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Thomas Webster

Thomas Webster

Chair & Professor of Chemical Engineering

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th.webster@neu.edu
617.373.2989

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Professor to lead U.S. biomaterials research society

Thomas Web­ster, pro­fessor and chair of Northeastern’s Depart­ment of Chem­ical Engi­neering, has been named pres­i­dent of the U.S. Society for Bio­ma­te­rials, a 3,000-plus-member orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to enhancing human health and quality of life through bio­ma­te­rials research.

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Take 5: Questions of the heart

From studying the physics of a heart­beat to designing new car­diac dis­ease detec­tion methods, these five researchers have the heart on the brain.

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3Qs: New ways to treat injuries like Gronk’s

Pro­fessor Thomas Web­ster, chair of the Depart­ment of Chem­ical Engi­neering, is exploring nanomed­i­cine approaches that could have a major impact on healing sports injuries like those suf­fered by Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski, who tore his ACL and MCL.

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A soda explosion of knowledge

North­eastern researchers con­ducted a series of inter­ac­tive exper­i­ments, including one with Mentos and soda, to spot­light nan­otech­nology as part of the SEMI High Tech Uni­ver­sity pro­gram in Maine.

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The past, present, and future of nanomedicine

North­eastern hosted the first Inter­na­tional Trans­la­tional Nanomed­i­cine Con­fer­ence over the weekend, wel­coming researchers and industry experts from around the globe.

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How nanotechnology could keep your heart healthy

Chem­ical engi­neering pro­fessor Thomas Webster’s team devel­oped an injectable, con­duc­tive mate­rial to regen­erate heart tissue after either a heart attack or car­diac disease.

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Using nanomaterials for tissue regeneration

From veins to bones and neu­rons, chem­ical engi­neering chair Thomas Web­ster uses nano­ma­te­rials to improve tissue regen­er­a­tion across a variety of phys­i­o­log­ical settings.

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