Conference Podium Presentations

* Indicate students in Liu Lab

2016

59. Wetteland C*, Silken C*, Ang E*, and Liu H. A Comparison Study on Optical and Biological Properties of Dispersed versus Agglomerated Nanocomposites. 10th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC). Montreal, Canada. May 19, 2016.

2015

58. Ramirez I*, Cipriano A*, and Liu H. Mg Anodization for Biodegradable Implants: Surface Topography and Corrosion Resistance. Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). Harvey Mudd College, CA, USA.November 21, 2015.

57. Liu H. How Nanostructures Affect Cell Behavior? 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. November 8-13, 2015. Invited.

56. Liu H. Polymer Nanocomposites for Medical Applications. ACS Polymers in Medicine and Biology 2015. Santa Rosa, CA. September 14-17, 2015. Invited.

2014

55. Grelling N*, Nguyen N*, and Liu H. The Effect of Varying Concentrations of MgO Nanoparticles and pH Levels on the Growth Rate of Staphylococcus EpidermidisSouthern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). Cal State Fullerton, CA, USA. November 22, 2014.

54. Liu H. Keynote: Bioresorbable Materials for Next Generation Medical Implants and Devices. International Union of Materials Research Societies - International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials ((IUMRS-ICYRAM 2014)). Haikou, China. October 24-26, 2014. Invited.

53. Liu H. Bioresorbable Materials and Nano-Scale Surface Features on Cell Behaviors. 36th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). Chicago, IL, USA. August 26 - 30, 2014. Invited.

52. Liu H. Nutrient Derived B6 Medical Implants/Devices. 15th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Irvine, CA. June 18-20, 2014. Invited.

51. Liu H. Engineering Nutrient Derived Alloys for Medical Applications. 95th Annual Meeting of AAAS Pacific Division. Riverside, CA. June 17-20, 2014. Invited.

50. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Tayoba M*, Sanchez J*, and Liu H. Viability, Adhesion, and Morphology of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells on Four Magnesium-Zinc-Calcium Alloys. Clinical Translation of Stem Cells. Palm Desert, CA, USA. April 21-22, 2014.

49. Liu H. The Effects of Nano-to-Micron Scale Surface Features on Cell Behavior. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, USA. April 16-19, 2014. Invited.

48. Cipriano AF*, Sallee A*, Sanchez J*, and Liu H. Viability, Adhesion, and Morphology of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells on Four Magnesium-Zinc-Calcium Alloys. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. Denver, CO, USA. April 16-19, 2014.

47. Liu H. A Review on Development of Biodegradable Materials for Medical Applications. 2014 ATA 2nd Global Biomedical Materials Congress. Shanghai, China. February 20-21, 2014. Invited.

46. Liu H. Biodegradable Materials for Future Implants and Tissue Repair. ASM The Materials Information Society - Orange Coast Chapter Meeting. Irvine, CA. January 15, 2014. Invited.

2013

45. Liu H. Biodegradable Materials for Next-Generation Medical Implants. THERMEC 2013 International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials – Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. December 2 - 6, 2013. Invited.

44. Liu H. Nanostructured Ceramic and Ceramic-Polymer Composites as Dual Functional Interface for Bioresorbable Metallic Implants. 2013 Materials Research SocietySymposium H- Advanced Composites and Structures for Tissue Engineering. Boston, MA, USA. December 1-6, 2013.

43. Lin A*, Cipriano AF*, and Liu H. Biodegradable Metallic Implant 3D Reconstruction and Analysis using IMARIS®Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR). Whittier, CA, USA. November 23, 2013.

42. Liu H. Biodegradable Nanomaterials for Future Medical Implants. 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, USA. November 3-8, 2013. Invited.

41. Liu H. Nanostructured Composites for Controlled Drug Delivery and Stem Cell Functions. 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science and Engineering. Las Vegas, NV, USA. October 7-9, 2013. Invited.

