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Dr

Matt Faria

Rejane Langlois Fellow
Biomedical Engineering
nanoparticles
nanoengineered particles
cells
science & technology
physical sciences
chemistry
technology
materials science
materials science, multidisciplinary
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Dr

Matt Faria

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Quantifying bio-nano interactions
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Dr

Matt Faria

 

My research has focused on the interactions between nanomaterials and biological systems. Nanoengineering has recently emerged as a promising technology for the understanding, treatment, and diagnosis of disease.

One of its most compelling potential uses is in the design of nanoparticles that exhibit predictable, controlled interactions with particular cell types. Significant research effort has been devoted to developing nanoparticles that exhibit a variety of beneficial properties including stealth, targeting, cargo-carrying capabilities, and responsiveness to biological environments.

In vitro experiments with cultured cells are fundamental to understanding and studying the interface between nanoengineered particles and biological systems. However, partially due to the wide range of physicochemical properties nanomaterials exhibit, quantification and generalization of data from in vitro bio-nano experiments has unique challenges when compared to traditional small-molecule drugs or materials in bulk. As the fields of bio-nano research and nanomedicine have matured, in vitro quantification has become a significant barrier to understanding, characterizing, and comparing newly developed particle systems; thus improving quantification is a vital step in the progression of research. In addition to quantifying nanoparticle performance, a theme underlying much of my research has been improving the execution and reporting of research within the bio-nano field.
This research combines mathematical model development, computational implementation, biological experimentation, and materials synthesis.

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions

Positions


Rejane Langlois Fellow

Biomedical Engineering

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

Carnegie Mellon University

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