and graduate students in the fields of materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and biomedical materials science.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Biocompatibility
  • Materials Science
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nanoparticles
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Tissue Engineering

Reviews and Testimonials

Editor Mohamed Bououdina presents readers with a collection of academic and professional perspectives on fabrication strategies for bioinspired materials and their current and emerging applications. The twelve selections that make up the main body of the text cover tissue engineering, synthetic biology, nanoparticles, nanomaterials, nanobiotechnology, materials science, biocompatibility, the use of bioinspired materials in drug delivery systems and cementitious materials, and a wide variety of other related subject matter.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mohamed Bououdina is the founding Director of the Nanotechnology Centre at the University of Bahrain. He has PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from University Joseph Fourier (France) and worked at University of Nottingham and Queen Mary University of London (UK), National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research (Japan), Institute Neel (France). He is the author and co-author of more than 190 papers and contributed to several book chapters. He is associated editor in numerous international journals such as International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Journal of Nanomaterials, International Journal of Nanoscience, International Journal of Nanoparticles, International Journal of Biomedical Nanoscience & Nanotechnology. He supervised MSc/PhD students, awarded numerous research grants and extensive research projects with industry. He is a member of International Association for Hydrogen Energy, etc. He has broad areas of expertise including Condensed Matter Physics, Renewable Energy, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials for Spintronics, Biomedical, Wastewater treatment.