Omolola (Lola) Eniola-Adefeso

Omolola (Lola) Eniola-Adefeso

MLK Visiting Professor, 2021-2022

Research Interests

design biocompatible functional particles for targeted drug delivery, using knowledge of the cellular inflammatory response and blood flow dynamics to design bio-functionalized particles for targeted drug delivery and imaging

Education

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2004

M.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2000

B.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Chemical Engineering, 1999

Selected Publications

Honors and Awards

Board of Directors (Elected), American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2021

External Advisory Board, Biomedical Engineering Department, Boston University

External Advisory Board, Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Florida

Board of Directors (Elected), MichBio, the State of Michigan’s life sciences industry lobbying group, 2020

BMES Mid-Career Award for meritorious achievements in scholarship and practice of biomedical engineering, 2020

Elected Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2020

Director (Elected) Biomedical Engineering Society, 2019 - 2022

Member (Presidential Appointment), UM Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee (BICC), 2019

University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship, 2019

Member (Elected) UM Rackham Executive Board, 2018 - 2019

Rackham Faculty Recognition Award, University of Michigan, 2018

Associate Director, NIH Cellular Biotechnology Training Grant, 2017

WIC Mentor Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE), 2017

MAC Grimes Excellence in Chemical Engineering Award, AIChE, 2017

Senior Fellow (Elected), Michigan Society of Fellows, 2017 - 2021

NIH BTSS Study Section Standing Member, 2017 – 2023

Raymond J. and Monica E. Schultz Outreach & Diversity Award, Univ. of Michigan College of Engineering, 2017

Elected Fellow, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2017

Invited Speaker, National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, 2016

Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, Office of the Provost, Univ. of Michigan, 2016

CEW Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity & Social Change, 2016

Inaugural Chair/Organizer: ECI Conference on Nanotechnology for Medicine, Austria, 2016

Faculty Fellow, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2014

Miller Faculty Scholar, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2013

Selected Participant, NAE Frontier of Engineering Education, 2012

Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize, Office of the Provost, Univ. of Michigan, 2012

Research Achievement Award, Univ. of Michigan Dept. of Chemical Engineering, 2012

NSF CAREER, 2011

Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award, NOBCChE, 2011

Innovative Research Grant, American Heart Association, 2010

University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center McKay Grant, Univ. of Michigan, 2008

Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association, 2007

MARC /American Society of Investigative Pathology Travel Award: EB 2006

NIH T32 Training Grant: Research Training in Lung Disease, 2004

Janice Lumpkin Awards for Excellence in Arts & Sciences, 2003

NASA Graduate Research Fellowship, 2002 – 2004

Ford Foundation Graduate Fellowship: Honorable Mention, 2000

GEM Masters Fellowship for Minorities in Engineering, 1999

Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society, 1999

MARC U* STAR, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1997 – 1999

Meyerhoff Scholarship, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1997 – 1999