Principle Investigator:

Dr. Jan T. Czernuszka

Jan Czernuszka is a University Lecturer at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Trinity College. He is a Founding Scientist of Oxtex and its Chief Technical Officer. Jan set up and is Head of the Biomaterials Group at Oxford: this is now a Wellcome Trust Centre for Tissue Engineering. He has over 100 publications and 9 patents and is regularly invited to give presentations at international conferences. He has been part of a group that obtained Oxfordís largest single grant of approximately £56m.

Jan has been Dean and vice-President of Trinity College and is currently Chairman of the Faculty of Materials.

He has a BSc (Hons) and ARSM from Imperial College, London, a Ph.D from the University of Cambridge and a M.A from the University of Oxford.

Email: jan.czernuszka@materials.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 1865 273771 (Room 110.10.15)
Tel: +44 1865 273700 (switchboard)
Fax: +44 1865 273764

DPhil (PhD) Students:

Narjes Rashidi

  • BSc, Chemical Eng, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2002.
  • MSc, Chemical Eng, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, 2005.
  • MSc, Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK, 2011.

Project: Design and fabrication of bilayered collagen based scaffolds for cartilage and bone regeneration

Email: narjes.rashidi@materials.ox.ac.uk

Rabia Nazir

  • BSc, Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of the Punjab, Pakistan, 2009.
  • MSc, Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of the Punjab, Pakistan, 2011.

Funded by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Project: Development of Collagen/hyaluronic acid (HA) based interlaced scaffolds for heart valve tissue engineering

Email: rabia.nazir@materials.ox.ac.uk

Fangxin Li

  • BEng, Materials Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, 2014.

Project: Tissue Engineering for the central nervous system

Email: fang.li@materials.ox.ac.uk

Yang (Jim) Xu

  • BSc, Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2014.

Project: Multi-layered Scaffolds for Osteochondral Tissue Repair

Email: yang.xu@materials.ox.ac.uk

Sonia Iftekhar

  • BEng in Medical Materials, Queen Mary, University of London, UK, 2016.

Funded by EPSRC

Project: Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves (TEHVs)

Email: sonia.iftekhar@materials.ox.ac.uk

Mu-Huan Lee

  • BS, Joint: 1. Chemistry; 2. Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2013.
  • MSE, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2016.
  • MSE, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2016.

Jardine Scholar

Project: Treating club foot by tissue expansion with a self-inflating hydrogel

Email: mu-huan.lee@materials.ox.ac.uk

Sasza Chyntara Nabilla

  • BEng, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia, 2014.
  • MSc, Materials Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2015.
  • MEng, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia, 2015.

Project: Self-inflating Tissue Expanders as a Problem-solving in Chronís Disease Surgery

Email: sasza.nabilla@materials.ox.ac.uk

Chenguang (Jerry) Qu

  • BEng/MEng, Materials Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, 2016.

Project: Tissue engineered scaffold for central nervous system

Email: chenguang.qu@materials.ox.ac.uk