Primary Investigator

Omolola (Lola) Eniola-Adefeso is currently a Professor and Miller faculty Scholar in the University of Michigan's Chemical Engineering department She serves as Vice Chair for Graduate Studies and has appointments in Biomedical Engineering as well as Macromoelcular Science & Engineering. She earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004 and spent 2 years at Baylor College of Medicine in the department of pediatrics as an NIH postdoctoral fellow. She is a proud mother and wife.

Honors & Awards

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Spirit Award (2019)
  • Rackham Faculty Recognition Award (2018)
  • Elected into the College of Fellows for American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (2017)
  • Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award (2016)
  • Raymond J. and Monica E. Schultz Outreach and Diversity Award (2016)
  • College of Engineering Faculty Fellow: University of Michigan (2014)
  • Miller Faculty Scholar: University of Michigan College of Engineering (2013)
  • NAE Frontier of Engineering Education, Selected Participant (2012)
  • University of Michigan Provost Teaching Innovation Award (2012)
  • U-M Chemical Engineering, Departmental Research Achievement Award (2012)
  • NSF CAREER (2011)
  • National Science Foundation
  • Innovator Award (2010)
  • American Heart Association
  • Scientist Development Grant (2007)
  • American Heart Association
  • University of Michigan Rackham Faculty Development Grant (2006)
  • APS/NIDDK Travel Fellowship Awards: EB (2006)
  • Baylor College of Medicine NIH T32 Training Grant in Lung Disease (2004 - 2006)
  • Janice Lumpkin Awards For Excellence in Arts & Sciences (2003)
  • NASA Graduate Research Fellowship (2002-2004)
  • GEM Masters Fellowship in Engineering (1999)
  • UMBC Meyerhoff Scholarship (1997-1999)
  • UMBC MARC U* STAR Scholar (1998 - 1999)
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