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    Associate Professor  
    Graduate Institute of Biomedical Engineering
    National Taiwan University of Science and  Technology
    TR-930, AAEON Building, 43 Keelung Rd., Sec. 4 Taipei 10607,TAIWAN
    E-mail: hosseinkhani@mail.ntust.edu.tw 
    Tel: +886-2-27303216
    Fax: +886-2-27303733
    http://www-o.ntust.edu.tw/~hossein/


       Academic Qualification

 

  • 2002, Ph.D- Polymer Engineering: Kyoto University (JAPAN): Excellent with Honor

              (Thesis: Design of non-viral polymer vectors and the ultrasound combination to enhance gene transfection)

  • 1998, M.Sc-Chemical Engineering: Tarbiat Modares University: First Class, First Rank
              (Thesis: Controlled release of theophylline from biodegradable poly (D,L-Lactic Acid) microspheres)
  • 1996, B.Sc-Chemical Engineering: Polytechnique University: National Gold Medalist
              (Thesis: Pilot plant design of zinc oxide production from zinc concentrated)

 

 

        Professional Experiences

l   2011-present, Associate Professor, Inst. of Biomed. Eng., National Taiwan Univ. of Sci. and Tech., TAIWAN

l   2011-present, Lecturer, Academia Sinica-National Taiwan Univ., The Taiwan Int. Graduate Program, TAIWAN

l   2009-2011, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomed. Eng., National Yang-Ming Univ., TAIWAN

l   2009-2011, R&D consultant, Centro Chino, Co., TAIWAN

l   2009-2011, R&D consultant, Asia Pacific Stem Cells Science, Ltd., HONG KONG

l   2007-2009, R&D consultant, Nippi Co. Ltd., Abide, Ibaraki, JAPAN

l   2008-2009, Senior Researcher, International Research Institute for Integrated Med. Sci., Tokyo Women’s Medical Univ., JAPAN

l   2004-2008, Research Fellow, International Center for Young Scientists, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), JAPAN

l   2002-2004, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Frontier Medical Science, Kyoto Univ., JAPAN

l   1998-2002, Research Assistant, Institute for Frontier Medical Science, Kyoto Univ., JAPAN

l   1997-1998, Research Assistant, Dept. of Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto Univ., JAPAN

 

 

     Research Expertis

      Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, Biosensors, Hydrogels, Cancer Nanotechnology  

        SEM, TEM, AFM, RT-PCR, micro surgery, cell/tissue culture, chromatography, immunohistochemical, biochemical assays, 
         Eliza, western blot,
DNA fragmentation, extraction RNAs/probe preparation, histology/ immunefluorescent

 

     Publications

       83
articles in ISI peer-reviewed journals, over 3500 citations (Google Scholar), hindex: 32, i10index: 59
       10
highly cited  paper in Biomedical  Sciences,
  20 # of articles with IF > 5, 10 invited review articles
        210
International lecture/Seminar, 3 books, 12 book chapters, 2 patents



    Academic Society Activities

      Associate Editor: HERALD JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH

      Editorial Board: The Open Nanomedicine Journal (ISSN 1875-9335)

      Editorial Board: Progress Biomaterials

      Editorial Board: Journal of Developmental Biology and Tissue Engineering

      Editorial Board: International Journal of Molecular and Cellular Medicine (IJMCM)

      Editorial Board: World Journal of Stem Cells (WJSC)

      Guest Editor: The International Journal of Nanotechnology

      Guest Editor: Scientifica: Biomaterials, Scientifica: Tissue Engineering

      Guest Editor: Organic Chemistry: Current Reserach 

      Scientific Board of Royan International Awards: http://www.royanaward.com/

      Referee 90 SCI journals

       

       Teaching Expereinces

       Course Taught:

       Graduate:                                                              

  • Introduction to Nanotechnology (The Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP), Academia Sinica-National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
  • Textural Design of Biomaterials (Graduate Institute for Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
  • Cell Culture Technology (Graduate Institute for Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
  • Bioengineering of Cells and Tissue (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
  • Biostatistics (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
  • Principal of Biomedical Engineering (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
  • Nanobiotechnology (Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sci., National Defense Medical Univ., Taiwan)


        Undergraduate
:                       

  • Calculus I&II (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
  • General Chemistry (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
  • General Chemistry Lab. Analysis (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)
  • Biochemistry (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan)

 

     Funding

        2015-2016        National Science Council, Taiwan

                                   Awarded: 800,000 NT$, Role: PI; 3D Nano-composites for Medical Applications

          2014-2015        National Science Council, Taiwan

                                   Awarded: 900,000 NT$, Role: PI; Cell Detection Biosensors

        2013-2014        National Science Council, Taiwan

                                   Awarded: 850,000 NT$, Role: PI; 3D Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering


         2010-2013        National Science Council, Taiwan

                                    Awarded: 3, 510,000 NT$, Role: PI; Hydrogels for 3D Tissue Constructs

 

