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Symposium 2019

Symposium brochure cover.
Symposium brochure and agenda (PDF)

Frontiers in Materials Science for the 21st Century

Biologically Engineered Materials

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Georgen Hall, Sloan Auditorium
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8:30 a.m. Check in and continental breakfast


Keynote Speakers

2019 symposium poster.

Professor Iris V. Rivero

Rochester Institute of Technology
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
"Disruptive Medical Technologies: Additive Manufacturing for the Achievement of Personalized Treatments"

Dr. Filipe Natalio

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science
"Towards materials farming: where plant biology meets material sciences"

Professor Wil V. Srubar III

University of Colorado Boulder
Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering Program
"Building with Bacteria: Applications of Synthetic Biology to Architecture and Civil Engineering"

Dr. Lynn Rothschild

NASA
"Biomaterials for Space"

Professor Danielle Benoit

University of Rochester
Department of Biomedical Engineering
“‘Smart’ to Biomimetic Materials: Taking cues from nature to enable RNAi delivery”