Michael Mitchell Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Michael Mitchell, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in Penn Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering, is drawing on a variety of fields — biomaterials engineering, data science, gene therapy and machine learning — to tailor the next generation of drug delivery vehicles with this level of precision. His work in this field has earned him a $2.4 million NIH Director’s New …

Robert D. Bent Chair for Jason Burdick

The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Bioengineering is proud to announce that Professor Jason Burdick, PhD, has been named the Robert D. Bent Chair.  Robert Bent is an internationally recognized nuclear physicist who spent most of his career at Indiana University. A PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado (2002), Dr. Burdick was …

Jason Burdick Wins Two Research Awards

It was a big week’s for Penn Bioengineering‘s Jason Burdick, PhD. This week Dr. Burdick, who is Professor of Bioengineering, received the George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and the Clemson Award from the Society for Biomaterials. Receiving the Heilmeier Award on Tuesday, April 10, Dr. Burdick presented a lecture entitled “”Engineering Hydrogels for …

Heilmeier Lecture by Burdick Tomorrow

Jason Burdick, Professor in Bioengineering, will give the annual Heilmeier lecture tomorrow — Tuesday, April 10, 2018 — after having been been named the recipient of the 2017–18 George H. Heilmeier Faculty Award for Excellence in Research for “pioneering contributions to designing and developing polymers for applications in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.” The Heilmeier Award …