Reis, Rui

Collaborating Investigator

Department of Polymer Engineering
School of Engineering
University of Minho

Research Interests

Tissue engineering (TE) of bone, cartilage and osteochondral defects
Production of porous biomaterials and TE scaffolds, including rapid prototyping approaches
Systems for the controlled release of bioactive agents
Development and modification of natural origin materials
Polymer science applied to the development of new materials
Characterization of biomaterials under dynamic loads
Biomaterials-protein interactions
Hydrogels and novel degradable bone cements
Nanobiotechnology applied to regenerative medicine
Smart and responsive materials for tissue engineering and sustained release

Professional Qualifications

Honoris Causa PhD/MD, University of Granada, Spain
DSc in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, University of Minho, Portugal
PhD in Polymer Engineering (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering), University of Minho, Portugal
MSc in Material Science and Engineering (Biomaterials), University of Porto, Portugal
BSc in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Link to Professor Rui Reis’ Research Group