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Melissa Baumann

Melissa Baumann
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Bone and tissue engineering

Associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science


An expert in bone and tissue engineering. Research focus is on “growing bone” on ceramic scaffolding, with the hope of one day providing lab-engineered bone for grafting. Also, currently researching alternative metals for hip and knee replacements as well as nanoceramic coatings for improved water filtration.