Lahann, Joerg | Faculty

Director of the Biointerfaces Institute, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering

NCRC, B10-A175B


Lahann Group

Ph.D., Macromolecular Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, 1998
M.S., Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, 1995
B.S., Chemistry, University of Saarland, 1993

Research Interests

Designer surfaces, advanced polymers, biomimetic materials, microfluidic devices, engineered microenvironments, nano-scale self-assembly.


Honors and Awards

  • Technology Review TR100 Young Innovator Award, 2004
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2004
    National Science Foundation
  • Justus-Liebig Fellowship of the Fonds of the German Industry, 2000-2001
  • Sigma XI — Full Membership, 2001
  • German Science Foundation Postdoctoral Grant, 1999
  • Borchers Prize of the RWTH Aachen, given for an outstanding performance to graduate students, 1998
  • Young Student Achievement Award of the Fonds of the German Industry, 1998