Ravin Narain

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Chemical and Materials Engineering Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Chemical and Materials Engineering Dept
Email
narain@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-1736
Address
DICE 13-280 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
EdmontonAB
T6G 2H5

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Biochemical Engineering Biomedical Engineering Mathematical and Molecular Modelling Nanomaterials and Nanofabrication Surface Science and Engineering


About

Ravin NARAIN, PhD/PEng, is Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta. He has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the editor of three books namely Engineered Carbohydrate-Based Materials for Biomedical Applications (Wiley & Sons), Chemistry of Bioconjugates (Wiley & Sons) and Glycopolymers: Synthesis and Applications (Smithers & Rapra). He has also contributed more than 20 chapters in several books. Dr. Narain’s research examines nanomedicine and regenerative medicine, with an emphasis on developing new carbohydrate based biomaterials for drug and gene delivery for cancer therapy. In addition, he has an interest in interdisciplinary research and has extensive experience in developing innovative polymers, nanoparticles and nanofibers for advanced engineering applications.



Research

Keywords: polymer chemistry, biomaterials and nanotechnology