40. Johnson I*, Liu H. Nanocomposites Improved Magnesium Degradation Properties for Biomedical Implants. 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, USA. September 25-28, 2013

39. Lock JY*, Wyatt E*, Upadhyayula S, Whall A*, Nunez V, Vullev VI, Liu H. Antibacterial Properties of Biodegradable Magnesium Alloys for Ureteral Stent Applications. 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA, USA. September 25-28, 2013

38. Patel T*, Iskandar ME*, Liu H. Bioresorbable Metallic Interference Screws for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction – An Evaluation of Mechanical and Degradation Properties. 5th BioMetal Symposium on Biodegradable Metals for Biomedical Applications. Umang Island, Indonesia. August 25-31, 2013.

37. Liu H. Degradation and Cytocompatibility of Magnesium Alloys for Medical Applications – An Introduction to Methods and Observations. 5th BioMetal Symposium on Biodegradable Metals for Biomedical Applications. Umang Island, Indonesia. August 25-31, 2013. Invited.

36. Liu H. BRIGE: An Interdisciplinary Research and Education Program for Engineering Biodegradable Implants. Third Annual Meeting of Principal Investigators (PIs) in the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Broadening Participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering (BRIGE) Program. Arlington, VA. August 4-6, 2013. Invited.

35. Lock J*, Liu H. Short Peptide of BMP-7 and Nanophase Hydroxyapatite-PLGA Composite Enhance Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Osteogenic Differentiation. 87th ACS Colloid Surface and Science Symposium. Riverside, CA. June 23 - 26, 2013.

34. Johnson I*, Liu H. Novel Nanostructured Ceramic/Polymer Composite Coating Regulates Magnesium Degradation. 87th ACS Colloid Surface and Science Symposium. Riverside, CA. June 23 - 26, 2013.

33. Nguyen TY*, Sebaa M*, Dhillon S*, Garcia S*, Liew CG, Liu H. Cytocompatibility of Poly(3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) Coated Magnesium Scaffolds with Human Embryonic Stems Cells. 14th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. San Diego, CA. June 19-21, 2013.

2012

32. Liu H. Engineering Nanostructured Interface for Next-Generation Biodegradable Implants. 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. October 28 - November 2, 2012. Invited.

31. Lock J*, Liu H. Synthesis of Magnetic Particles Using Co-Precipitation Method for Biomedical Applications. 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. October 28 - November 2, 2012.

30. Liu H. Bioresorbable Metallic Materials and Nanostructured Interface for Bone Tissue Engineering. 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, CA, USA. August 28 - September 1, 2012. Invited.

29. Cipriano A*, Guan RG, Cui T, Zhao ZY, Garcia S*, Johnson I*, Liu H. In vitro Degradation and Cytocompatibility of Magnesium-Zinc-Strontium Alloys with Human Embryonic Stem Cells. 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, CA, USA, August 28 - September 1, 2012.

28. Lock J*, Draganov M*, Whall A*, Dhillon S*, Upadhyayula S, Vullev V, Liu H. Antimicrobial Properties of Biodegradable Magnesium for Next Generation Ureteral Stent Applications. 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. San Diego, CA, USA, August 28 - September 1, 2012.

27. Tu J*, Lock J*, Liu H. Potential Biodegradable Magnesium-based Ureteral Stents. 13th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Berkeley, CA. June 21-23, 2012.

26. Liu H. Nanomaterials Improve Cellular Interactions for Medical Implants. CIMTEC 2012 - 4th International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems. Montecatini Terme, Italy. June 10-14, 2012. Invited.

25. Liu H. Biodegradation and Mechanical Performance of Magnesium-Based Implants. 9th World Biomaterials Congress. Chengdu, China. June 1-5, 2012. Invited.

2011

24. Iskandar ME*, Lock JY*, Aslani A, Liu H. Controlling the Biodegradation of Magnesium Implants Through Nanostructured Coatings. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Denver, CO. November 2011. Invited.

23. Liu H. Challenges in Orthopedic Biomaterials. ASM West: Symposium on Biomaterials, Medical Devices, and Tools: Challenges with Design, Fabrication and Testing. Irvine, CA. November 14, 2011. Invited.

