F. XAVIER GIL MUR
Professor, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, and Co-Founder, Subtilis Biomaterials (Barcelona)
Doctor in Chemistry, University of Barcelona. Full Professor of Materials Science. Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). Vice president of Research and innovation of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). Coordinator of numerous European and National Research Projects. Author of 10 patents. Author of 5 books, more than 250 international research articles in indexed Journals, and 125 communications to International Conferences. Award of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. Award of Technological Transfer. Award to the best scientific communication of Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. Editor of the Journal of Applied Biomechanics and Biomaterials. Editor of Journal Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. Past President of the Iberian Society of Biomechanics and Biomterials. Member of the Cátedra UNESCO for Biomaterials. Expert of the Comision for Science and Technology in the area of Materials (Biomaterials), of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. Research interests: Biomaterials for orthopaedic, dental and cardiovascular applications.