Polymer based bioengineered organs
Full Professor, (Bio)artificial organs, Department of Biomaterials Science and Technology, TechMed institute – Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands
About Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Stamatialis
University of Athens – Greece, date: 05/11/1989, main subject: Chemistry.
University/College of Higher Education: University of Athens – Greece – Physical chemistry
Date: 20/06/1995 – Excellent with honours, thesis title: Fundamental studies of sorption and diffusion of micromolecular liquids and vapors in polymeric membranes”.
Positions and Honours
Selected positions and employment
2013-present – Full Professor, chair of (bio)artificial organs, Biomaterials Science and Technology, TechMed institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technical Medicine, University of Twente –The Netherlands.
2007-2013 – Associate professor, MIRA institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technical Medicine, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente –The Netherlands.
2002-2006 – Assistant professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente – The Netherlands.
2000-2002 – Senior researcher at the European Membrane Institute Twente (EMI–Twente).
Other relevant experience and professional memberships
Member of the board of the European Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO) and chairman of the working group “Bioartificial organs” of the society. Editor of the “International journal of artificial organs”, official journal of ESAO.
Member of the EUTox, an ESAO working group coordinating European research on uremic toxins.
Honours and awards
University of Twente 2016 media 1st price: “UT in the media”.
“Teacher of the year”, Biomedical Engineering study of University of Twente.
PhD thesis, University of Athens Greece – Excellent with honours.
Other selected national and international activities
Chairman of the Discipline council of the TechMed institute at the University of Twente;
Member of the steering committee of the University of Twente – Utrecht University / Utrecht UMC strategic collaboration;
Member of the steering committee of the TopFit program of the TechMed institute at the University of Twente;
Member of the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI), an entity of the American Society of Nephrology for stimulating innovations in blood purification therapies worldwide.
Member of the Dutch science working groups: chemistry and structure of materials,process technology and macromolecules
Brief summary of research
Prof. D. Stamatialis has long experience in the field of (bio)artificial organs, biomaterials and biomedical membranes and has been involved in numerous projects leading to products and applications, some licensed to companies. He has been promotor of 17 PhD students and mentor of numerous MSc and BSc students. He is the author of more than 150 scientific publications and inventor of 9 patents (ORCID id: 0000-0002-2298-2442).
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