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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 139 Citations 94,662 569 World Ranking 74 National Ranking 40
Chemistry H-index 145 Citations 92,197 603 World Ranking 48 National Ranking 32

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2020 - Oesper Award, University of Cincinnati and American Chemical Society

2019 - Member of Academia Europaea

2019 - Monie A. Ferst Award, Sigma Xi

2018 - Adam Yarmolinsky Medal, National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

2017 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2014 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2011 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society

2008 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

2008 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

2006 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to the development of biomedical and drug-delivery applications of polymer networks and hydrogels.

1999 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1996 - Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering

1993 - Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

The Canadian Academy of Engineering

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry
  • Enzyme

His primary areas of investigation include Self-healing hydrogels, Swelling, Polymer chemistry, Polymer and Chemical engineering. His Self-healing hydrogels research includes themes of Molecule, Ionic strength, Acrylic acid and Nanotechnology. His Swelling research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Diffusion, Controlled release, Membrane, Chromatography and Solubility.

His research integrates issues of Copolymer, Methacrylic acid, Ethylene glycol, Polyelectrolyte and Vinyl alcohol in his study of Polymer chemistry. His Polymer study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Cationic polymerization and Thermodynamics. His work in the fields of Chemical engineering, such as Dissolution, intersects with other areas such as Water transport.

His most cited work include:

  • Mechanisms of solute release from porous hydrophilic polymers (3357 citations)
  • Hydrogels in pharmaceutical formulations. (2765 citations)
  • A simple equation for description of solute release II. Fickian and anomalous release from swellable devices (2751 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Polymer chemistry, Polymer, Self-healing hydrogels, Chemical engineering and Swelling. His work carried out in the field of Polymer chemistry brings together such families of science as Copolymer, Methacrylate, Polymerization, Monomer and Ethylene glycol. The various areas that Nicholas A. Peppas examines in his Polymer study include Macromolecule and Diffusion, Thermodynamics.

His Self-healing hydrogels study incorporates themes from Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Drug carrier, Methacrylic acid and Insulin. His Chemical engineering research incorporates themes from Vinyl alcohol and Solubility. His research investigates the connection between Swelling and topics such as Dosage form that intersect with problems in Stereochemistry and Active ingredient.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer chemistry (32.83%)
  • Polymer (28.66%)
  • Self-healing hydrogels (24.39%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Drug delivery (14.65%)
  • Nanotechnology (13.05%)
  • Self-healing hydrogels (24.39%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Nicholas A. Peppas spends much of his time researching Drug delivery, Nanotechnology, Self-healing hydrogels, Polymer and Nanoparticle. His work deals with themes such as Pharmacology, Controlled release and Monomer, which intersect with Drug delivery. In his study, Biomaterial is inextricably linked to Tissue engineering, which falls within the broad field of Nanotechnology.

His studies deal with areas such as Isoelectric point, Biocompatibility, Ethylene glycol, Biophysics and Swelling as well as Self-healing hydrogels. His Swelling study is focused on Chemical engineering in general. He works mostly in the field of Polymer, limiting it down to concerns involving Polymer chemistry and, occasionally, Polymerization.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Polymers for Drug Delivery Systems (712 citations)
  • 25th Anniversary Article: Rational Design and Applications of Hydrogels in Regenerative Medicine (689 citations)
  • Nanocomposite hydrogels for biomedical applications. (562 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry
  • Enzyme

His scientific interests lie mostly in Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Self-healing hydrogels, Tissue engineering and Controlled release. The Nanotechnology study combines topics in areas such as Molecular recognition and Polymer. His work on Polymerization as part of general Polymer study is frequently linked to Molecularly imprinted polymer, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science.

His study in the field of Drug carrier is also linked to topics like Biocompatible material and Mathematical model. The concepts of his Self-healing hydrogels study are interwoven with issues in Isoelectric point, Biocompatibility, Ethylene glycol and Biochemistry, Biosensor. His study in Chemical engineering extends to Polymer chemistry with its themes.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

Mechanisms of solute release from porous hydrophilic polymers

Richard W. Korsmeyer;Robert Gurny;Eric Doelker;Pierre Buri.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics (1983)

4653 Citations

Hydrogels in pharmaceutical formulations.

Nicholas Peppas;P. Bures;W. Leobandung;H. Ichikawa.
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics (2000)

3875 Citations

A simple equation for description of solute release II. Fickian and anomalous release from swellable devices

Philip L. Ritger;Nikolaos A. Peppas.
Journal of Controlled Release (1987)

3633 Citations

Hydrogels in Biology and Medicine: From Molecular Principles to Bionanotechnology†

Nicholas A. Peppas;J. Zach Hilt;Ali Khademhosseini;Ali Khademhosseini;Robert Langer.
Advanced Materials (2006)

3467 Citations

Opsonization, biodistribution, and pharmacokinetics of polymeric nanoparticles

Donald E. Owens;Nicholas A. Peppas.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics (2006)

3316 Citations

A simple equation for description of solute release I. Fickian and non-fickian release from non-swellable devices in the form of slabs, spheres, cylinders or discs

Philip L. Ritger;Nikolaos A. Peppas.
Journal of Controlled Release (1987)

3185 Citations

Modeling of drug release from delivery systems based on hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC).

J. Siepmann;Nicholas Peppas.
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (2001)

2927 Citations

Analysis of Fickian and non-Fickian drug release from polymers.

Nicholas Peppas.
Pharmaceutica Acta Helvetiae (1985)

2798 Citations

HYDROGELS IN REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

Brandon V. Slaughter;Shahana S. Khurshid;Omar Z. Fisher;Ali Khademhosseini.
Advanced Materials (2009)

2197 Citations

Structure and interactions in covalently and ionically crosslinked chitosan hydrogels for biomedical applications

J. Berger;M. Reist;J.M. Mayer;O. Felt.
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics (2004)

2143 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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