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Applications of 3D printing in Biomedical Engineering

Editors: Sharma, N.R., Karupppasamy, S., Sandhu, K., Sharma, V. (Eds.)

  • Summarizes the medical applications of 3D bioprinting
  • Examines the use of 3D printing in regenerative medicine, orthopedic, and maxillofacial surgery
  • Reviews 3D bioprinting techniques for drug delivery
  • Discusses current challenges and the future of 3D bioprinting in medical sciences
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About this book

This book focuses on applications of three-dimensional (3D) printing in healthcare. It first describes a range of biomaterials, including their physicochemical and biological properties. It then reviews the current state of the art in bioprinting techniques and the potential application of bioprinting, computer-aided additive manufacturing of cells, tissues, and scaffolds to create organs in regenerative medicine. Further, it discusses the orthopedic applications of 3D printing in the design and fabrication of dental implants, and the use of 3D bioprinting in oral and maxillofacial surgery and in tissue and organ engineering. Lastly, the book examines the 3D printing technologies that are used for the fabrication of the drug delivery system. It also explores the current challenges and the future of 3D bioprinting in medical sciences, as well as the market demand.

About the authors

Neeta Raj Sharma, PhD is the Additional Dean and Head of the School of Bioengineering and Biosciences at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab. She completed her doctorate degree in Biochemistry from Jiwaji University Gwalior, India. She is a visiting Professor at Birmingham City University, UK, and works in association with the University of British Columbia, McGill University, Laval University and the University of Victoria in Canada. She has extensive multidisciplinary experience in the field of applied bioengineering for the development of diagnostic tools and exploration of bioanalytical instrumentation in the area of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Sharma is a fellow of the Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy and of International Science Congress Association and is also a member of various societies, including Association of Indian Science Congress, Association of Microbiologists of India, Indo-US Collaboration of Engineering Education 2013. She is a life member of the Association for Promotion of DNA Finger Printing and other DNA Technologies. She has published more than 70 research/review articles and edited books, holds 28 published patents and 6 copyrights.

Karupppasamy Subburaj, PhD is an Assistant Professor and the lead for Healthcare Engineering and Design track in the Engineering Product Development (EPD) Pillar at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) since (2014). He leads the Medical Engineering and Design (MED) laboratory, an interdisciplinary research group specializes in design and development of medical devices, medical imaging and image analysis methods, and computing tools for diagnosing, treating, and potentially preventing musculoskeletal disorders and disabilities. Recognizing that collaborative bridges between different disciplines are the key to advancement in research, he brings basic scientists, clinical researchers, design engineers, and physicians together to conduct clinically relevant research and translate it to patient care. He is also passionate about design education and teaching and received the SUTD Outstanding Education Award: Excellence in Teaching (2019) for his contributions. His research work resulted in 4 patents, 2 books, 50 peer-reviewed technical articles in highly referred international journals, and 80 international conference articles and presentations. Subburaj received his doctorate (2019) from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and postdoctoral (2010-2014) research training in Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research laboratory in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). 

Kamalpreet Sandhu, MEng is an Assistant Professor in the Product and Industrial Design Department at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab. He has received Master’s in CAD/CAM from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab. His area of research is 3D printing and Human Gait Analysis. He is working with collaboration with Prof. Karuppasamy Subburaj, Medical Engineering and Design (MED) laboratory, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Vivek Sharma, MEng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Product & Industrial Design at the Lovely Professional University, Punjab. His research interest involves affective computing, biomedical products, and kansei engineering etc. He has also published more than 15 research articles in the peer-reviewed international journal and co-authored 2 books, and book chapters. 

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Applications of 3D printing in Biomedical Engineering
Editors
  • Neeta Raj Sharma
  • Subburaj Karupppasamy
  • Kamalpreet Sandhu
  • Vivek Sharma
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-336-888-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-33-6888-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-336-887-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 218
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 59 illustrations in colour
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