Monthly Archives: June 2017

Coating Zinc with PLLA

Zinc (Zn) has recently been introduced as a promising new metal candidate for biodegradable vascular stent applications with a favorable degradation rate and biocompatibility. Corrosion resistant metal stents are often coated with drug-eluting polymer layers to inhibit harmful biological responses. … Continue reading

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Rough Particle – Bubble Interactions

A new paper entitled A Simplified Analysis of the Effect of Nano-asperities on Particle-Bubble Interactions has been published in the Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing journal. This paper was invited by the editors and will be included in a special … Continue reading

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Top 1% in Materials Science Again

The review papers entitled Hydrophilic and Superhydrophilic Surfaces and Materials, published in Soft Matter in 2011, was marked again this year as Highly Cited Paper by Thomson Reuters in its Web of Science. This highly cited paper received enough citations … Continue reading

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Biodegradable Medical Materials

The SURFI team is involved with organization and preparation of the International Symposium “Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications” at The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) 2018 Annual Meeting. This international symposium is organized by the TMS Biomaterials Committee. The … Continue reading

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4Open Journal

Prof. Drelich has been invited to serve on the Editorial Board of a new scientific journal named 4Open. It is an open access wide-spectrum inter- and multi- disciplinary journal owned by EDP Sciences and addresses research in all four disciplines … Continue reading

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