Category Archives: Notables

Awards, service, recognition, widely-circulated news

Best Paper Award

The paper entitled “Contact Angles and Wettability: Towards Common and Accurate Terminology” by A. Marmur, C.Della Volpe, S. Siboni, A. Amirfazli, and J.W. Drelich and published in Surface Innovations 5(1)(2017)3-8 has been awarded the Surface Innovations Prize (Journal Prize for … Continue reading

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TMS Awards

Roger Guillory (PhD Candidate) won the 2nd place in a poster competition under biomaterials category during the 147th TMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. The title of his poster was “Long Term Biocompatibility of Zinc and its Alloys for Absorbable … Continue reading

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Biodegradable Materials Symp.

We organized and chaired the International Symposium on Biodegradable Materials in Medical Applications during the 147th TMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. March 11-16, 2018. This two-day symposium comprised of four technical sessions and 27 presentations including 4 keynote addresses. … Continue reading

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Strength of Journal

We would like to share with you an announcement on one of the highest scientific achievements accomplished by two of our Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) members, Prof. Mietek Jaroniec from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University … Continue reading

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NIH R21 Funding

Prof. Jeremy Goldman and Prof. Jaroslaw Drelich are the principal investigators on a new one-year project entitled “Exploratory Research to Suppress Intimal Hyperplasia by Controlling Zinc Implant Biodegradation” awarded with $217,791 by the US National Institute of Health (NIH).

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2017 Fall Graduation

Congratulations to Zhiyong! Zhiyong just completed his MS program on Zn-Ti biodegradable alloys. He left our team for his first job in California. Drive safely and good luck in your new place Zhiyong!

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Keynote Presentation

Dr. Jeremy Schaffer from Fort Wayne Metals represented our program on Zn-based biodegradable stents and delivered a keynote address during the 9th Biometals: Symposium on Biodegradable Metals for Biomedical Applications in Bertinoro, Italy (August 27 – September 1). His presentation … Continue reading

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NSF MRI Funding

Prof. Jaroslaw Drelich is the principal investigator on a project entitled “MRI:Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope for Force Measurement, Single-Molecule Manipulation and other Applications” that has received a $135,669 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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SI Volume 5 Issue 3

We are glad to share with you the content of the 3rd issue of 2017 of Surface Innovations with eight papers on surface phenomena and nanosized systems, which were selected and assembled by Prof. Ludmila Boinovich from the Russian Academy … 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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