Professor Nicholas A. Peppas: Samuel W. Parr Lecturer 2013
Professor Nicholas A. Peppas (at right) from the University of Texas at Austin receives a framed picture from Paul J.A. Kenis, Department Head and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, in honor of being the lecturer for the Samuel W. Parr Lecture on April 25 at Roger Adams Laboratory.
His talk was entitled, “New Frontiers in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences: Advanced Intelligent Hydrogels for Protein Delivery.” Peppas is a world leader in biomaterials, polymer physics, drug delivery, and bionanotechnology. The lecture is named after Parr, who was the founder of the department.