Messersmith, Phillip

PBM photo3 (1) Class of 1941 WWII Memorial Chair, Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Bioengineering

218 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Berkeley, CA 94720

 

philm@nullberkeley.edu
Phone: 510-643-9631

 

Website: 
Research: http://bioinspiredmaterials.berkeley.edu/

Research Interests: 
Biologically Inspired Materials

Education:

1985 B.S. Life Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana
1987 M.S. Bioengineering, Clemson University
1992 Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana

 

Professional Experience:

1992-1994 Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
1994-1997 Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
1997-2000 Assistant Professor, Division of Biological Materials, Northwestern University
2000-2003 Assistant Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Chemical and
Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
2003-2005 Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Chemical and
Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
2005-2014 Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Chemical and Biological
Engineering,  Northwestern University

 

Major Awards:

2013 Clemson Award for Basic Research, Society for Biomaterials
2012 Fellow, International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering
2010 Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry
2009 Langmuir Lecture Award Recipient, American Chemical Society, Division of Colloids and Surface Science.
2006 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2006 MERIT Award, NIH