Bethany Almeida Appointed Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Clarkson University

Bethany Almeida has been appointed assistant professor of chemical & biomolecular engineering at Clarkson University. 

Bethany Almeida

She received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Brown University and her bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering and professional writing from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Almeida’s research focuses on the design and fabrication of advanced, functional biomaterials to control stem cell behavior, applying concepts from organic chemistry, materials science, and stem cell biology to address both fundamental science questions as well as develop clinically relevant biomaterial-stem cell therapies.

She has been recognized for her research accomplishments through a number of awards and honors, including the 2020 BMES Career Development Award and as a Rising Star for the inaugural 2020 Rising Stars in Engineering in Health workshop hosted by Columbia University.

Almeida has co-published in ACS Sensors, Molecules, Chemical Communications, ACS Nano, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, and Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, and has delivered other invited talks and conference presentations 

She is a member of the National Association for Science Writers, International Society for Stem Cell Research, Materials Research Society, Society for Biomaterials, and Biomedical Engineering Society.

Almeida previously served as an American Society for Engineering Education Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

Her lab group website is at

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