Chih-Chang C.C. Chu
College of Human Ecology, Biomedical Engineering Program, Cornell University, USA
Dr. C.C. Chu joined the Cornell faculty in 1978 after completing postdoctoral research on biomaterials for maxillofacial prostheses at the Medical Center of the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He had held visiting appointments in the Department of Dental Science at University of Liverpool in the UK, at the National YangMing Medical College in Taiwan, at Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and in the Division of Mechanics and Materials Science, Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the US Food and Drug Administration. He has served on the editorial boards of The Open Macromolecules Journal, The Open Material Science Journal and The Open Biomaterials Journal. He also served on the board of directors for the Society of Plastic Engineers medical plastics division and was on the editorial board of the Journal of Investigative Surgery. Dr. Chu earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Tamkang University and a PhD in polymer science from Florida State University.
Biomaterials, wound healing, fibers, polymers, biodegradable polymers, tissue engineering, material science.