Rina Tannenbaum received her B.S. degree in chemistry and physics from the Hebrew University. She continued her education at the Weizmann Institute of Science where she received an M.S. degree in physical chemistry. She moved to receive a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich. Currently, she serves as a Full Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and at 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 received 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 serves as 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 20 March 2012