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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Faculty

Amit Bandyopadhyay

Amit Bandyopadhyay

Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor

Dana 105A

Curriculum Vitae

W. M. Keck Biomedical Materials Research Lab


  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 1995

Research Interests

  • Processing of ceramics, metals and composites using Rapid Prototyping
  • Load bearing and non-load bearing implants
  • Patient specific implants
  • Laser processing of materials
  • Microwave sintering of ceramics
  • Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers (pMUTs) for medical imaging and therapeutics

Recognition and Honors

  • Elected to the Washington State Academy of Science (2017)
  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Society for Materials (ASM International)
  • Fellow, American Ceramic Society
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (1999)
  • Young Investigator Program Award, Office of Naval Research (1998)

Selected Publications

Complete List of Publications on Google Scholar

  • Book – “Biomaterials Science – Processing, Properties and Applications III” Ceramic Transactions Volume 242, Edited by Susmita Bose, Amit Bandyopadhyay and Roger Narayan, John Wiley (2013).
  • Book – “Characterization of Biomaterials” Edited by Amit Bandyopadhyay and Susmita Bose, Elsevier (2013).
  • Book – “Biomaterials Science – Processing, Properties and Applications II” Ceramic Transactions Volume 237, Edited by Roger Narayan, Susmita Bose and Amit Bandyopadhyay, John Wiley (2012).
  • Book – “Biomaterials Science – Processing, Properties and Applications” Ceramic Transactions Volume 228, Edited by Roger Narayan, Amit Bandyopadhyay and Susmita Bose, John Wiley (2011).
  • Book – “Innovative Processing and Synthesis of Ceramics, Glasses and Composites V” Ceramic Transactions Volume 129, Edited by J. P. Singh, N. P. Bansal and A. Bandyopadhyay, American Ceramic Society (2001).