• researcher examining the parts of an artificial hip
    Orthopedic joints haven't changed much in 50 years. We are developing models & fabrication methods that are more durable, stable, and wear-resistant. Image: Dartmouth College.
  • Students learn to use the biaxial cruciform machine at the UNH Olson Center.
    We are also working to improve sheet metal implants for trauma repair. Here, students learn to use the biaxial cruciform machine at the UNH Olson Center. Image: Liz Mamros.
  • Prof John Tsavalas and grad student Yung-Chun Lin at the whiteboard.
    Tissue engineering is a major research thrust, with research teams at UNH, Dartmouth, and Keene State College. Image: Ali Asghar.
  • Prof Kat Mirica and grad student Michael Ko in their research lab.
    We are also focused on the research needed to create biosensors that will transform health care. Image: Kathryn Lapierre.



Panahi, Z., Custer, L., & Halpern, J. M. (2021). Recent Advances in Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Detection of Hydrophobic Metabolites in Biofluids. Sensors and Actuators Reports, 100051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snr.2021.100051

Congratulations, Dr. QIANMING LIN!

Congratulations to Dartmouth graduate student Qianming Lin who successfully presented his dissertation, "Design of 3D Printable Cyclodextrin-Based Polypseudorotaxanes Materials" on September 21st. Qianming's advisor is Prof. Chenfeng Ke.

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NH BioMade, a new five-year $20 million EPSCoR project funded by the National Science Foundation, will advance the rapidly growing New Hampshire biomaterials industry through knowledge generation, academic-industrial research partnerships, and workforce development. Addressing opportunities identified in the 2016 NH University Research and Industry Plan, this new grant will be used to develop innovative approaches for design and manufacturing of biomaterials, such as those used in implants and tissue engineering, which hold the potential to save lives and improve overall quality of life for patients.

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Prof. Kat Mirica


Congratulations to Prof. Kat Mirica, Co-PI on Dartmouth's recently selected award under NSF's Research Traineeship (NRT) Program. As one of the recipients, Dartmouth will lead the project: "Transformative Research and Graduate Education in Sensor Science, Technology and Innovation" through NSF's NRT. According to Prof. Mirica: "This project also builds upon the fundamental research and graduate student contributions sponsored through NH BioMade, for which I am very grateful."

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multiple graphs from Bhowmik-Knezevik paper


Bhowmik, S., Zhang, J., Vogel, S., Nene, S., Mishra, R., McWilliams, B. & Knezevic, M. (2022). Effects of plasticity-induced martensitic transformation and grain refinement on the evolution of microstructure and mechanical properties of a metastable high entropy alloy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 891, 161871.

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Liz Marcoux uses a laser 3D scanner


Our Education & Workforce Development (EWD) programs prepare students for careers in the Biosciences and Biotechnology. Here, Undergraduate Research Training (URT) student Liz Marcoux uses a laser 3D scanner to determine the geometrical accuracy of a trauma fixation component formed by double-sided incremental forming. Image courtesy: Liz Mamros.

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