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Expert in Biomaterials; Polymers, Glasses and Ceramics; Development, Processing, Characterisation

Expert ID: 729635 United Kingdom

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Expert has expertise in the microstructural characterisation of biomedical glasses and glass ceramics. She has alslo worked with biodegradable polymers and polymer composites. Her interests include dental glass ionomer cements as well as electrospun polymer scaffolds of PLLA and polyglutamic acid. She has used MAS-NMR spectroscopy to characterise amorphous and crystalline glasses that are used in dental glass ionomer cements. She has experience with natural fibre composites and has developed fire resistant wood composites. Recently she is working on the development of antibacterial ceramic coatings for biomedical applications.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1989 Degree: BSc Subject: Chemistry Institution: University of Athens
Year: 1992 Degree: MSc Subject: Polymer Science and Engineering Institution: UMIST, UK
Year: 1997 Degree: PhD Subject: Polymer Engineering Institution: Technical University of Athens, Technical University of Berlin

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Lecturer in Biomaterials and Nanomaterials Department: School of Metallurgy and Materials
Research and Teaching
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1997 to 2004 Employer: Imperial College London Title: Research Fellow/Marie Curie Research Fellow Department: Department of Materials
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Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Ceramic Society, European Society for Biomaterials, International Association of Dental Research, British Society of Dental Research, UK Society for Biomaterials
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. She is currently editing a book on polymer durability.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
German Fluent
French Basic
Greek Fluent

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