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Dr. Qaisar Nawaz | Biomaterials Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Qaisar Nawaz, Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Dr. Qaisar Nawaz, a Pakistani national based in Germany, is a Materials Engineer specializing in ceramic powders, bioglasses, and coatings. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Bone Tissue Engineering at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, his research focuses on multifunctional mesoporous bioactive glasses. With over five years of experience, he has published extensively and presented his work at international conferences. His expertise spans synthesis, characterization, and application of materials, supported by a strong academic background and technical skills in microscopy, spectroscopy, and thin film fabrication. Fluent in English, Urdu, and basic German. 🧪🔬📚


Publication Profile

Background & Education 📚

Qaisar Nawaz, a Pakistani national born on January 1, 1990, in Jhang, Pakistan, currently resides in Erlangen, Germany. He holds a B.Sc. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the University of the Punjab and an M.Sc. (Hons.) in Advanced Materials and Processes from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the same university, his research focuses on Bone Tissue Engineering, Bioactive glasses, and Nanomaterials, funded by DAAD and the German Research Foundation.

Academic & Professional Journey 🎓

During his academic journey, Qaisar has engaged in various research projects, including his master’s thesis at Fraunhofer IISB, focusing on electronic device optimization. His expertise extends to the synthesis and characterization of multifunctional mesoporous materials, showcased through his roles as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Biomaterials and a Student Research Assistant at the Institute of General Material Properties.

Achievements 🏅

Qaisar possesses a wide array of technical skills, from Scanning Electron Microscopy to Cell culture studies. He has made significant contributions to the field, evidenced by his publications in esteemed scientific journals and presentations at international conferences. Notably, he clinched the first-best poster prize at the German Ceramic Conference (DKG 2019). Fluent in English, Urdu, and with a basic understanding of German, Qaisar exemplifies dedication and expertise in material engineering. 🧪🔬


Research Focus

Qaisar Nawaz’s research primarily focuses on the development and application of advanced materials for biomedical purposes. His work spans the synthesis and characterization of various bioactive glass nanoparticles, including zinc-ion-doped and manganese-containing formulations. These materials exhibit promising potential for applications in bone tissue engineering, drug delivery, and antibacterial coatings. By integrating innovative techniques like sol-gel synthesis and electrophoretic deposition, Nawaz aims to address challenges in orthopedic implants and regenerative medicine. Through his diverse investigations, he contributes significantly to the advancement of materials science, enhancing medical treatments and implant technologies. 🧬🔬


Publication Top Notes

  1. Multifunctional zinc ion doped sol–gel derived mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for biomedical applications
    • Published in 2019, cited 167 times 📚
  2. Synthesis and characterization of manganese containing mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles for biomedical applications
    • Published in 2018, cited 101 times 📊
  3. Antibacterial and bioactive coatings based on radio frequency co-sputtering of silver nanocluster-silica coatings on PEEK/bioactive glass layers obtained by electrophoretic …
    • Published in 2017, cited 68 times 💻
  4. 3D printing of alginate dialdehyde-gelatin (ADA-GEL) hydrogels incorporating phytotherapeutic icariin loaded mesoporous SiO2-CaO nanoparticles for bone tissue engineering
    • Published in 2021, cited 67 times 🏥
  5. Fabrication and characterization of electrophoretically deposited chitosan-hydroxyapatite composite coatings on anodic titanium dioxide layers
    • Published in 2019, cited 67 times 🔬
  6. Electrophoretic deposition of lawsone loaded bioactive glass (BG)/chitosan composite on polyetheretherketone (PEEK)/BG layers as antibacterial and bioactive coating
    • Published in 2018, cited 58 times 💉
  7. Effect of manganese, zinc, and copper on the biological and osteogenic properties of mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles
    • Published in 2021, cited 54 times 🦴
  8. Osteogenic properties of manganese‐doped mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles
    • Published in 2020, cited 45 times 🧬
  9. Bioactive glass based scaffolds incorporating gelatin/manganese doped mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticle coating
    • Published in 2019, cited 43 times 🌱
  10. Favorable angiogenic properties of the borosilicate bioactive glass 0106-B1 result in enhanced in vivo osteoid formation compared to 45S5 Bioglass
    • Published in 2019, cited 42 times 💡
Qaisar Nawaz | Biomaterials Award | Best Researcher Award

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