Ian Papautsky

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Ph.D.Bioengineering,University of Utah,Salt Lake City, UT,1999
B.S.Biomedical Engineering,Boston University,Boston, MA,1995

Research and Practice Interests

Biomedical microsystems, and microfluidics and electrochemical sensors, point of care systems, lab-on-a-chip, and polymer fabrication methods.

Professional Summary

Ian Papautsky received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University in 1995, a PhD in Bioengineering in 1999 from the University of Utah.  He joined the faculty at the University of Cincinnati in 2000, where he is now Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computing Systems.  Prof. Papautsky is currently Co-Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Advanced Design and Manufacturing of Integrated Microfluidics (CADMIM) and Director of the Ohio Center for Microfluidic Innovation (OCMI).  

Prof. Papautsky’s research focuses on the use of microfluidics in point-of-care sensor systems and lab-on-a-chip cell separations. He has published over 200 research papers, book chapters and patents, and has presented over 100 lectures at conferences, universities, and government/industrial laboratories.  In recognition of his work, Prof. Papautsky has received a numerous awards and honors, including the Distinguished Engineering Researcher award from University of Cincinnati (2009); the Ohio Bioscience 30 in Their 30s award (2007); and the Excellence and Service Award from the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE; 2005, 2007).

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