Roger J Narayan
Dr. Roger Narayan is a Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He received a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2002 and a MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 2001. He is an author of over one hundred publications as well as several book chapters on processing and characterization of biomedical materials. He currently serves as an editorial board member for several biomaterials and nanomaterials journals, including as editor-in-chief of Materials Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Applications (Elsevier). Dr. Narayan has also edited several books, including the Handbook on Materials for Medical Devices (ASM International), Computer Aided Biomanufacturing (Wiley), Printed Biomaterials: Novel Processing and Modeling Techniques for Medicine and Surgery (Springer), and Biomedical Materials (Springer). In addition, he serves as President of the North Carolina Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society (NCTERMS) and Vice Chair of the TMS Electronic, Magnetic & Photonic Materials Division. He has organized several symposia for The American Ceramic Society and the Materials Research Society. Dr. Narayan has received several honors for his research activities, including the NCSU Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award, the NCSU Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award, the University of North Carolina Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine, the National Science Faculty Early Career Development Award, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, and The American Ceramic Society Richard M. Fulrath Award. In 2012, he was elected fellow of the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering.