Amit Bandyopadhyay serves as a Professor at the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, Wash, USA. He received his B.S. degree in metallurgical engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, in 1989; his M.S. degree in metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, in 1992; and his Ph.D. degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Texas, Arlington, Tex, USA, in 1995. He served as a Research Associate at the Center for Ceramics Research at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA, from 1995 to 1997. In 1997, he joined WSU as an Assistant Professor and was 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 in 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 over 245 technical articles, holds 9 US patents (6 are sold or licensed to industries), and edited seven books. His papers have been cited over 5000 times with h-index greater than 40. He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, the American Society for Materials, the American Institute for medical and Biological Engineering, and the American Association for Advancement of Science.
Biography Updated on 2 August 2014