22. Liu H. Advances in Nanomaterials for Biological Applications. 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. October 2011. Invited.

21.  Liu H. Nanomaterials for Implants and Medicine. Special International Journal of Nanomedicine Award Session. 2011 BMES Annual Meeting. Harford, CT. October 2011. Invited.

20. Iskandar ME*, Lock JY*, Aslani A, Liu H. Development of Nanostructured Coatings for Controlling the Biodegradation of Magnesium Implants. 12th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Santa Barbara, CA. June 13-15, 2011.

2004-2010

19. Liu H. Development of Biodegradable and Biocompatible Metallic Biomaterials for Orthopedic Applications: Magnesium-Based Screws. 2010 NSF ERC-RMB Site Visit Meeting, Greensboro, NC. May 2010.

18. Liu H. Development of Biodegradable and Biocompatible Magnesium Alloys for Treating Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Device Design. McGowan Institute Scientific Retreat Meeting, Farmington, PA. March 2010.

17. Liu H. Potential of Bioscaffolds and Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials in Enhancing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Healing. 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Orlando, FL. November 2009.

16. Liu H. Improved Mechanical and Biological Properties of Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite Coating for Dental/Orthopedic Implants. 2008 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. December 2008.

15. Liu H. Nanophase Hydroxyapatite in Biodegradable Polymer Composites as Novel Drug-Carrying Implants for Treating Bone Diseases at Targeted Sites. 2008 MS&T Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2008. *ACerS GEMS Award Presentation

14. Liu H. Peptide-Loaded Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite/Polymer Composites Attract Stem Cells to Targeted Disease Sites. 2008 BMES Annual Meeting, Saint Louis, MO. October 2008.

13. Liu H. Improved Mechanical Properties of Nanophase Titania/PLGA (Poly-Lactide-Co-Glycolide) Composites for Orthopedic Applications. 2008 34th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Providence, RI. April 2008.

12. Liu H. Nanostructured Titania/PLGA Composite Scaffolds Improve Cytocompatibility and Mechanical Strength for Better Bone Regeneration. 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. November 2007.

11. Liu H. Reduced Macrophage Functions On Nanomaterials. Presented on behalf of advisor. 2007 BMES Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. September 2007.

10. Liu H. Favored Osteoblast Interactions with Aerosol Printed 3D Nano-to-Macro Hierarchical Architectures: The Promise of Nanocomposites as Orthopedic Prostheses. 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference, Santa Clara, CA. May 2007.

9.  Liu H. Three Dimensional Nanophase Ceramic/Polymer Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering. Northeast BMES 2007 Meeting, Stony Brook, NY. March 2007.

8.  Liu H. Bio-inspired 2D to 3D Nanocomposite Scaffolds. Division of Biology and Medicine Seminar, Brown University, Providence, RI. March 2007.

7.  Liu H. Polymer/Ceramic Nanocomposite Tissue Engineering Scaffolds for More Effective Orthopedic Applications. 2006 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. November 2006.

6.  Liu H. From Nano to Micro: Nanostructured Titania/PLGA Orthopedic Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Assembled by Three-dimensional Printing. 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. November 2006.

5.  Liu H. Decreased Degradation of Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Through Titania Nanoparticle Addition. 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference, Boston, MA. May 2006.

4.  Liu H. Osteoblast Long-term Functions on Nanophase Ceramic/polymer Composites. School of Materials Engineering Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. June 2005.

3.  Liu H. Nanophase Titania/Poly-lactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications: Titania Dispersion and Osteoblast Response. 30th Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN. April 2005.

2.  Liu H. Mimicking the Surface Roughness of Bone in Titania Nanoparticle/Poly-lactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) Composites Increases Bone Cell Adhesion. 2005 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA. March 2005.

1.  Liu H. Osteoblast Adhesion on Nanophase Ceramic/Polymer Composites. School of Materials Engineering Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. February 2004.