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Meeting 2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Advances in Biomaterials for 3D Printing
Sponsorship TMS Materials Processing and Manufacturing Division
TMS: Biomaterials Committee
Organizer(s) Changxue Xu, Texas Tech University
Jun Yin, Zhejiang University
Zhengyi Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Engineering
Yifei Jin, University of Florida
Scope Biomaterials have been widely utilized in a variety of biomedical applications, such as tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, biosensors and medical implants, due to their inherent physical and chemical properties including biocompatibility, tunable mechanical properties and biodegradability, and hierarchical internal structures. Additive manufacturing, based on layer-by-layer fabrication mechanism, possesses critical advantages in fabrication of 3D structures of biomaterials for various biomedical applications, including complex geometries, heterogeneity, porosities, and incorporation of different growth factors. Typical 3D printing techniques used for biomaterials include inkjet printing, microextrusion, laser-assisted printing, stereolithography, to name a few. The most common biomaterials used in 3D printing are ceramics, polymers, and composites. The post-printing properties and microstructures are of great importance to the biomaterial functionality, such as mechanical properties, physical properties including swelling and degradation properties, pore size and porosity. The symposium shall focus on the recent advances in the biomaterials for 3D printing. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

• Fabrication of biomaterials-based scaffolds
• Characterization of post-printing biomaterials
• Modeling and simulation of biomaterial properties
• Fabrication of biomaterials-based heterogeneous structures
• Novel biomaterials for 3D printing
• Bioprinting of cellular structures
• Novel 3D printing techniques for biomaterials
• Cell-biomaterial interaction

Abstracts Due 07/15/2019
Proceedings Plan Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume

Additively Manufactured Functionally Graded Biodegradable Porous Zinc
Design of Metallic Lattices for Bone Implants by Additive Manufacturing
Effects of Photoinitiators on Cell Viability in 3D Bioprinting
From Microstructural Design to Surface Engineering: A Tailored Approach for Improving Fatigue Life of Additively Manufactured Lattice Titanium
Guided Cell Migration on a Graded Micropillar Substrate
Investigation of Cell Sedimentation in Inkjet-based Bioprinting of Cell-Laden Bioink

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