Syam Nukavarapu

Syam Nukavarapu

Dr. Nukavarapu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center (UConn Health), Connecticut. He has joint appointments with the departments of Biomedical Engineering (BME) and Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) at The University of Connecticut. His research interests include Biomaterials, Stem Cells, and Tissue Engineering. Dr. Nukavarapu's laboratory has been focused on developing advanced matrix systems for Bone and Osteochondral Tissue Engineering. His group is at the forefront of developing Completely Intra-operative Tissue Engineering Strategies (CITES) for on-site therapy or bedside tissue engineering. Dr. Nukavarapu has published about 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has 10 book chapters and holds 2 patents. He is serving as editorial board member for many field journals. Dr. Nukavarapu teaches Advanced Biomaterials (BME 4701) course at the University of Connecticut.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA