Amir Sheikhi

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Amir Sheikhi

Research Summary

Micro- and nanoengineered soft materials for medicine and the environment; microfluidic-enabled biomaterials for tissue engineering and regeneration; living materials; next-generation bioadhesives, tissue sealants, and hemostatic agents; hydrogels for minimally invasive medical technologies; self-healing and adaptable soft materials; smart coatings; hairy nanocelluloses as an emerging family of advanced materials.

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Hydrogels Cellulose Nanocellulose Gelatin Tissue Hydrogel Tissue Engineering Printing Biocompatible Materials Scaffolds Adsorption Proteins Biomaterial Polymers Sensors Aerogels Silicones Muscle Biomaterials Bone Derivatives Costs Biopolymers Green Intercellular Signaling Peptides And Proteins

Most Recent Papers

Engineering hairy cellulose nanocrystals for chemotherapy drug capture

Sarah A.E. Young, Joy Muthami, Mica Pitcher, Petar Antovski, Patricia Wamea, Robert Denis Murphy, Reihaneh Haghniaz, Andrew Schmidt, Samuel Clark, Ali Khademhosseini, Amir Sheikhi, 2022, Materials Today Chemistry

Nanoengineering cellulose for the selective removal of neodymium

Patricia Wamea, Mica L. Pitcher, Joy Muthami, Amir Sheikhi, 2022, Chemical Engineering Journal

Nanoengineered Shear-Thinning Hydrogel Barrier for Preventing Postoperative Abdominal Adhesions

Guillermo U. Ruiz-Esparza, Xichi Wang, Xingcai Zhang, Sofia Jimenez-Vazquez, Liliana Diaz-Gomez, Anne Marie Lavoie, Samson Afewerki, Andres A. Fuentes-Baldemar, Roberto Parra-Saldivar, Nan Jiang, Nasim Annabi, Bahram Saleh, Ali K. Yetisen, Amir Sheikhi, Thomas H. Jozefiak, Su Ryon Shin, Nianguo Dong, Ali Khademhosseini, 2021, Nano-Micro Letters

Advances in bioactive glass-containing injectable hydrogel biomaterials for tissue regeneration

Ehsan Zeimaran, Sara Pourshahrestani, Ali Fathi, Nasrul Anuar bin Abd Razak, Nahrizul Adib Kadri, Amir Sheikhi, Francesco Baino, 2021, Acta Biomaterialia on p. 1-36

Three-dimensionally printable shear-thinning triblock copolypeptide hydrogels with antimicrobial potency

Robert Murphy, Shadi Kordbacheh, Dimitrios Skoulas, Simon Ng, Kasinan Suthiwanich, Andrea M. Kasko, Sally Ann Cryan, Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Ali Khademhosseini, Amir Sheikhi, Andreas Heise, 2021, Biomaterials Science on p. 5144-5149

In Vivo Printing of Nanoenabled Scaffolds for the Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injuries

Jacob P. Quint, Azadeh Mostafavi, Yori Endo, Adriana Panayi, Carina S. Russell, Atousa Nourmahnad, Chris Wiseman, Laleh Abbasi, Mohamadmahdi Samandari, Amir Sheikhi, Kristo Nuutila, Indranil Sinha, Ali Tamayol, 2021, Advanced healthcare materials

Direct-write 3D printing and characterization of a GelMA-based biomaterial for intracorporeal tissue

A. Asghari Adib, A. Sheikhi, M. Shahhosseini, A. Simeunović, S. Wu, C. E. Castro, R. Zhao, A. Khademhosseini, D. J. Hoelzle, 2020, Biofabrication

In situ forming microporous gelatin methacryloyl hydrogel scaffolds from thermostable microgels for tissue engineering

Nicole Zoratto, Donatella Di Lisa, Joseph de Rutte, Md Nurus Sakib, Angelo Roncalli Alves e Silva, Ali Tamayol, Dino Di Carlo, Ali Khademhosseini, Amir Sheikhi, 2020, Bioengineering and Translational Medicine

Synthesis of Injectable Shear-Thinning Biomaterials of Various Compositions of Gelatin and Synthetic Silicate Nanoplatelet

