“Drug Delivery: Engineering to Overcome Obstacles”

“Drug Delivery: Engineering to Overcome Obstacles”

As part of the Alvine Engineering Professional Effectiveness and Enrichment Series, W. Mark Saltzman, Goizueta Foundation professor of biomedical engineering, chemical and environmental engineering and physiology at Yale University, will present “Drug Delivery: Engineering to Overcome Obstacles” on Wednesday, Sept. 4. The talk will begin at 12:15 p.m. in the Schumann Auditorium in Buckman Hall.

The lecture will explore the field of drug delivery and its importance to the future of public health. Saltzman has published over 200 research papers and secured 15 parents in the fields of drug delivery, biomaterials, nanobiotechnology, and tissue engineering.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Iowa State and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from MIT. He earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from MIT.  He has served on the faculty at Johns Hopkins and Cornell and became the founding chair of the Yale’s Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2003.

The fall semester Alvine Engineering Professional Effectiveness and Enrichment Series kicks off on Tuesday, Sept. 3, with a lecture by Paul Murphy, director of operations for Electri-Cable Assemblies, titled “Project Management - It’s the Thinking That Counts." More>>

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