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Faculty Profile

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Name: Cato T. Laurencin
Title: University Professor
Affiliation: Biomedical Engineering Department
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
E-Mail: laurencin@uchc.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://regenerativeengineering.uchc.edu
Program/Department Website: http://www.cbe.engr.uconn.edu/cato-laurencin
Office Telephone: 860-679-6544



Keywords | Categories: biomaterials, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, drug delivery, Institute of Materials Science, nanotechnology, polymer engineering, polymers, regenerative engineering, stem cell technology

Professional Summary

Dr. Laurencin is a designated University Professor at UCONN. He is the first physician-scientist elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors. He is an international leader in broad areas of biomaterials, polymers, polymer-ceramics and stem cell technology and founded the field of Regenerative Engineering. He was named one of the 100 Engineers of the Modern Era by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Materials Research Society, the Biomedical Engineering Society and the American Chemical Society. His research is detailed at http://regenerativeengineering.uchc.edu.