Organising Committee

Lucy Di Silvio

Professor Lucy Di Silvio
WBC 2020 Co-chair

Lucy Di Silvio is Professor of Tissue Engineering and Head of the Tissue Engineering and Biophotonics Division, Dental Institute, King’s College London, Guy’s Hospital.  She was President of the United Kingdom Society of Biomaterials (UKSB, 2008-2011) and Secretary of the European Society of Biomaterials (ESB, 2010-2015).

Professor Nicholas Dunne

Professor Nicholas Dunne
WBC 2020 Treasurer

Professor Nicholas Dunne is the Chair of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Dublin City University. He is also a Visiting Research Professor of Biomaterials Engineering in the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University of Belfast. He was President of Northern Ireland Bioengineering Society (2008-2015), Spokesperson of the Young Scientist Fora of the European Society of Biomaterials (2010-2014) and UK Society of Biomaterials (2011-2015).

Elizabeth Tanner

Professor Elizabeth Tanner
WBC 2020 Co-Chair

Elizabeth (Liz) Tanner OBE is Professor of Biomedical Materials at the University of Glasgow. She was President of the United Kingdom Society of Biomaterials (UKSB, 2000) and Secretary of the European Society of Biomaterials (ESB, 2005-2009) and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) and Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE).