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 Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG), Germany (Jan. 2012- March 2015)

He has also made several reserach 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 47 publications (27 first authored), one book chapter, and 2 books (one reprinted by ISPO), been granted 3 patents, and awarded several times (Falling Walls Lab award, Kajal Mallick memorial award, Publon's Top Peer Reviewer award, Top 10 Cover Image of Materials Today, Top 6 Cover Images of Nano Today, Marie Curie Seal of excellence (2 times), and distinguished researcher student (2 times)). 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 has also served as a reviewer for high ranked journals including Carbon, ACS Applied Materials& Interfaces, ACS Sustainable Chemistry&Engineering, Acta Biomaterialia, NPG Asia Materials, Scientific Reports, Carbohydrate Polymers, and Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 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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