Development and Selection of Porous Scaffolds Using Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering

  • Nitin Sahai
  • Tanvi Jain
  • Sushil Kumar
  • Pradip Kumar DuttaEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials book series (SSPCM)


Tissue engineering is considered a multidisciplinary field where the involvement of many course of studies as well as utilization of knowledge of various researchers/scientists and medical practitioners provided good health care and esthetics concepts. Porous scaffolds play very important role in tissue engineering and many of the relevant disciplines. Henceforth, the development and selection of proper scaffolds, particularly in the form of porous due to multifaceted microstructure-like veins and capillaries is essential. Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering (CATE) is an important tool to categorize the porous scaffolds in terms of design, modeling as well as experimental validation. The present article describes the selection of materials, facilitated properties, experimental methods, knowledge of computer to fabricate scaffolds.


Porous scaffold Computer-aided tissue engineering Chitosan Design Characterization 



One of the authors (Tanvi Jain) gratefully acknowledged the financial support from TEQIP-II, MNNIT Allahabad for her Ph.D. research work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nitin Sahai
    • 1
  • Tanvi Jain
    • 2
    • 3
  • Sushil Kumar
    • 2
  • Pradip Kumar Dutta
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringNorth-Eastern Hill UniversityShillongIndia
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringM.N. National Institute of TechnologyAllahabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryM.N. National Institute of TechnologyAllahabadIndia
  4. 4.Center for Medical Diagnostic and ResearchM.N. National Institute of TechnologyAllahabadIndia

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