Researchers bring together natural medical cures and modern biomedical devices in hopes of better health outcomes for people with bone diseases.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Susmita Bose, the Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair and Professor in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – For almost two decades, Washington State University researchers Amit Bandyopadhyay and Susmita Bose have worked to improve the materials used in hip and knee replacements that up to a million people in the U.S. receive each year.
Susmita Bose, associate professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has received the prestigious Karl Schwartzwalder-Professional Achievement in Ceramic Engineering (PACE) award from the American Ceramic Society’s National Institute of Ceramic Engineers.
According to the ceramic society’s website, the award recognizes the nation’s outstanding, young ceramic engineer whose work may have a significant impact on the profession and on American lives.
With the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering since 1998, Bose has focused her research on the development of nano-materials with spcial emphasis on nanoscale ceramics to improve bone implants. Because of its better bonding capability at the … » More …