Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Chian Kerm Sin
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Prof Sandy Chian is currently in the School of Mechanical & Aerospace since 1997. He received his Bachelor and PhD degrees in Polymer Science & Technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, UK. His research interests include Polymer Synthesis and Characterisation, Polymeric Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. He has done significant research work his research areas and published over 150 top quality international conference and journal papers. He has been often invited to Chair or referee and reviewer for a number of premier conferences and journals, including Tissue Engineering Journal, Biomaterials, Journal of Polymer Science Part Polymer Chemistry), Journalof Applied Polymer Science, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, and . Dr. Sandy Chian is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Materials.
Prof Sandy Chian's areas of expertise are polymer chemistry, medical implants, and tissue engineering. His current research works focus on synthesis of degradable polymers, tissue engineering and scaffold fabrication technology.
US2010/0291176A1: Manufacturing Three-Dimensional Scaffolds Using Cryogenic Prototyping (2013)
Abstract: The present invention refers to a method of fabricating a three dimensional scaffold suitable for tissue-engineering having a controlled micro- and macroporous structure using cryogenic prototyping. The present invention also refers to scaffolds obtained by the method of the present invention and to their use.