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Prof. Andreas Lendlein


University of Potsdam
Research Areas:
Material Science


Dr. Lendlein received his doctoral degree in Material Science from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, Switzerland. His research interests comprise the creation of material functions by design and implementation of multifunctionality in polymer-based materials for biofunctional implants, controlled drug release systems, healthcare technologies and soft robotics. Dr. Lendlein published 745 papers, is an inventor on 338 issued patents and published patent applications in 63 patent families, and received 23 awards for his scientific work and his achievements as an entrepreneur. He is elected fellow of the Materials Research Society (2021), the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (2021) & the Controlled Release Society (2020), founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Multifunctional Materials and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of Wiley-VCH for the Macromolecular Journals.