Research Topics

  • Biomaterials and biomechanics
  • Computational biomechanics
  • Mechanical testing
  • Tissue engineering

The Multi-scale Mechanics, Mechanobiology, and Tissue Engineering (3MT) Laboratory is focused on integrating experiment with theory to understand the dynamic and multi-scale mechanical interplay between cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in forming and remodeling tissues.


 

Research Team

Ed Sander

Edward Sander, PhD

Title/Position
Faculty Affiliate, Iowa Technology Institute;
Director, 3MT Laboratory;
Associate Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering
Edward Sander is an associate professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering. He directs the Multi-scale Mechanics, Mechanobiology, and Tissue Engineering Laboratory (3MT). 

News

Undergraduates

Sander, Canahuate lead new NSF undergraduate research grant

A University of Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliate, Edward Sander is helping lead a new Research Experience for Undergraduates grant from the National Science Foundation.
Mariam El-Hattab conducts research in Ed Sander's 3MT Lab
Mariam El-Hattab conducts research in Ed Sander's 3MT Lab.

El-Hattab wins award in 3MT research competition

Last month, El-Hattab's video explanation won the People's Choice award, a top prize in the UI's annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. The competition is designed to challenge graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences. 
Ed Sander

Edward Sander

Director, 3MT Laboratory

Associate professor of biomedical engineering

 (319) 384-2862

  edward-sander@uiowa.edu

   

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