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 
  • Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, 2016
    University of Michigan
  • NAE Frontier of Engineering Education, Selected Participant, 2012
  • Provost Teaching Innovation Award, 2012
    University of Michigan
  • Departmental Research Achievement Award, 2012
    Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan
  • 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