Prof Hutmacher is a biomedical engineer, an educator, an inventor, and a creator of spin off companies. He directs the Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the ARC Training Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing at QUT, a interdisciplinary team of researchers including engineers, cell biologists, polymer chemists, clinicians, and veterinary surgeons. Prof Hutmacher is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of biomaterials, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He has translated a bone tissue engineering concept from the laboratory through to clinical application involving in vitro experiments, in vivo preclinical animal studies and ultimately clinical trials. His recent research efforts have resulted in traditional scientific/academic outputs as well as pivotal commercialisation outcomes. His pre-eminent international standing and impact on the field are illustrated by his publication record and citation record (> 43,100 citations, h-index of 100 in google scholar).