Funded Research Projects:

Project Title: Study on Biomanufacturing of In-vitro Biomimetic Tissue Constructs by Precisely Controlled Cell Assembly

Funding Agency:  Chinese Natural Science Foundation

$470,000 (2,900,000 Chinese RMB), 10/01/2012 9/31/2017, (PI)

Project Title: Biofabrication of Complex Tissue Engineering Products

Funding Agency:  Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology

$1,016,000 (6,350,000 Chinese RMB), 1/01/2012 12/31/2017, (PI)

Project Title: Key Laboratory for Biomanufacturing and Rapid Forming

Funding Agency:  Commission of Science and Technology, Beijing, China

$81,000 (500,000 Chinese RMB), 9/31/2012 10/31/2013, (PI)

Project Title: Laboratory for Biomanufacturing Engineering and Technologies

Funding Agency:  Commission of Development and Reforming, Shen Zhen, China

$800,000 (5,000,000 Chinese RMB), 1/01/2012 12/31/2013, (PI)

 

Project Title: International Symposium for the Integrated Stem Cells, Nanomaterials and Biomanufacturing: Look for Synergies

Funding Agency:  Chinese Academy of Sciences and Drexel University

$35,000, 6/1/2013 (PI)

Project Title: Integrating biomechanical engineering research and design in a co-operative education curriculum

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation:

$199,196, 10/01/2012 9/30/2015 (as Co-PI, with A. Morss-Clyne (PI), Noh and Tangorra)

Project Title: A dual functional of microplasma surface treatment and biologics printing

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-CMMI-1030520

$300,000, 8/15/2010 8/14/2013 (PI)

Project Title: International Workshop for Bio-Nano Manufacturing and Integration

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-CMMI-1118559

$25,000, 1/01/2011 12/312011 (PI)

Project Title: EAGER: A Hybrid Nano-Bioprinting System for Tissue Engineering

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-CMMI-1038769

$119,420, 9/1/2010 8/31/2011 (as Co-PI)

Project Title: Feasibility and Fabrication of 3D Scaffolds for Tissues/Organs

Funding Agency:  Johnson & Johnson

$75,000, 1/1/2010 - 8/30/2010 (PI)

Project Title: Study Bio-deposition Induced Effects to Living Cells

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-0700405

$225,000, 10/1/2007 - 9/30/2010 (PI)

Project Title: Graduate Research Supplements (GRS)

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-0941423

$43,000, 10/1/2009 - 9/30/2010 (PI)

Project Title: MRI:  Acquisition of 3D Micro-manufacturing Instruments for Bioengineering research at Drexel University

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-0923173

$344,330, 10/1/2009 8/31/2011 (Co-PI)

Project Title: Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-ITR for "National Priorities":

NSF-0427216, $1,000,000.00, 10/1/2004 - 9/30/2008 (PI)

 

Project Title: Collaborative Workshop: Grand Challenges in Bio-Nano Integrated Manufacturing for Year 2020.

Funding Agency:  National Science Foundation: NSF-0650093, $40,000

10/1/2007 - 9/30/2008 (PI-Drexel)

 

Project Title: Bioprinting of 3-D Organ Chambers

Funding Agency:  NASA, $100,000, 4/1/2006 12/31/2009 (PI)

 

Project Title: GAANN Fellowships in Biomechanical Engineering

Funding Agency: Education Department:

$380,000, 6/1/2006 5/31/2009 (as Co-PI)

 

Project Title: Representation and Design of Heterogeneous Structures

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation: NSF-ITR: NSF-0219176

$482,605, 10/1/2002 9/30/2005 (PI)

 

Project Title: International Workshop for Biomanufacturing

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation: NSF-0520958

$30,000, 6/1/2005 - 5/30/2006 (PI)

 

Project Title: MRI:  Acquisition of a High Resolution X-ray Tomography Unit

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation: NSF-0521309

$349,267, 10/1/2005 - 9/30/2006 (Co-PI)

 

Project Title: Accuracy and Stability of Computational Representations of Swept Volume Operations

Funding Agency: NSF/DARPA 0310619

$450,000, 7/1/2003 8/30/2006 (Co-PI)

  

Project Title: Biopharmaceutical and Anatomical Tissue Replacement Structures:

                         Process Modeling and Simulation

Funding Agency: Therics Corporation; $253,052, 11/1/2002 10/30/2005 (PI)

 

Project Title: Combined Research and Curriculum Development in Tissue Engineering

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation: NSF-9980298

$499,602, 10/1/1999 9/30/2004 (Co-PI)