His current research focuses on the use of colloidal gels as bio-inks for 3D printing.
The honor recognizes Mikos for his “outstanding contributions in the science and technology of controlled release.”
Rice bioengineers 3D-print implants to seed multiple layers of tissue.
Mikos graduated from largest university in Greece in 1983.
Bioengineers Antonios Mikos and Jason Guo mix injectable scaffolds at room temperature to grow new tissue.
Rice bioengineers Mikos and Bittner lead effort to print scaffolds to heal bone and cartilage.
Rice bioengineers help advance craniofacial surgery with 3D implants made inside the patient.
The annual honor recognizes “demonstrated leadership in the field of Science and Engineering of Biomaterials."