Neha receives the 2022 ACS Syn Bio Young Investigator Award!

Neha Kamat has received the 2022 ACS Synthetic Biology Young Innovator Award! She presented an award lecture at the 2022 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference in Washington, D.C. Read Neha’s interview with ACS here.

Neha receives the NSF Career Award

Neha Kamat has received a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the foundation’s most prestigious honor for junior faculty members. Neha’s lab will receive $700,082 over five years from NSF’s Division of Materials Research. The award was highlighted by McCormick Engineering News.

Neha receives an AFOSR YIP Award!

Neha has been awarded a selective Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Check out the write up here. The $450,000 AFOSR YIP Award over three years will support the Kamat Lab’s basic research initiative to take “A Biophysical Approach to Uncover the Role of Cell Membrane Mechanics in Sensing Mechanical Force.”  The research […]

Neha is selected for the NAE 2018 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Neha is one of 84 engineers that have been selected nationwide to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 24rth annual U. S. Frontiers of Engineering (USFOE) Symposium. This event is designed for engineers who are performing exceptional engineering research across disciplines to come together.