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Melissa Baumann

Melissa Baumann
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Bone and tissue engineering

Associate professor of chemical engineering and materials science

Expertise:

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.