This book presents a comprehensive review on the various processing and post-processing methodologies for biodegradable polymers. Written by professionals with hands-on experience on polymer processing, this book provides first-hand knowledge of all contemporary processing techniques. The current status and future challenges in the field are described, as well as a framework for designing novel devices for desired applications.
Describes the various processing and post-processing methodologies for biodegradable polymers
Useful guide to familiarize novice material scientists with complex processing issues
Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras
Dr. Vinod B. Damodaran is a biomaterials researcher at the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (NJCBM) and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. His current research focuses on the development of innovative biomaterials for various biomedical applications, including brain-computer interface (BCI) and fused deposition modeling.
Dr. Divya Bhatnagar, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers University, has authored several peer-reviewed publications on both in vivo and in vitro aspects of tissue engineering. Her current research focus is on developing medical devices and bioactive materials for long-gap nerve repair and other tissue engineering applications.
Prof. Murthy is an Associate Research Professor affiliated with the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. His research spans a range of activities from understanding the properties and performance of polymers to the use of these polymers in biomedical devices.