- 21 February 2017
Alvaro Mata has been invited to give a keynote lecture in the 2017 Future Innovators of Regenerative Medicine (FIRM) Symposium. The talk will focus on enabling biomaterials and biofabrication technologies for regenerative medicine. The 2017 FIRM Symposium will take place in Girona, Spain. September 2017.
- 4 December 2016
Arturo Jose Mendoza Meinhardt, who graduated last year with a 1st class BEng degree in Materials Science and Engineering, and is now a PhD in the Mata group, has been awarded the RH Craven Award of the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3), given to the best UK materials graduate in with excellence in polymers of the year 2016.
- 9 November 2016
(Image credit: Nature Materials 2008) A US Patent has been assigned to Northwestern University, listing Alvaro Mata as an inventor. The team of inventors in the patent also include Samuel I. Stupp, Shuming Zhang, and Megan A. Greenfield. In particular, the invention relates to aligned nanofiber bundle assemblies formed of peptide amphiphiles. These aligned nanofiber