Dimitrios Stamatialis

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Dr. D. Stamatialis is associate professor at the University of Twente in the Department of Biomaterials Science and Technology. Before he was appointed at this department in January 2011, he was associate professor at the Membrane Science and Technology department, also at the University of Twente.

Research:

The research of Dr. Stamatialis is dedicated towards biomedical membrane applications. Main themes are: membranes for artificial organs and tissue engineering, membrane chromatography and bio-separations.

Scientific education:

1990-1995: Ph. D., Physical Chemistry department, University of Athens, Greece

1985-1989: B. Sc., in Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece

Professional experience:

2010 - present

Associate professor at the Biomaterials Science and Technology group, in the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Twente – The Netherlands (research direction: Biomedical membrane applications).

2007 –2010

Associate professor at the Membrane Technology, in the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Twente – The Netherlands (research direction: Biomedical membrane applications).

2002 –2006

Assistant professor at the Membrane Technology, in the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Twente – The Netherlands.

2000 –2002

Senior researcher in the European Membrane Institute Twente (EMI – Twente) in the Membrane Technology Group of the University of Twente –The Netherlands.

Subject: “Development of an iontophoretic transdermal drug delivery system”.

1999 –2000

Postdoctoral researcher in the Transport of Matter Group at the Institute of Physical Chemistry in NCSR “Demokritos” in Greece.

Subject: “Study of penetration of solvents, swelling agents and their mixtures in polymers of micro-lithography”.

1998 –1999

Postdoctoral researcher in the Membrane Technology Group of Prof. M. N. de Pinho at the Instituto Superio Tecnico of the Technical University of Lisbon - Portugal.

Subjects: (a) “Atomic force microscopy of dense and asymmetric cellulose based membranes” (b) “Optimization of cellulose acetate propionate composite membranes”.

1996 –1998

During military service, researcher in the Greek Army Research and Technology Center (Results classified).

Subjects: (a) “Research and development of composite materials (polymer/ceramic) as armor systems” and (b) “Development of anti-IR paintings for military vehicles”.

1995 - 1996

Postdoctoral researcher in the Transport of Matter Group (Group leader Dr. J.H. Petropoulos) at the Institute of Physical Chemistry in NCSR “Demokritos”.

Subject: (a) Further work on liquid penetration in cellulose acetate (October- December 1995). (b) Penetration of alcohols in polymethacrylates (January 1996-September 1996).

1995

Postdoctoral fellow in the Membrane Technology Group of Prof. H. Strathmann at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

Subject: “Development of an interferometric technique for vapor sorption studies in rubbery (silicone rubber) and glassy polymeric (cellulose acetate, poly trimethylsilyl- propyne) membranes”.

Awards:

- Top three in the contest for “Central Education price, 2008” (Teacher of the year 2008) of the University of Twente.

- “Teacher of the year 2008” for the Biomedical Engineering study of University of Twente.

Additional professional activities:

Member of: American Chemical Society (ACS), European Membrane Society (EMS), North American Membrane Society (NAMS), Controlled Release Society (CRS), European Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO), European Tissue Engineering society (ETES).

Regular reviewer of: Biomaterials, Macromolecules, Journal of Controlled Release, Biomacromolecules, Current Drug Delivery journal, Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Separation and Purification Technology, Separation Science and Technology, Journal of Membrane Science, Colloids and Interface Science, Lab on Chip, Advanced Materials and others.