Thomas  Dziubla

Thomas  Dziubla

Dr. Thomas Dziubla, Ph.D. is the Associate Gill Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He received his B.S. and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University (1998) and Drexel University (2002), respectively. In 2002-2004, he was an NRSA postdoctoral fellow in the Institute for Environmental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine under the guidance of Dr. Vladimir Muzykantov, where he worked on the design of degradable polymeric nanocarriers for the delivery of antioxidants. His research group is interested in the design of new functional polymeric biomaterials, which can actively control local cellular oxidative stress for improved biomaterial integration and disease treatment. Dr. Dziubla is a member of Society for Biomaterials and American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He holds 8 patents, has authored over 50 peer reviewed publications and has started several companies that are currently commercializing technologies that have originated from his laboratory.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemical and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA