Richard B. Dickinson

University of Florida, USA

Richard B. Dickinson was born in Cambridge, Minn, U.S.A. in 1965. He received his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Washington (magna cum laude) in 1987 and his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1992. He was a Postdoctoral Associate for one year at the University of Wisconsin, and he spent one year as a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Bonn. He has since been on the Faculty of the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Florida, where he serves now as a Professor and Chair. He also has a joint appointment in biomedical engineering at UF. His research interests are in the area of cellular and molecular bioengineering, specifically on the topics of cell motility, cell adhesion, cytoskeleton assembly, and biomolecular motors. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the UF Teacher of the Year Award, and the UF Research Foundation Professorship. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering and ISRN Biomathematics, and he is a Member of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ESMTB), and the Biophysical Society.

Biography Updated on 28 August 2011

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