Chengbin Xue, Huifang Xie, James Eichenbaum, Yi Chen, Yonggang Wang, Floor W. van den Dolder, Junmin Lee, Kang Ju Lee, Shiming Zhang, Wujin Sun, Amir Sheikhi, Samad Ahadian, Nureddin Ashammakhi, Mehmet R. Dokmeci, Han Jun Kim, Ali Khademhosseini, 2020, Biotechnology Journal

Engineering Tough, Injectable, Naturally Derived, Bioadhesive Composite Hydrogels

Maryam Tavafoghi, Amir Sheikhi, Rumeysa Tutar, Jamileh Jahangiry, Avijit Baidya, Reihaneh Haghniaz, Ali Khademhosseini, 2020, Advanced healthcare materials

Most-Cited Papers

Sutureless repair of corneal injuries using naturally derived bioadhesive hydrogels

Ehsan Shirzaei Sani, Ahmad Kheirkhah, Devyesh Rana, Zhongmou Sun, William Foulsham, Amir Sheikhi, Ali Khademhosseini, Reza Dana, Nasim Annabi, 2019, Science advances

Reusable Green Aerogels from Cross-Linked Hairy Nanocrystalline Cellulose and Modified Chitosan for Dye Removal

Han Yang, Amir Sheikhi, Theo G.M. Van De Ven, 2016, Langmuir on p. 11771-11779

Advancing Frontiers in Bone Bioprinting

Nureddin Ashammakhi, Anwarul Hasan, Outi Kaarela, Batzaya Byambaa, Amir Sheikhi, Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, Ali Khademhosseini, 2019, Advanced healthcare materials

Structural analysis of photocrosslinkable methacryloyl-modified protein derivatives

Kan Yue, Xiuyu Li, Karsten Schrobback, Amir Sheikhi, Nasim Annabi, Jeroen Leijten, Weijia Zhang, Yu Shrike Zhang, Dietmar W. Hutmacher, Travis J. Klein, Ali Khademhosseini, 2017, Biomaterials on p. 163-171

Status and future scope of plant-based green hydrogels in biomedical engineering

Reza Mohammadinejad, Hajar Maleki, Eneko Larrañeta, André R. Fajardo, Amirala Bakhshian Nik, Amin Shavandi, Amir Sheikhi, Mansour Ghorbanpour, Mehdi Farokhi, Praveen Govindh, Etienne Cabane, Susan Azizi, Amir Reza Aref, Masoud Mozafari, Mehdi Mehrali, Sabu Thomas, João F. Mano, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Vijay Kumar Thakur, 2019, Applied Materials Today on p. 213-246

Hairy cellulose nanocrystalloids: A novel class of nanocellulose

Theo G.M. Van De Ven, Amir Sheikhi, 2016, Nanoscale on p. 15101-15114

Copper removal using electrosterically stabilized nanocrystalline cellulose

Amir Sheikhi, Salman Safari, Han Yang, Theo G.M. Van De Ven, 2015, ACS applied materials & interfaces on p. 11301-11308

Minimally Invasive and Regenerative Therapeutics

Nureddin Ashammakhi, Samad Ahadian, Mohammad Ali Darabi, Mario El Tahchi, Junmin Lee, Kasinan Suthiwanich, Amir Sheikhi, Mehmet R. Dokmeci, Rahmi Oklu, Ali Khademhosseini, 2019, Advanced Materials

3D-printed ultra-robust surface-doped porous silicone sensors for wearable biomonitoring

Elham Davoodi, Hossein Montazerian, Reihaneh Haghniaz, Armin Rashidi, Samad Ahadian, Amir Sheikhi, Jun Chen, Ali Khademhosseini, Abbas S. Milani, Mina Hoorfar, Ehsan Toyserkani, 2020, ACS Nano on p. 1520-1532

Recent advances in nanoengineering cellulose for cargo delivery

Amir Sheikhi, Joel Hayashi, James Eichenbaum, Mark Gutin, Nicole Kuntjoro, Danial Khorsandi, Ali Khademhosseini, 2019, Journal of Controlled Release on p. 53-76