dr. ir. M. (Miguel) Dias Castilho

Assistant Professor

  • Department of Orthopaedics

dr. ir. M. (Miguel) Dias Castilho

Research Programs


Miguel Castilho is an Assistant Professor of Materials design and processing at the Department of Orthopedics, University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) and at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His research focuses on manufacturing structural materials for musculoskeletal and cardiovascular engineering. A special focus lies on combining novel 3D printing technologies and multi-scale modelling to design and fabricate bio-inspired materials along different length scales. At the UMCU, he personally leads the research efforts on the development of custom additive manufacturing systems for biomaterials processing and biofabrication. Dr. Castilho holds a MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Biomedical engineering (with high distinction) from the Technical University of Lisbon (IST, Portugal). Dr. Castilho worked & was a visiting researcher in several research groups across Europe: FMZ, University of Würzburg, (Germany); IDMEC, Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Birmingham (UK); Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands), in the field of biomaterials design and 3D printing.

Research Output (16)

Role of Biomaterials and Controlled Architecture on Tendon/Ligament Repair and Regeneration

No Young Jung, Castilho Miguel, Ramaswamy Yogambha, Zreiqat Hala 7 mei 2020, In: Advanced materials. 32 16 p.

Combining multi-scale 3D printing technologies to engineer reinforced hydrogel-ceramic interfaces

Diloksumpan Paweena, de Ruijter Mylène, Castilho Miguel, Gbureck Uwe, Vermonden Tina, van Weeren P René, Malda Jos, Levato Riccardo apr 2020, In: Biofabrication. 12 16 p.

Long-Term in Vivo Performance of Low-Temperature 3D-Printed Bioceramics in an Equine Model

Bolaños Rafael Vindas, Castilho Miguel, De Grauw Janny, Cokelaere Stefan, Plomp Saskia, Groll Jürgen, Van Weeren P. René, Gbureck Uwe, Malda Jos 9 mrt 2020, In: ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 6 , p. 1681-1689 9 p.

Gel casting as an approach for tissue engineering of multilayered tubular structures

van Velthoven Melissa J J, Ramadan Rana, Zügel Franziska S, Klotz Barbara J, Gawlitta Debby, Costa Pedro F, Malda Jos, Castilho Miguel, de Kort Laetitia M O, de Graaf Petra 23 feb 2020, In: Tissue engineering. Part C, Methods. 26 , p. 190-198 9 p.

Fiber Scaffold Patterning for Mending Hearts:3D Organization Bringing the Next Step

Kristen Marleen, Ainsworth Madison J., Chirico Nino, van der Ven Casper F.T., Doevendans Pieter A., Sluijter Joost P.G., Malda Jos, van Mil Alain, Castilho Miguel 11 okt 2019, In: Advanced Healthcare Materials. 9 21 p.

Bi-layered micro-fibre reinforced hydrogels for articular cartilage regeneration

Castilho Miguel, Mouser Vivian, Chen Mike, Malda Jos, Ito Keita 22 jun 2019, In: Acta Biomaterialia. 95 , p. 297-306 10 p.

Fabrication of Kidney Proximal Tubule Grafts Using Biofunctionalized Electrospun Polymer Scaffolds

Jansen Katja, Castilho Miguel, Aarts Sanne, Kaminski Michael M, Lienkamp Soeren S, Pichler Roman, Malda Jos, Vermonden Tina, Jansen Jitske, Masereeuw Rosalinde feb 2019, In: Macromolecular Bioscience. 19

Simultaneous Micropatterning of Fibrous Meshes and Bioinks for the Fabrication of Living Tissue Constructs

de Ruijter Mylène, Ribeiro Alexandre, Dokter Inge, Castilho Miguel, Malda Jos 17 jun 2018, In: Advanced Healthcare Materials. 8

Mechanical behavior of a soft hydrogel reinforced with three-dimensional printed microfibre scaffolds

Castilho Miguel, Hochleitner Gernot, Wilson Wouter, van Rietbergen Bert, Dalton Paul D., Groll Jürgen, Malda Jos, Ito Keita 19 jan 2018, In: Scientific Reports. 8 , p. 1245

Melt Electrowriting Allows Tailored Microstructural and Mechanical Design of Scaffolds to Advance Functional Human Myocardial Tissue Formation

Castilho Miguel, van Mil Alain, Maher Malachy, Metz Corina H.G., Hochleitner Gernot, Groll Jürgen, Doevendans Pieter A., Ito Keita, Sluijter Joost P.G., Malda Jos 1 jan 2018, In: Advanced Functional Materials. 28 10 p.

All Research Output (16)