Roberto De Santis

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy


Roberto De Santis earned a degree in mechanical engineering, the Ph.D. degree in biotechnology of dental materials, and an M.A. in biomaterials. He works as a Researcher at the Institute of Composite and Biomedical Materials (IMCB) of the Italian National Research Council. He has worked for many years on materials for biomedical applications developing particular skills on the properties of natural tissues, design of prostheses for hard tissues replacements, and scaffolds for tissue engineering. He is responsible of the laboratory of mechanical characterization and rapid prototyping techniques, and he serves as a Leader of the Research Units of Project 2 of the Molecular Design Department of the CNR focused on biomaterials and tissue engineering. He works as an Adjunct Professor of science and technology of dental materials at the School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine of Naples “Federico II”, and he authored more than 50 papers published in international journals, 10 book chapters, and more than 100 international congress presentations.

Biography Updated on 26 January 2011

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