University of South Carolina
Esmaiel Jabbari completed his PhD at Purdue University and postdoctoral studies at Monsanto, Rice University, and Mayo Clinic. He is Full Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and Director of Biomimetic Materials and Tissue Engineering Laboratory at University of South Carolina. He is internationally known for his work on synthesis and processing of cell-responsive polymers and hydrogels for applications in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He received the Berton Rahn Award from the AO Foundation in 2012 and the Stephen Milam Award from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation in 2008. He was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in 2013. He has published >230 books, book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, and conference proceedings, and presented >260 seminars at national and international conferences on biomaterials, tissue engineering, and drug delivery. He has mentored >130 visiting scholars, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral students, and undergraduate students. He is a member of numerous scientific organizations including BMES, SFB, TERMIS, MRS, EMBS, ACS, AIChE, and AACR.
Bioinspired materials, Skeletal tissue engineering, Multi‐scale composite materials, Self-assembled nanogels for growth factor delivery, Drug targeting to cancer stem cells, Stem cell encapsulation and delivery, Model gels to control cell microenvironment