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Douglas B Chrisey, PhD
Cornelia and Arthur L. Jung Chair in Materials Engineering
Department of Physics and Engineering Physics
Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University
Adjunct Professor of Materials Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Tulane Cancer Program Member

Contact Information
Phone: 504-865-5090
6400 Freret Street, 2001 Percival Stern Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118

Biographical Narrative
Prof. Douglas B. Chrisey received a B.S. in physics from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1983 and a Ph.D. in engineering physics from the University of Virginia in 1987. He spent the next 17 years at the Naval Research Laboratory, mostly as the head of the Laser Processing Section. After spending one year as the deputy director at the North Dakota State University Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering, he joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a professor of materials science and biomedical engineering. Currently, he is the Jung Chair of Materials Engineering in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at Tulane University, with adjunct appointments in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tulane University and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Material Science Department. His research productivity has resulted in more than 400 citable publications and 9,000 citations and an h-index value of 48/59 (ISI Web of Science/Google Scholar). He has edited or co-edited 15 books and has 18 patents. He also serves as a scientific advisor to Nanotherapeutics, the Chief Technology Officer for Nano Solutions and is President of Omni-Metrics. His research interests are wide ranging and include the novel laser fabrication of thin films and coatings of advanced materials for electronics, sensors, biomaterials, functional tissue engineering, and for energy storage. The new materials were used in device configurations for testing and typically had an improved figure-of-merit. He is considered one of the pioneers in the field of pulsed laser deposition and was the lead inventor of MAPLE processing technique (matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation). He is currently publishing in areas of metallic nanoparticle fabrication, biosensing, bionanotechnology, tissue engineering, stem cell processing, ceramics, and polyamorphism.

Pulsed laser ablation in liquid for micro-/nanostructure generation, Z. Yan and D.B. Chrisey, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C: Photochemistry Reviews, 13 (2012) pp. 204-223

Short range order structure of amorphous B4C boron carbide thin films, R. Bao and D.B. Chrisey, Journal of Materials Science, 46 (2011) pp. 3952–3959

The maintenance of pluripotency following laser direct-write of mouse embryonic stem cells, N.A. Raof, N.R. Schiele, Y. Xie, D.B. Chrisey, and D.T. Corr, Biomaterials, 32 (2011) pp. 1802–8

Matrix-assisted pulsed laser methods for biofabrication, B.C. Riggs, A.D. Dias, N.R. Schiele, R. Cristescu, Y. Huang, D.T. Corr, and D.B. Chrisey, MRS Bulletin, 36 (2011) pp. 1043–1050

Optical manipulation of microtubules for directed biomolecule assembly, C.Z. Dinu, T. Chakrabarty, E. Lunsford, C. Mauer, J. Plewa, J.S. Dordick, and D.B. Chrisey, Soft Matter, 5 (2009) pp. 3818

Enhanced pyroelectric crystal D–D nuclear fusion using tungsten nanorods, D. J. Gillich, R. Teki, T. Z. Fullem, A. Kovanen, E. Blain, D.B. Chrisey, T.-M. Lu, and Y. Danon, Nano Today, 4 (2009) pp. 227–234

Laser direct-write of single microbeads into spatially-ordered patterns, Phamduy, Theresa B.; Raof, Nurazhani Abdul; Schiele, Nathan R.; Yan, Zijie; Corr, David T.; Huang, Yong; Xie, Yubing; Chrisey, Douglas B., Biofabrication, Volume: 4, Issue: 2, Article Number: 025006

Pulsed laser ablation in liquid for micro-/nanostructure generation, Yan, Zijie; Chrisey, Douglas B., Journal Of Photochemistry And Photobiology C-Photochemistry Reviews, Volume: 13, Issue: 3, Pages: 204-223

Manipulation of individual carbon nanotube by reconstructing the intracellular transport of a living cell, C.Z. Dinu, S.S. Bale, D.B. Chrisey, J.S. Dordick, Advanced Materials, Volume 21, Issue 10-11 (2009) 1182-1186

Cellular Motors For Molecular Manufacturing, C.Z. Dinu, D.B. Chrisey, S. Diez, and J. Howard, Anat. Rec. 290 (2007) 1203

Medical Prototyping Using Two Photon Polymerization, R.J. Narayan, A. Doraiswamy, D.B. Chrisey, and B.N. Chichkov, Materials Today 13 (2010) 42

Materials Processing - The Power of Direct Writing, D.B. Chrisey, , Science 289 (2000)

Single-step laser-based fabrication and patterning of cell-encapsulated alginate microbeads, Kingsley, D. M.; Dias, A. D.; Chrisey, D. B.; et al., Cell and organ printing turns 15: Diverse research to commercial transitions, Ringeisen, Bradley R.; Pirlo, Russell K.; Wu, Peter K.; et al., MRS BULLETIN Volume: 38 Issue: 10 Pages: 834-843 Published: OCT 2013

Engineering Cellular Fibers for Musculoskeletal Soft Tissues Using Directed Self-Assembly, Schiele, Nathan R.; Koppes, Ryan A.; Chrisey, Douglas B.; et al., TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A Volume: 19 Issue: 9-10 Pages: 1223-1232 Published: MAY 2013

Laser micro- and nanofabrication of biomaterials: Matrix-assisted pulsed laser methods for biofabrication, B.C. Riggs, A.D. Dias, N.R. Schiele, R. Cristescu, Y. Huang, D.T. Corr and D.B. Chrisey, MRS BULLETIN Volume: 36 Issue: 12 Pages: 1043-1050 Published: DEC 2011

Laser-based direct-write techniques for cell printing, Schiele, Nathan R.; Corr, David T.; Huang, Yong; et al., BIOFABRICATION Volume: 2 Issue: 3 Article Number: 032001 Published: SEP 2010


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