Eniola-Adefeso, Omolola | Faculty

Associate Chair of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Macromolecular Science and Engineering

NCRC, B28-G046W



Eniola-Adefeso Group

Ph.D., Chemical Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
M.Se.S., Chemical and Biolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
B.S.E., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, 1999

Research Interests
Research focused on cell adhesion and drug delivery; specifically, the group's overall objective is to use knowledge of the cellular inflammatory response and blood flow hemodynamics to design bio-functionalized particles for targeted drug delivery and imaging.


Honors and Awards
Senior Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows, 2017

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, Fellow, 2017

American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Women’s Initiatives Committee’s Mentorship Excellence Award, 2017

American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Minority Affairs Committee’s William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering, 2017

Raymond J. and Monica E. Schultz Outreach and Diversity Award, 2017
College of Engineering, University of Michigan

Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, 2016
The University of Michigan

NAE Frontier of Engineering Education, Selected Participant, 2012

Provost Teaching Innovation Award, 2012
The University of Michigan

Departmental Research Achievement Award, 2012
Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan

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