Foldink was honoured to host (25 of July 2021) one of the influential scientists in the field of 3D bioprinting – Dr. Vijayavenkataraman Sanjairaj, Ph.D.
Dr. Vijay is an Assistant Professor at New York University Abu Dhabi, also affiliated with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Tandon School of Engineering, New York University, Brooklyn, USA. He is the founder and director of The Vijay Lab at New York University Abu Dhabi.The Vijay Lab is specialized in additive manufacturing and bioprinting, for use in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, drug testing, and medical devices.
Dr. Vijay is an author of numerous influential publications and is an editorial board member of several highly-ranked international scientific journals. He is a laureate of several prestigious awards such as the President’s Graduate Fellowship for his doctoral studies at the National University of Singapore, Raman Memorial Award, The Sachivothama Sir C.P. Ramasamy Aiyar Scholarship, and WISE from DAAD Germany.
With his rich knowledge and high expertise, he has made a valuable contribution in the development of bioprinting in the world. During his visit to Armenia, Dr. Vijay was introduced to the workflow and facilities of Foldink Laboratory. Also, we had a valuable opportunity to have a joint discussion on the future development tendencies of the bioprinting field, as well as life science in general. We find it always fascinating to exchange insights on the technology with experts from bioprinting laboratories across the globe. Together, we can build a vivid network between bioprinting professionals, for the sake of medical science progress.