Frank P.T. Baaijens

  • 12797 Citaten
1981 …2019
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Persoonlijk profiel

Research profile

Frank Baaijens is a full professor of Soft Tissue Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)His areas of expertise include computational (bio)mechanics, rheology and regenerative medicine. Frank Baaijens currently serves as Rector Magnificus at TU/e. His focus is building on the TU/e’s strengths with the entire community, strengthening the university’s international position and working on finding solutions to current and future societal challenges, bridging education and research. Frank Baaijens is committed to the future vision and mission of TU/e, outlined in the strategy 2030 plan. This plan aims to further excellence of the university in education and research, and impact on society. The university will strengthen its foundationsfoster cross-disciplinary research, and will continue to innovate our educational methods and programs to educate next generations of engineers and scientists.

Academic background

Frank Baaijens received his PhD from TU/e in 1987 with prof. J.D. Janssen as his supervisor. In 1985 he joined Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven to work on Computational Mechanics. Since 1990, he has been part time professor on Computational Rheology at the Eindhoven University of Technology. In July 1995 he was appointed full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. In October 2002 he was appointed full professor in the Department of BioMedical Engineering (Soft Tissue Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering). From 2003 to 2007 he was Dean of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and from 2007 to 2014 he was Scientific Director of the national research program on BioMedical Materials (BMM). He has published over 300 peer reviewed papers in international scientific journals and has graduated over 50 PhD candidates. Research in his group resulted in the founding of a number of biomedical technology companies. 



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Onderzoeksoutput 1981 2019

Biomechanics and modeling of tissue-engineered heart valves

Ristori, T., van Kelle, A. J. M., Baaijens, F. & Loerakker, S., 9 apr 2019, Advances in heart valve biomechanics: valvular physiology, mechanobiology, and bioengineering. Sacks, M. & Liao, J. (redactie). Cham: Springer, blz. 413-446 34 blz.

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Tissue engineering
Heart valve prostheses

Can we grow valves inside the heart? perspective on material-based in situ heart valve tissue engineering

Bouten, C. V. C., Smits, A. I. P. M. & Baaijens, F. P. T., 29 mei 2018, In : Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. 5, 10 blz., 54

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Open Access
Heart Valves
Tissue Engineering
Biocompatible Materials
Artificial Cells
Human Body

Computational analysis of cell-mediated remodeling of collagenous tissues

Ristori, T., 5 mrt 2018, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 177 blz.

Onderzoeksoutput: ScriptieDissertatie 1 (Onderzoek TU/e / Promotie TU/e)Academic

Open Access
12 Citaties (Scopus)

Computational modeling guides tissue-engineered heart valve design for long-term in vivo performance in a translational sheep model

Emmert, M. Y., Schmitt, B. A., Loerakker, S., Sanders, B., Spriestersbach, H., Fioretta, E. S., Bruder, L., Brakmann, K., Motta, S. E., Lintas, V., Dijkman, P. E., Frese, L., Berger, F., Baaijens, F. P. T. & Hoerstrup, S. P., 9 mei 2018, In : Science Translational Medicine. 10, 440, 13 blz., eaan4587

Onderzoeksoutput: Bijdrage aan tijdschriftTijdschriftartikelAcademicpeer review

Heart Valves
Tissue Engineering
Heart Valve Prosthesis
1 Citaat (Scopus)

Dual electrospun supramolecular polymer systems for selective cell migration

Thakkar, S. H., Di Luca, A., Zaccaria, S., Baaijens, F. P. T., Bouten, C. V. C. & Dankers, P. Y. W., 1 jul 2018, In : Macromolecular Bioscience. 18, 7, 9 blz., 1800004

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Open Access
Cell Movement

Activiteiten 1992 1994

  • 3 Aangemelde presentatie

Fourth European Rheology Conference 4-9 September, 1994, Sevilla

Frank P.T. Baaijens (Spreker)
4 sep 1994

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Second World Conference in Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics, May 1–5, 1994 in Basel

Frank P.T. Baaijens (Spreker)
1 mei 1994

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Second National Mechanics Congress in The Netherlands, on November 16-18, 1992 ROLDUC Abbey Kerkrade, The Netherlands

Frank P.T. Baaijens (Spreker)
16 nov 1992

Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesAangemelde presentatieWetenschappelijk



3D FE implementation of an incompressible quadriphasic mixture model for large deformations

Auteur: van Loon, R., 28 feb 2001

Begeleider: Baaijens, F. (Afstudeerdocent 1) & Huyghe, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

3D viscoelastic analysis

Auteur: Bogaerds, A., 30 jun 1998

Begeleider: Janssen, J. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Baaijens, F. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Verbeeten, W. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

A 2-D finite element model of a muscle cell in agarose gel-matrix

Auteur: Tran, N. H., 29 feb 2000

Begeleider: Baaijens, F. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Oomens, C. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Bouten, C. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Breuls, R. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

Abdominal aortic aneurysms : a numerical/experimental approach

Auteur: Tummers, S., 30 sep 2002

Begeleider: Baaijens, F. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Peters, G. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Rutten, M. (Afstudeerdocent 2), van de Vosse, F. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Schurink, G. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master

A compressible biphasic mixture theory with a fluid content dependent stiffness

Auteur: Cornelissen, L., 30 jun 2004

Begeleider: Baaijens, F. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Oomens, C. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Huyghe, J. (Afstudeerdocent 2), Bovendeerd, P. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & van Donkelaar, C. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

Scriptie/masterproef: Master