Arturo Jose Mendoza Meinhardt
- 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
- 11 September 2016
An ERC Proof of Concept grant has been awarded to the Mata group, for the development of protein-peptide membranes and hierarchically-ordered crystals towards application dental enamel regeneration. ERC Proof of Concept Grants are designed to support ERC grantees with the commercial or societal application of the results of their funded research. Click here to learn more
Alvaro Mata to give Keynote lecture in the 2017 Annual European Society for Biomaterials Conference, Greece
- 15 August 2016
Alvaro Mata will be giving a Keynote lecture at the 28th Annual European Society for Biomaterials Conference in Athens, Greece, September 4th – 8th, 2017. This annual conference, since its establishment in 1976, has been a major event for the biomaterials science community. It works to bring together all major disciplines of biomaterials science, and enable participants
- 31 July 2016
Sherif Elsharkawy of the Mata Group has been awarded a highly competitive travel award from the Gordon Research Conferences (GRC). The award covers travel to the highly prestigious Biomineralization GRC 2016, in which Sherif will present his most recent work on hierarchical biomineralization of protein-peptide based scaffolds for the formation of enamel-like structures.
“Gordon Research Conferences, founded in 1931 and headquartered in Rhode Island, is an organization that organizes prestigious international scientific conferences dedicated to advancing the frontiers of scientific research in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences, and their related technologies. GRC organizes over 365 conferences, each highlighting the latest, cutting-edge research in fields ranging from physics to neurobiology, material science to medicine.” – Gordon Research Conferences Organization: www.grc.org
Arturo Mendoza Meinhardt awarded a 2016 Alan & Kathie Stross Summer Fellowship by the Dr Hadwen Trust
- 11 May 2016
Our student Arturo Mendoza Meinhardt has been awarded a summer 2016 Alan & Kathie Stross Summer Fellowship by the Dr Hadwen Trust to carry out research in CN Bio Innovations over the summer. We wish him the best of luck.
- 15 March 2016
An online news video showcasing our work been viewed over 500,000 views by the public! It reports our recently published work on dynamic self-assembly membranes that may soon provide a way to build artificial blood vessels for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
- 4 December 2014
Arturo published the paper titled “Tartaric acid cross-linking of starch: effects of reaction conditions on the maximum tensile strength of cast plastic films” in the Canadian Young Scientist Journal.