         2010-2011        International Grant, Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

                                    Awarded: 100,000 NT$, Role: PI; Fabrication of 3D scaffold for Cardiac Tissue

 

          2009-2010        National Yang Ming University, Taiwan

                                     Awarded: 1000,000 NT$, Role: PI; Bioengineering of Stem Cells

 

          2009-2010        Taipei Veteran General Hospital, Taiwan

                                     Awarded: 1000,000 NT$, Role: co-PI; 3D scaffolds  for bone tissue engineering

 

           2008-2009        IRIIMS, Ministry of Science, Technology, Culture and Sports, Japan

                                     Awarded: 250,000 US$, Role: PI; 3D culture systems

 

            2004-2007        ICYS, Ministry of Science, Technology, Culture and Sports, Japan

                                       Awarded: 250,000 US$, Role: PI; Tissue Engineered Nano-Scaffolds

 

            2002-2004        JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), Japan

                                       Awarded: 100,000 US$, Role: PI; Tissue Engineering via gene therapy


  

     Honors and Awards

·          ●       The Award for Young Investigator Biomaterials Society

·           ●     ICYS (International Center for Young Scientists) Fellowship (Special Coordination Funds for Promoting of Science

                    and Technology from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho) of the

                    Japanese Government, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, JAPAN (Center designed to bring together 

                    Japanese and world-class foreign scientists operates entirely in English; ca. 40 fellows from around the world with

                    budget of $ 250,000 over five years for each fellow (2004).

·              JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Fellowship, Kyoto University, Japan .

·           ●    Japanese Government Fellowship (Monbukagakusho) for Ph.D course study, Japan .

·           ●    Ministry of Science and Technology Scholarship for M.Sc course study .

·           ●    M.Sc (Biomedical Engineering) First Class, First Rank .

·           ●    B.Sc (Chemical Engineering) First Class, First Rank.

·           ●    1st rank in nation-wide entrance examination for M.Sc program in Chemical Engineering .

·           ●    High School (Mathematics & Physic) First Class, First Rank-Gold medalist

 

       Academic Society Activities

    ●    Editorial Board of The Open Nanomedicine Journal (ISSN 1875-9335)

     ●    Editorial Board of The Journal of Developmental Biology and Tissue Engineering

     ●    Editorial Board of The International Journal of Nanotechnology-Guest Editor: Nanomedicine

     ●    Editorial Board of The World Journal of Stem Cells

      ●    Referee 90 SCI journals

      ●    Active Members of 18 International Academic Society

      ●    R&D Consultant

 

         Reviewer for Journal

    

     ·         Analytical Chemistry

       ·         Biomacromolecules

       ·         Biotechnology and Bioengineering

       ·         Biotechnology Progress

       ·         Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition

       ·         Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A

       ·         International Journal of Nanotechnology

       ·         Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

       ·         Journal of Controlled Release

       ·         Langmuir

       ·         Tissue Engineering

       ·         Biomaterials

       ·         Gene Therapy

       ·         Molecular Therapy

       ·         Cancer Gene Therapy

       ·         Iranian Polymer Journal

       ·         Stem Cells

       ·         Chemistry Today

       ·         Biomedical Materials

       ·         Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

       ·         Journal of Clinical Rehabilitative Tissue Engineering Research

       ·         Acta Biomaterialia

       ·         Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology

       ·         Advanced Drug Delivery Review

       ·         Nano Letters

       ·         Advanced Materials

       ·         Nanotechnology

       ·         Journal American Chemical Society

       ·         Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers

       ·         Journal of Nanomedicine

       ·         Cytotherapy

       ·         Journal of Nanoparticles Research

       ·         Recent Patents on Drug Delivery and Development

       ·         Food and Chemical Toxicology

 

 

        Professional Affiliation

     

       ●         Chemical Engineering Society of France

       ●         Chemical Engineers Society of Japan

       ●         Japanese Biomaterials Society

       ●         Japanese Drug Delivery System Society

       ●         Tissue Engineering International Society

       ●         Biomaterials Society

       ●         American Gene Therapy

       ●         The American Chemical Society (ACS)

       ●         The International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

 

 

       Languages & Personality

     

·        English: Fluent; Japanese: Fluent; Italian: Fluent, Arabic: Fluent; Turkish: Fluent, Farsi: Fluent,

         Chinese: basic

·        Innovative, highly active, energetic individual, and enthusiasm; highly motivated outstanding

         individual, wide range of research knowledge and interests; Leadership/project management;

         Conference and symposium organization.



 Graduate Institute of Biomedical Engineering National Taiwan University of Science and Technology  TR-930, AAEON Building, 43 Keelung Rd., Sec. 4 Taipei 10607, TAIWAN

   Phone: +886-2-27303216 / Fax: +886-2-27303733 / Email: hosseinkhani@mail.ntust.edu.tw