YSF Representatives

 Dr. Arn MIGNON

Dr. Arn MIGNON

SPOKESPERSON

Assistant Professor
Smart Polymeric Biomaterials Research Group
Chirurgiche ed Odontoiatriche
KU Leuven
Andreas Vesaliusstraat 13, 3000 Leuven,
Belgium
arn.mignon@kuleuven.be
linkedin.com
Google Scholar
@ArnMignon

Dr. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik

Dr. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik

NATIONAL CHAPTERS LIAISON OFFICER

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomaterials and Composites
Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics
AGH University of Science and Technology
Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków
Poland
Tel: +48 12 617 37 59
pdomalik@agh.edu.pl
LinkedIn
Google Scholar
@Patrycia_DP 

Dr. Nicola Contessi Negrini

Dr. Nicola Contessi Negrini

SECRETARY

Post-doctoral researcher
Department of Bioengineering
Imperial College London
86 Wood Ln, London W12 0BZ (UK)
n.contessi-negrini@imperial.ac.uk 
LinkedIn
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@ContessiNicola 

Dr. Anna Puiggali-Jou

Dr. Anna Puiggali-Jou

EDUCATIONAL OFFICER

Post-doctoral researcher
Department of Health and Technology – ETHZ
HPL J 15.2
Otto-Stern-Weg 7
8093 Zürich
Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 633 37 13
danna.puiggalijou@hest.ethz.ch
Google Scholar
@AnnaPuiggali

Dr. Tom Kamperman

Dr. Tom Kamperman

INDUSTRIAL LIAISON OFFICER

Post-doctoral researcher
Department of Developmental BioEngineering
Faculty of Science and Technology, Technical Medical Centre
University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5, 7522NB Enschede, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 53 489 2755
t.kamperman@utwente.nl
IamFluidics B.V.
Co-founder & CTO High Tech Factory
De Veldmaat 17, 7522NM Enschede, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 53 234 0044
www.iamfluidics.com t.kamperman@iamfluidics.com
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Dr. Paula I. P. Soares

Dr. Paula I. P. Soares

COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION OFFICER

Senior Researcher
Cenimat/i3N, Department of Materials Science,
NOVA School of Science and Technology
NOVA University of Lisbon
Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Tel: +351 21 294 8300
pi.soares@fct.unl.pt
Linkedin
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@PaulaIPSoares

LOCAL YSF CHAPTERS

TURKEY

Ercan BATUR

Ercan BATUR

Middle East Technical University
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Office: D-202,
06800 Çankaya/Ankara/TURKEY,
Tel : +90-312-210-2513
Email: baercan@metu.edu.tr

LATVIA

Jānis Ločs

Jānis Ločs

Riga Technical University
Rudolfs Cimdins Riga Biomaterials Innovations and Development Centre
Pulka street 3,
RIGA,
LATVIA
Tel : +371 67089628
Mobile : +371 26437878
Email: janis.locs@rtu.lv

AUSTRIA

Dr. Guillaume Olivier

Dr. Guillaume Olivier

Univ. Assist,
3D Printing and Biofabrication Group
Institute of Materials Science and Technology,
TU Wien
Getreidemark 9/E 308, BE 0607
1060 Vienna, Austria
Email: olivier.guillaume@tuwien.ac.at

FRANCE

Dr. Violeta Rodriguez-Ruiz

Dr. Violeta Rodriguez-Ruiz

PhD, PharmaD

Lecturer in Biomaterials and Drug Delivery
Université de Cergy Pontoise,
Site Neuville, Bâtiment MIR
ERRMECe laboratory, Biomaterials for Health group
Rue Descartes, 95031 Neuville sur Oise
FRANCE
Tel : +33 (1) 34 25 28 30
Email: violeta.rodriguez-ruiz@u-cergy.fr

SWITZERLAND

Dr. Dalia Dranseikiene

Dr. Dalia Dranseikiene

Doctoral candidate

Macromolecular Engineering Laboratory
Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering ETH Zurich
Sonneggstrasse 3
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Email: ddranseik@ethz.ch

SLOVENIA

Dr. Selestina GORGIEVA

Dr. Selestina GORGIEVA

Scientific Associate

Scientific Associate
Institute of Engineering Materials and Design
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maribor
Smetanova ulica 17 SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia
T: +386 2 220 7740, F: +386 2 220 7996
Email: selestina.gorgieva@um.si
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GREECE

Dr. Athina Bakopoulou

Dr. Athina Bakopoulou

DDS, PhD Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH),
School of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics
Greece
Email: abakopoulou@dent.auth.gr

