Speaker: Eric Appel
Title: Assistant Professor
Institution: Stanford University
Biography: Eric A. Appel is an Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at Stanford University. His PhD research focused on the preparation of dynamic and stimuli-responsive supramolecular polymeric materials. Upon graduating from Cambridge, he was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the NIH and a Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with Prof. Robert Langer at MIT on the development of supramolecular biomaterials for drug delivery and tissue engineering. His work at Stanford focuses on the development of biomimetic polymeric materials that can be used as tools to better understand fundamental biological processes and to engineer advanced healthcare solutions.