Amir Sheikhi

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research Summary

Micro- and nanoengineered soft materials for medicine and the environment; microfluidic-enabled biomaterials for tissue engineering and regeneration; living materials; next-generation bioadhesives, tissue sealants, and hemostatic agents; hydrogels for minimally invasive medical technologies; self-healing and adaptable soft materials; smart coatings; hairy nanocelluloses as an emerging family of advanced materials

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Recent Publications

Nanoengineering cellulose for the selective removal of neodymium: Towards sustainable rare earth element recovery

Wamea, P., Pitcher, M. L., Muthami, J. & Sheikhi, A., Jan 15 2022, In: Chemical Engineering Journal. 428, 131086.

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Three-dimensionally printable shear-thinning triblock copolypeptide hydrogels with antimicrobial potency

Murphy, R., Kordbacheh, S., Skoulas, D., Ng, S., Suthiwanich, K., Kasko, A. M., Cryan, S. A., Fitzgerald-Hughes, D., Khademhosseini, A., Sheikhi, A. & Heise, A., Aug 7 2021, In: Biomaterials Science. 9, 15, p. 5144-5149 6 p.

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In Vivo Printing of Nanoenabled Scaffolds for the Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injuries

Quint, J. P., Mostafavi, A., Endo, Y., Panayi, A., Russell, C. S., Nourmahnad, A., Wiseman, C., Abbasi, L., Samandari, M., Sheikhi, A., Nuutila, K., Sinha, I. & Tamayol, A., May 19 2021, In: Advanced Healthcare Materials. 10, 10, 2002152.

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Nanoengineered Shear-Thinning Hydrogel Barrier for Preventing Postoperative Abdominal Adhesions

Ruiz-Esparza, G. U., Wang, X., Zhang, X., Jimenez-Vazquez, S., Diaz-Gomez, L., Lavoie, A. M., Afewerki, S., Fuentes-Baldemar, A. A., Parra-Saldivar, R., Jiang, N., Annabi, N., Saleh, B., Yetisen, A. K., Sheikhi, A., Jozefiak, T. H., Shin, S. R., Dong, N. & Khademhosseini, A., Dec 2021, In: Nano-Micro Letters. 13, 1, 212.

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Advances in bioactive glass-containing injectable hydrogel biomaterials for tissue regeneration

Zeimaran, E., Pourshahrestani, S., Fathi, A., Razak, N. A. B. A., Kadri, N. A., Sheikhi, A. & Baino, F., Dec 2021, In: Acta Biomaterialia. 136, p. 1-36 36 p.

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Direct-write 3D printing and characterization of a GelMA-based biomaterial for intracorporeal tissue

Adib, A. A., Sheikhi, A., Shahhosseini, M., Simeunović, A., Wu, S., Castro, C. E., Zhao, R., Khademhosseini, A. & Hoelzle, D. J., Oct 2020, In: Biofabrication. 12, 4, 045006.

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3D-Printed Ultra-Robust Surface-Doped Porous Silicone Sensors for Wearable Biomonitoring

Davoodi, E., Montazerian, H., Haghniaz, R., Rashidi, A., Ahadian, S., Sheikhi, A., Chen, J., Khademhosseini, A., Milani, A. S., Hoorfar, M. & Toyserkani, E., Feb 25 2020, In: ACS nano. 14, 2, p. 1520-1532 13 p.

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Sequential modular simulation of circulating fluidized bed reactors

Jafari, H., Sheikhi, A. & Sotudeh-Gharebagh, R., Apr 1 2020, In: Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 98, 4, p. 1003-1016 14 p.

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Engineering Tough, Injectable, Naturally Derived, Bioadhesive Composite Hydrogels

Tavafoghi, M., Sheikhi, A., Tutar, R., Jahangiry, J., Baidya, A., Haghniaz, R. & Khademhosseini, A., May 1 2020, In: Advanced Healthcare Materials. 9, 10, 1901722.

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Synthesis of Injectable Shear-Thinning Biomaterials of Various Compositions of Gelatin and Synthetic Silicate Nanoplatelet

Xue, C., Xie, H., Eichenbaum, J., Chen, Y., Wang, Y., van den Dolder, F. W., Lee, J., Lee, K. J., Zhang, S., Sun, W., Sheikhi, A., Ahadian, S., Ashammakhi, N., Dokmeci, M. R., Kim, H. J. & Khademhosseini, A., Aug 1 2020, In: Biotechnology Journal. 15, 8, 1900456.

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