T. S. Sampath Kumar
Medical Materials Laboratory Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
Prof. Dr. T.S. Sampath Kumar is head of Medical Materials Laboratory, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He received his PhD in materials engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1986. His current research areas are nanostructured biomaterials, antimicrobial ceramics and delivery systems, injectable bone cements and value added biomaterials from natural wastes. Prof. Sampath Kumar is a Fellow of the Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs India (SBAOI) and of International Medical Sciences Academy (IMSA). He received 1994 University Grants Commission Career Award, Dr Uma & Dr B C Bansal International Oration 2015 of IMSA and his research guidance is marked by many best thesis, journal best paper and best presentation and project awards. Prof. Sampath Kumar co-authored a book “Biomaterials: A Nano Approach” published by CRC Press He has published more than 125 papers in peer reviewed journals with many papers having well over 100 citations, 3 book chapters and edited 4 conference proceedings in journals. He has 3 (5 filled) Indian patents to his credit. He is the Associate Editor of Biomaterials, a Frontiers Journal and Editorial Board Member of many biomaterial journals.
nanostructured biomaterials, antimicrobial ceramics and delivery systems, injectable bone cements and value added biomaterials from natural wastes