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Atousa Plaseied is research faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering who focuses on biomaterials. Her current research is in the areas of microbial fuel cells and dental materials.


Current research projects in biomaterials include the following:

  • Co-Principal Investigator (Dr. Jeffrey Stansbury, PI), Development of Dual-Filled Composite Materials, Confi-Dental Products/Septodont, $80,000, June 1, 2009 - May 31, 2010.
  • Co-Principal Investigator (Dr. Peter Jenkins, PI), High yield hydrogen production in microbial electrolysis cells using carbon nanofiber electrodes, Office of Naval Research (ONR), $450,000, July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2012.

Faculty Information

Atousa Plaseied, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Phone: 303-556-2733
Fax: 303-556-6371
Web site:

Research Interests:

  • Nanoscale characterization of materials
  • Nanomechanics of materials and structures
  • Biomaterials (orthopedics and dental applications)
  • Sports engineering
  • Fuel cells
  • Corrosion and protection of materials

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Related Courses

  • MECH 3024 – Introduction to Materials Science
  • MECH 5238 – Introduction to Sports Engineering

For complete, up-to-date course descriptions, visit the CU Denver academic catalog and search for the course numbers listed above.