Sangamesh G. Kumbar
Sangamesh G. Kumbar
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering
UConn Health
Elected to the Academy in 2022


Karnatak University Dharwad (India), 1997, BSc, Chemistry; 1999, MSc, Chemistry; 2003, PhD, Polymers/Drug Delivery

Professional Area

Biological Sciences and Engineering engaged in Academia. Expertise in Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Science. Research contributions in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Includes teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut.


For seminal contributions to our understanding of biomaterial mediated tissue regeneration, synthesis and characterization of functional biomaterials to promote cell-material interactions and drug delivery systems. Particularly, the design, development, and characterization of micro-nanostructured matrices for bone, cartilage, tendon, and neural tissue regeneration.