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Paulo Coelho, DDS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Biomaterials and Biomimetics
Room 804S Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Fax: 212-995-4337
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Education:

DDS 1999, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana; MS 2002 (Biomaterials) University of Alabama at Birmingham; MSMtE (Materials Engineering) University of Alabama at Birmingham; BS 2004 (Materials Engineering) University of Alabama at Birmingham; PhD 2006 (Materials Engineering) University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Research Interests / Professional Overview:

Metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and biopolymeric materials characterization • Engineering tissue response to different biomaterials types • In vitro (cell) and in vivo response to biomaterials • Biomedical device design and testing • Biomechanical and thermal simulation of complex device geometries • Biomechanical behavior of materials (static and dynamic) • Tissue adhesion to biomaterials

 

Current Funding:

Army Research Laboratory, Private Industry

 

Pub Med Articles:

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