UMBC College of Engineering and Information Technology
Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering

PEOPLE:
Miguel Acosta

Miguel Acosta, PhD

Lab Member Spring 2006 to May 2011
Education &
Experience
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez (2005)
PhD, Chemical Engineering, UMBC (2011)
Honors &
Awards
  • NSF "Bridge to the Doctorate" Fellow 2005-2007
  • Gordon Research Conference Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship, 2006
Research Miniaturizing Sensor Technologies for Tissue Engineering Applications
Publications

Acosta MA, M Velasquez, K Williams, JM Ross, JB Leach. Fluorescent silica particles for monitoring oxygen levels in three-dimensional heterogeneous cellular structures. Accepted on April 2, 2012 to Biotechnology & Bioengineering. [PMID: 2251120]

Acosta M, P Ymele-Leki, Y Kostov, JB Leach. (2009) Fluorescent microparticles for sensing cell microenvironment oxygen levels within 3D scaffolds. Biomaterials 30:3069-74. [PMID: 19285719]

Acosta MA, Y Kostov, JB Leach. (2007) Microfluidic bioreactors as tools for monitoring cell microenvironment. Colegio de Químicos de Puerto Rico, 1:14-15. [PDF reprint]

Acosta M, Y Kostov, JB Leach. (2007) Microfluidic bioreactors as tools for monitoring cell microenvironment. Transactions of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials 30:56, 2007 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. [PDF reprint]

Intellectual Property

Leach JB, Y Kostov, M Acosta. Oxygen-Sensing Fluorescent Microspheres. Invention Disclosure. UMBC Ref. No. 2528JL, 2007.

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