Homaeigohar, Shahin


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Dr. Shahin Homaeigohar is an assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Dundee, UK. He is a Baxter Fellow and a former Marie-Sklodowska Curie Postdoc Fellow (MSCA IF) and Helmholtz-DAAD PhD Fellow.

Prior to his current position, he was a research scientist and postdoc fellow at:

1) Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany (Aug. 2019-July 2020),

2) School of Chemical Engineering, Aalto University, Finland (Aug. 2016-Aug. 2019)

3) Department of Materials Science, University of Kiel, Germany (March 2015-July 2016)

4) Institute of Polymer Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Germany (Sep. 2007-Dec. 2011 as PhD student & Jan. 2012- March 2015 as Postdoc)

He has also made several research visits at:

1) Institute of Biomaterials, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany as an academic visitor (July 2020-Nov. 2020)

2) Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (Oct. 2018-Apr. 2019).

He has authored over 48 publications (27 first authored), one book chapter, and 2 books (one reprinted by ISPO), been granted 3 patents, and awarded several times:

1) Venture Competition award, 2021

2) Falling Walls Lab award, 2019

3) Publon's Top Peer Reviewer award, 2019

4) Marie Curie Seal of Excellence (2 times) 2017 and 2018

5) Top 6 Cover Images of Nano Today (Cover Image Contest), 2015

6) Kajal Mallick memorial award, 2014

7) Top 10 Cover Image of Materials Today (Cover Image Contest), 2013

8) Distinguished Researcher Student award (2 times) 2002 and 2003

Some of his works have appeared as frontispiece and cover images of prominent journals including Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Optical Materials (2 times), Advanced Materials Interfaces, Water, Nanotoday, and Materials Today.

In terms of research funding, he has achieved the prestigious, competitive European Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) grant, a german Helmholtz-DAAD PhD fellowship, several travel grants, and an Academy of Finland mobility grant. He has been also principal investigator of 7 funded research projects in Iran.

Dr. Homaeigohar has given talk at various international conferences such as ICOM, Electrospin, and MSE, where (MSE2020) he has been invited as a Keynote Speaker. He is a member of the topic editorial board of Nanomaterials and Polymers and has been a guest editor for Polymers, Water, International Journal of Molecular Science, and Materials.

His research interests include polymeric and carbon nanomaterials for water treatment, wound dressing, biosensing, and tissue engineering.


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