Post Docs


 Former Post Docs at the Institute of Biomaterials (Erlangen) and Imperial College (London)

Name Period/ Institute / Co-Supervisors Topic / Representative Publication

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Dr.Preethi Balasubramanian

Mesoporous bioactive glass particles for localized release of therapeutic ions and drugs


Dr.-Ing. Samira Tansaz
Samira Tansaz
2018 Fabrication and characterisation of polymer-bioactive glass scaffolds for tissue engineering


Dr.-Ing. Sarah Höhn
Sarah Höhn
2018 Investigation of protein-material interactions   
Dr.Ing. Mirza Mackovic
Mirza Mackovic
2018 Interaction of proteins with bioreactive surfaces  
Dr.-Ing. Jasmin Hum
Jasmin Hum
2016 - 2018 Advanced inorganic materials for different application areas  
Dr. Victoria Wagener
Victoria Wagener
2015 - 2018 Bioadaptive coatings on magnesium alloys  
Dr.-Ing. Yuyun Yang
Yuyun Yang
2017  Processing and characterization of bioactive coatings on Mg substrates Currently: Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China 
Dr. Fabian Meder
Fabian Meder
Dr. Raquel Silva Lourenço
Dr. Raquel Silva Lourenço
2013 - 2016  Development of Protein Based Matrices for Tissue and Organ Printing  

Dr. Judith Juhasz-Bortuzzo
Dr. Judith Bortuzzo

2013 - 2016 Development of degradable, drug-eluting tubular scaffolds for soft tissue engineering  

Dr. Luis Cordero
Luis Cordero

2015 Electrophoretic deposition of biopolymer-nanoparticle coatings: mechanisms and development of new bioactive materials  

Dr. Stefanie UtechStefanie Utech

2014 - 2015 Fabrication of polymer-bioactive glass composite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering  

Dr. Pamela Strissel
Pamela Strissel

2014 - 2015    

Dr. Martin C. Vielreicher
Martin Vielreicher

2011 - 2015

Advanced imaging methods in tissue engineering - Emerging Field project TOPbiomat


Dr. Sandra Cabañas Polo
Sandra Cabañas Polo

2012 - 2014

Electrophoretic deposition of bioactive (nano)materials


Dr. Menti Goudouri
Menti Goudouri

2012 - 2014

Design and synthesis of novel bilayered scaffolds for Periodontal Tissue Regeneration


Dr. Ranjana Rai
Ranjana Rai

2011 - 2013

BIOactive highly porous and injectable scaffolds controlling stem cell recruitment, proliferation and differentiation and enabling angiogenesis for Cardiovascular ENgineered Tissues (BIOSCENT)


Dr. Fatemehsadat Pishbin
Fatemehsadat Pishbin


Bioactive composite coatings with enhanced functionality by electrophoretic deposition

now at
Imperial College London

Dr. Subha Narayan Rath
Subha Narayan Rath

 2013 - 2013

Cell patterning by 3D printing for tissue engineering applications


Asst. Professor, Biomedical Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad,

Ordnance Factory Estate, 

Yeddumailaram-502205, AP, India.

Dr. Aldo Leal
Aldo Leal


Biomaterial-cell interactions  

Dr. Helga Hornberger
Helga Hornberger

2010 - 2012

Dental materials and coatings for implants  now at TU Berlin

Dr. Agnieszka Piegat
Dr. Agnieszka Piegat


Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini, Dr. Ranjana Rai

Novel elastomers for cardiac tissue engineering  now at
West-Pomeranian University of Technology

Dr. Alejandra ChavezAlejandra Chavez


University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Electrophoretic deposition of colloidal nanoparticles: mechanisms, structure and functionalisation of new bioactive materials  now at
Katcon Institute for Innovation and Technology, Mexico

Dr. Viviana MourinoViviana Mourino


Self-assembly methods for scaffolds with combined tissue engineering and drug delivery capability currently at:
University of Buenos Aires

Dr. Superb MisraSuperb Misra


Dr E. Valsami-Jones (NHM), 
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini

Synthesis and advanced charactertisation of inorganic nanoparticles Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. Deborah Desimone e Silva
Deborah Silva


University of Erlangen-Nuremberg


Transparent composite materials and bone tissue scaffolds

Desimone, D., Dlouhy, I., Lee, W. E., Koch, D., Horvath, J., Boccaccini, A. R., Optically-transparent oxide fibre-reinforced glass matrix composites, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 356 (2010) 2591-2597.


Dr. Melek Erol

Melek Erol

Dr. Melek was at
our research group
until July 2010.

Multifunctional bioactive glass composite scaffolds with angiogenic and antibacterial properties Ass. Prof. Dr Melek Erol
Istanbul Technical University
Chemical Engineering Department

Maslak-34469 Istanbul-TURKEY

Tel. No.: +90 212 285 73 45
Fax No.: +90 212 285 29 25

Dr. Lutz-Christian Gerhardt

Lutz-Christian Gerhardt

Dr. Gerhardt left our research group in July 2010. Development and optimisation of bioactive glass particle filled poly(D, L lactide) (PDLLA) composites for bone tissue regeneration

Dr. sc. Lutz-Christian Gerhardt | Human Tissue Interaction & Biotribology | Materials Technology

Philips Research, High Tech Campus 7, 3.B.021, 5656 AE Eindhoven, The Netherlands

T+31 (0)6 278 567 56 | E |

Dr. Xanthippi Chatzistavrou

Xanthippi Chatzistavrou

Imperial College London, UK

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany)
Novel bioactive glass-ceramic composites for dental restorations



currently at:
University of Michigan, US

Deborah Berhanu


(based at Natural History Museum London, Main supervisor: Dr Eva Valsami-Jones)


Natural History Museum London, UK

Dr. Oana Bretcanu

Dr. Oana Bretcanu


Imperial College London, UK

Bioactive glass/polymer composites for bone tissue engineering

Currently at:

University of Newcastle, UK

Q. Z. Chen


Imperial College London, UK


(Co-supervisor: Prof. S. Harding)

Biomaterial patches for cardiac tissue engineering

Currently at:
Monash University, Australia

Doni J. Daniel


Imperial College London

Knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials

Currently at:
Imperial College London

Judith A. Roether

Judith Roether


Imperial College London

(Supervisors: Dr J. Minay, Dr. D. Mc Phail, Dr. C. Cheeseman, Dr. S. Harding)

Knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials


Glass-ceramics from plasma vitrified waste materials

Engineered polymer patches for cardiac tissue engineering

Currently at:

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Amutha Devaraj Rani

 Amutha Devaraj Rani


Imperial College London, UK

(Co-supervisor: Dr. C. Cheeseman)

Glass-ceramics from plasma treated air pollution control residues

Currently at:

Imperial College London

Kuri Rezwan


Imperial College London, UK

Functionalisation of bioactive glass scaffolds

Currently at:

University of Bremen, Germany