Prof.dr. J. Feijen

Email:

Tel:

Room:

j.feijen@tnw.utwente.nl

+31 53 4892976/ 2968

Zuidhorst 252

prof. Jan Feijen

Professor in Biomaterials and Polymer Chemistry

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA PROFESSOR DR J. FEIJEN

Name:

Jan Feijen

Title:

Professor of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, University of Twente,

Address:

University of Twente, Faculty of Science and Technology – Chemical Technology, Department of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, P.O.Box 217, NL-7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands.

Tel.:

xx 31 53 489 2976

Fax:

xx 31 53 489 2155

E-mail:

j.feijen@utwente.nl

Homepage:

http://www.utwente.nl/tnw/pbm

Birth Date:

January 12, 1944

Marital Status:

Married ‑ three children

Training

·

M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, 1967

·

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, 1970

Professional experience

·

1995-2008, Scientific director of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, BMTI, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands.

·

1989 ‑2003, Affiliate Professor in Bioenginee­ring, University of Washington, Seattle, US

·

1979 ‑ present, Professor of Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials, Twente University of Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands.

·

1979-1985, Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceu­tics, University of Utah, Salt lake City, US.

·

July ‑ August 1978, Visiting Associate Professor Dept. of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US.

·

1 Oct. 1978 ‑ 1979, Adjunct Associate Professor Dept. of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US.

·

1973 ‑ 1978, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Twente University of Technology, Enschede, Netherlands.

·

Juni 1972 ‑ September 1977, Visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of Applied Pharmaceutical Scien­ce, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, US.

·

June 1973 ‑ September 1973, Visiting Assistant Professor, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt lake City, US.

·

1970 ‑ 1972, Assistant Professor, Materials Scien­ce and Engineering, Twente University of Technolo­gy, Enschede, Netherlands.

Major Research Interests

·

Biomedical Polymers

·

Biointerfacial Phenomena

·

Artificial Organ

·

Drug Delivery Systems

·

Tissue engineering

·

Ring-opening polymerization

·

Engineering polymers

Research experience

·

1972 – present: Biomaterials, Biodegradable Polymers, Biointer­facial Phenomena, Polymeric Drug Delivery Sy­stems, Membranes, Transport Phenomena, Artifi­cial Organs (Hemoperfusion, Oxy­genation, Heart Assist Devices), Tissue engineering, ring-opening polymerization, engineering polymers

·

1970 – 1972: Synthetic poly(a‑amino acids), Synthe­sis, Charac­terization in solution, Conformational Studies

·

1967 – 1970: Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Isoannelated hetero­aromatic systems

Member of societies

·

European Society for Artificial Organs

·

Royal Dutch Chemical Society

·

Controlled Release Socie­ty

·

European Society for Biomaterials

·

International Society for Artificial Organs

·

American Chemical Society

·

Dutch Biomaterials Society (NVB)

Other Professional Activities

·

1995- 2008, Graduate School ‘Integrated BioMedical Engineering for restoration of human function’, University of Twente, scientific director

·

1990- 2008, First/Second/Third/Fourth/Fifth/Sixth/ Seventh/Eight/Nineth, European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery Systems, The Netherlands, chairman and organiser

·

Study section Biomaterials, NWO, former chairman and member

·

Study section Macromolecules, NWO-CW (Chemical Sciences), former chairman and member

·

Controlled Release Society, member, former governor

·

European Society for Biomaterials, member, former governor

·

International Society for Artificial Internal Organs, former governor

·

Foundation of Polymer Technology (PTN), member of the council

·

Graduate School Polymers, PTN, member board of governors

·

Polymer Center Twente (PCT), University of Twente, chairman

·

Concerted Action on Heart and Replacement Technologie, Medical Health Research Programme of the European Communities, chairman for five years

·

Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI), member management team

·

European Degradable Polymer Society, co-founder

·

2005- present, Dutch Program for Tissue Engineering (DPTE), chairman

Editor

·

Journal of Controlled Release, co-founding editor

·

International Journal of Artificial Organs, Section Biomaterials, European editor

Editorial Board

·

Biomaterials,

·

Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition

·

Materials in Medicine

·

Macromolecular Bioscience

·

Biomacromolecules

·

The International Journal of Artificial Organs

·

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research

·

Journal of Material Science

Fellowships

·

Fellow of the American Society for Biomaterials

·

Fellow of AIMBE

·

Fellow of the Dutch Forum for Technology and Science

Awards

·

Best Paper Award Journal of Controlled Release, Controlled Release Society, 1992.

·

Clemson Award, American Society for Biomaterials, 1994.

·

Founders Award, Controlled Release Society, 1998.

·

George Winter Award, ESB, 2002.

·

Royal decoration ‘Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw’, April 28, 2003.

·

The Award for Distinguished Service in Advancement of Biomaterials Science, Japanese Society for Biomaterials, 2008