GERMANY

Thomas Distler

Thomas Distler

Institute of Biomaterials,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Friedrich-Alexander-University
Erlangen-Nuremberg
GERMANY
Tel: +49 9131 85-69613
Email: thomas.distler@fau.de

ITALY

Dr. Ing. Alfredo Ronca

Dr. Ing. Alfredo Ronca

Institute for Polymers,
Composites and Biomaterials
National Research Council
Viale Kennedy 54
Mostra d’Oltremare pad.20,
80125 Naples
ITALY
Tel: +39-0812425946
Email: alfredo.ronca@cnr.it

POLAND

Dr. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik

Dr. Patrycja Domalik-Pyzik

Department of Biomaterials and Composites Faculty
of Materials Science and Ceramics AGH University
of Science and Technology Al.
Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków
POLAND
Tel: +48 12 617 37 59
Email: pdomalik@agh.edu.pl

PORTUGAL

Dr. Inês Gonçalves

Dr. Inês Gonçalves

i3S-Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde Institute of Biomedical Engineering, INEB University of Porto R. do Campo Alegre 823, 4150-180 Porto Tel : + 351 226074900 Email : icastro@ineb.up.pt

 

Dr. Pedro Costa

Dr. Pedro Costa

CEO & CTO BIOFABICS - 3D Biotissue Analogues
Rua Alfredo Allen 455,
4200-135 Porto Portugal
Phone: +351 966000360
pedro.costa@biofabics.com web: www.biofabics.com LinkedIn

ROMANIA

Dr Diana Dragusin

Dr Diana Dragusin

University Politehnica Bucharest Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science
Department of Bioresources and Polymer Science
Advanced Polymer Materials Group and BioMaterials
Calea Victoriei 149,
010072, sector 1, Bucharest
ROMANIA
Tel: +40 21 402 2718
Mobile: +40 74 306 0816
Email: diana.m.dragusin@gmail.com

FINLAND

Janne Koivisto

Janne Koivisto

Researcher

Microelectronics Research Unit,
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu Erkki Koiso-Kanttilankatu 3,
90570 Oulu, FINLAND
Doctoral student (Dr. Sc. (Tech.)),
Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering Group, 
Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, BioMediTech, Tampere University
Email: janne.koivisto@oulu.fi

NORWAY

Mrs Hanna Tiainen

Mrs Hanna Tiainen

Department of Biomaterials
University of Oslo
P.O. Box 1109 Blindern,
NO-0317 Oslo,
NORWAY
Tel: +47 22 85 21 38
Mobile: +40 74 306 0816
Email: hanna.tiainen@odont.uio.no
http://www.biomaterials.no

BELGIUM

Jasper VanHoorick

Jasper VanHoorick

Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials Research group, Centre of macromolecular Chemistry, Department of Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry Ghent University Krijgslaan 281 9000 Ghent


Brussels Photonics, Department of Applied Physics and Photonics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene Jasper.vanhoorick@ugent.be phone: 09 264 45 01 Linkedin ResearchGate

SPAIN

Dr. Joana Magalhães

Dr. Joana Magalhães

BioTissue Engineering and Cell Therapy Unit
Rheumatology Group
Institute of Biomedical Research of A Coruña (INIBIC)
Biomedical Research Networking Centre
on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN)
SPAIN
Tel: +41 81 414 21 11
Direct: +41 81 414 25 49
Fax: +41 81 414 22 88
joana.cristina.silva.magalhaes@sergas.es
ysf-biomat@ciber-bbn.es
http://www.ysbm.ch

THE NETHERLANDS

Dr. Tom Kamperman

Dr. Tom Kamperman

University of Twente Faculty of Science and Technology
Technical Medical Centre
Department of Developmental BioEngineering Drienerlolaan
5, 7522NB Enschede,
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 53 489 2755
Email: t.kamperman@utwente.nl

UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Caroline S. Taylorz

Dr. Caroline S. Taylor

Haycock Lab, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Kroto Research Institute
Broad Lane
Sheffield
S3 7HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
c.s.taylor@sheffield.ac.uk
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IRELAND

Dr Kyriakos Spanoudes DVM

Dr Kyriakos Spanoudes DVM

Postgraduate Researcher
Regenerative,
Modular and Developmental Engineering Laboratory (REMODEL)
Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CURAM)
Biosciences
National University of Ireland Galway
(NUI Galway), Galway
IRELAND
Tel: 00353860319192
Email: kyriakos.spanoudes@nuigalway.ie