Student Section Mission/Goals

Mission

The purpose of the National Student Section of the Society For Biomaterials is to encourage the development, dissemination, integration, and utilization of knowledge in biomaterials among students, and encourage multi-disciplinary interactions among all members of the Society For Biomaterials.

Objective 

The objectives of the Student Section of the Society For Biomaterials shall be to promote student research, education, and professional development in biomaterials and related disciplines, to promote the advancement of biomaterials research, education, and related aspects, and to further the aims and objectives of the Society For Biomaterials.

Goals

The goals of the National Student Section of the Society For Biomaterials shall be to identify students interested in biomaterials, to generate student interest and interaction in biomaterials, and to aid the efficacy of students seeking research, education, and professional development opportunities.

Local student chapters are organized to promote the "Mission, Objectives, and Goals" of the National Student Section at their host institutions, as well as to promote fellowship and professional development among students.

 

2017 - 2018 Student Section Officers

PRESIDENT:  Daniel Hachim 
PRESIDENT - ELECT:  Margaret Fettis
SECRETARY/TREASURER:  Rahim Jindani
SECRETARY/TREASURER - ELECT: Marc Thompson
BYLAWS CHAIR: Leslie Pace

 

SFB News

Jeffrey Hubbell, the Barry L. MacLean Professor of Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Chicago, recently received the Society for Biomaterials’ 2017 Founders Award, the organization’s top honor, given for “long-term...