4800 N. Career Ave, Suite 221,
Sioux Falls, SD 57107,
Biomaterials/Drug Delivery Systems, Drug-eluting Stents, Surface Modification/Characterization of Biomaterials, Self-Assembled Monolayers/Organic Coatings, Biodegradable metals, Nanomaterials/Nanomedicine, Polymer Nanocomposites
- Dr. Gopinath Mani is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering program at the University of South Dakota (USD).
- Prior to his joining at USD, he worked as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio for two years.
- Dr. Mani earned his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
- He received his Master's degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Bachelor's degree from the A.C. Tech, Anna University, India.
- Dr. Mani has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals including Biomaterials and Langmuir.
- He has co-authored book chapters, patents, and has made presentations at several conferences.
- He serves in the editorial board of the International Journal of Biomaterials Research and Engineering and Journal of Bioengineering and Biomedical Science.
- In addition, he serves as a manuscript reviewer for several biomaterials and drug delivery related scientific journals. He is also a recipient of National Scientist Development Grant Award from the American Heart Association.
- His research has also been funded by South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR).
- Currently, he is serving as a Vice Chair for the Surface Characterization and Modification (SC&M) Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Society for Biomaterials (SFB).
- His research interests include cardiovascular biomaterials, drug delivery systems, drug-eluting stents, surface modification and characterization of biomedical implants and devices, self-assembled monolayers, and biodegradable metals.