Department of Materials Science & Engineering
97 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office: IMS 109
Phone: 860.486.9253 and 860.486.5003
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://weilaboratory.engr.uconn.edu/
|2018||School of Engineering Centennial Term Professor|
|2017||Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)|
|2015||INSIGHT Into Diversity 2015, Inspiring Women in STEM Award|
|2013||Elected as a member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE)|
|2007||Women of Innovation Award|
|2007||Professional Excellence Awards, Educator of the Year, UConn|
|2005||Outstanding Department Member, Dept. of Materials Science and Eng., UConn|
|2004||KC Wong Research Fellowship of Chinese Academy of Sciences|
|1998-1999||Postdoc Fellowship of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)|
|1999||Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (ARC, not taken up as the offer received after the commence of the fellowship in Japan)|
H Ye, Z Shen, L Yu, M Wei, Y Li. Anomalous vascular dynamics of nanoworms within blood flow. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 4, 66-77, 2018.
H Ye, Z Shen, L Yu, M Wei, Y Li. Manipulating nanoparticle transport within blood flow through external forces: An exemplar of mechanics in nanomedicine. Proceedings of the Royal Society: A, 474(2211):20170845, 2018 (Invited Review).
L Yu, I Martin, R Kasi, M Wei. Enhanced intrafibrillar mineralization of collagen fibrils induced by brush-like polymers, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 28440-28449, 2018.
C Hu, Le Yu, M Wei. Sectioning studies of biomimetic collagen-hydroxyapatite coatings on Ti-6Al-4V substrates using focused ion beam. Applied Surface Science, 444C, 590-597, 2018.
B Heimbach, D Zhang, M Wei. Fabrication of nanohydroxyapatite and silk fiber reinforced composite for improved modulus. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, accepted.
M Zilm, L Yu, B Hines, M Wei. Preparation and characterization of magnetic hydroxyapatite powders. Materials Science and Engineering C, 87, 112-119, 2018.
D Clearfield, X Xin, D Rowe, S Yadav, M Wei. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of osteochondral differentiation on zonal biomaterials via observation of fluorescent multi-reporter cells. Tissue Engineering A, doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2018.0135. [Epub ahead of print], 2018.
B Heimbach, K Grassie, MT Shaw, JR Olson, M Wei. Effect of hydroxyapatite nanorod volume fraction on the mechanical properties of high modulus biodegradable bone fixation devices. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, 105, 1963-1971, 2017.
C Hu, M Aindow, M Wei. Focused ion beam sectioning studies of biomimetic hydroxyapatite coatings on Ti-6Al-4V substrates. Surface and Coatings Technology, 313, 255-262, 2017.
ST Bendtsen, M Wei. Development of an alginate-hydroxyapatite hydrogel for 3D bioprinting bone tissue engineered scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 105, 1457-68, 2017.
C Hu, M Wei. Biomimetic intrafibrillar silicification of collagen fibrils through a one-step collagen self-assembly/silicification approach. RSC Advances, 7, 34624-32, 2017.
ST Bendtsen, M Wei. In vitro evaluation of 3D bioprinted tri-polymer network scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 105, 3262-72, 2017.
D Clearfield, A Nguyen, M Wei. Biomimetic scaffolds mimicking the zonal architecture and composition of cartilage and osteochondral tissue through freeze casting routes. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 106, 948-958, 2017.