THOMAS ANGELINI - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

THOMAS ANGELINI - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Dr. Thomas E. Angelini is an associate professor in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida. In 2005, Dr. Angelini received his PhD in physics from the University of Illinois, studying self-assembly of proteins, lipids, DNA and viruses, using techniques like small angle x-ray scattering (SAXS), cryo-electron microscopy, and confocal microscopy.

ADAM FEINBERG - CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

ADAM FEINBERG - CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

Dr. Feinberg joined CMU in the fall of 2010 as an Assistant Professor with joint appointments in Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Feinberg earned a BS in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University in 1999, followed by a Masters (2002) and Ph.D. (2004) in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Florida, where his doctoral work was focused on engineering cell-material interactions to prevent and enhance adhesion.

MICHAEL FRANCIS - EMBODY LLC

MICHAEL FRANCIS - EMBODY LLC

Dr. Francis is a proven biotechnology professional with a passion and prowess for translational science & regenerative medicine. Dr. Francis is a cultivated communicator, educator and energizer offering 20 years of diverse R&D and leadership experience spanning cardiovascular, orthopedic, spine, craniofacial and sports medicine indications.

ESMAIEL JABBARI - BIOINSPIRED SOLUTIONS LLC

ESMAIEL JABBARI - BIOINSPIRED SOLUTIONS LLC

Esmaiel Jabbari is a Tenured Full Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, and Director of Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery, and Biomimetic Materials at University of South Carolina. He is also the Founder and President of Bioinspired Solutions LLC for the purpose of commercialization of bioinspired cell culture systems for tissue regeneration to the healthcare market.

ADAM JAKUS - DIMENSION INX

ADAM JAKUS - DIMENSION INX

Dr. Adam Jakus is currently the co-founder and Chief Technology of Dimension Inx LLC, a start-up developing transformative advanced manufacturing materials and processes for medical and non-medical spaces. Adam received his BS and MS degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology, where he worked on: The experimental and computational design and development of new metal- and ceramic-based energetic materials; ballistic projectile-material interaction simulation and experiments; materials design for thermochemical nano-lithography; quantum dot design and synthesis; and more.

JAN JENSEN - TRAILHEAD BIOSYSTEMS

JAN JENSEN - TRAILHEAD BIOSYSTEMS

Originally trained as a molecular biochemist (U. Copenhagen), Dr. Jensen is a molecular developmental biologist with particular expertise in development of pancreas, stomach, lung and gut, and has published >60 papers in international journals including Nature Genetics, PNAS, Developmental Biology, Development, Gastroenterology, and more. He is the E. J. Brandon Endowed professor in Diabetes Research at the Cleveland Clinic.

JOHN KILLIAM - MASSACHUSETTS MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP

JOHN KILLIAM - MASSACHUSETTS MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP

John Killam is a multifaceted, innovative leader with extensive experience in operations management, manufacturing engineering and optimization, quality management, business development, manufacturing operations, R&D, cost analysis and strategic production planning. John has thirty years experience working for fortune 200 manufacturing companies and is certified in the Toyota Production system by a Shingijutsu Sensei.

MARK KLINE - X-THERMA

MARK KLINE - X-THERMA

Dr. Mark Kline serves as the technical and operating lead for X-Therma Inc., a company working to improve the storage and transport of regenerative medicines, where he oversees the management of government support, among other roles. Dr. Kline has been continuously involved in research at the interplay of chemistry and biology and brings technical expertise to the ARMI BioFabUSA community in the areas of supramolecular interactions, peptidomimetic and polymer systems, and the design and characterization of supramolecular nanostructures.