Amit Bandyopadhyay is a Professor at the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and the Director of Bioengineering Research Center at Washington State University (WSU). He received his B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Jadavpur University, India, in 1989, an M.S. degree in metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, in 1992, and the Ph.D. degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1995. He was a Research Associate at the Center for Ceramics Research at Rutgers University from 1995 to 1997. In 1997, he joined WSU as an Assistant Professor and promoted to an Associate Professor in 2001 and a Professor in 2006. In 1998, he received the Young Investigator Program Award from the Office of Naval Research and in 1999, he received the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). His research interest lies with nontraditional manufacturing of materials with special emphasis on load bearing and nonload bearing implants, rapid prototyping, biomaterials, and piezoelectric materials. He has authored and coauthored 135 technical articles, holds 8 US patents (6 are sold or licensed to industries), and edited one book.
Biography Updated on 13 December 2007