Dr. Tannenbaum is originally from Israel where she received her B.Sc. in chemistry and physics from the Hebrew University. She continued her education at the Weizmann Institute of Science where she received a M.Sc. in physical chemistry. Dr. Tannenbaum went on to receive a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich. Currently, Dr. Tannenbaum is a full professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, and on leave from Boston University. To date she has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, reviews and conference proceedings. She is the recipient of the Gutwirth Award (1991) and the Kunin-Lunenfeld Award (1991) for excellence in research in the area of nanoparticle chemistry, best paper award in the 1st International Conference on Applied Physics (2003), the Sigma Xi best thesis advisor award (2004), the MRS Fall 2006 Meeting outstanding paper award (2007) and the 1st prize in the SAIC best paper competition (2007 and 2010). She is a member of the American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, the American Physical Society, the Israel Polymer and Plastic Society and the Israel Chemical Society.
Biography Updated on 4 October 2012