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March 26, 2019 | 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Danto Engineering Development Center | Map
5050 Anthony Wayne
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Paula Hammond is the David H. Koch Chair Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and head of the Department of Chemical Engineering. She received her B.S. and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from MIT and her M.S. from Georgia Tech. Hammond is widely recognized for her research in hemostatic technology, macromolecular design and synthesis, targeted drug delivery for cancer, nano-scale assembly of synthetic biomaterials, and electrostatic and directed materials assembly. She is a member of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, and is an associate editor of ACS Nano. Hammond is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine, and was named among the top 100 materials scientists by Thomson-Reuters in 2011.

About the BASF Distinguished Lecture Series
The Wayne State University Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science is welcoming five prominent scientists and engineers to its campus to stimulate idea-focused conversations about emerging growth areas such as alternative energy, biomaterials, nanotechnology, polymer engineering and sustainability. This partnership between Wayne State and BASF — the largest chemical producer in the world, with a footprint in more than 80 countries — is intended to create another pathway to connect students with professional leaders and to enhance interaction among industry experts.

For more information about this event, please contact Guangzhao Mao at 313-577-3804 or