Prof. Leckband

Professor Deborah E. Leckband

Milner T. Reid Professor of Chemical Sciences
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Biochemistry
Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology
Member, Bioengineering Faculty

Research Professor, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

  • ACS Langmuir Lecturer, 2021
  • Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • Westwater Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 04-06
  • Britton Chance Distinguished Lecturer in Engineering and Medicine, April 2004.
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Cell and Molecular Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 2003.
  • Provost’s Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Texas, 03
  • Keynote Speaker, 2002 University of Virginia Bioengineering Symposium on Biomechanics of Adhesion.
  • University Scholar, University of Illlinois, 2001-2004
  • Center for Advanced Studies Fellow, University of Illinois, 1999-2000
  • Petit Professor, UIUC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1999-2001
  • Amoco Lecturer, Stanford Dept. of Chemical Engineering, 1998
  • Xerox Faculty Research Award, UIUC College of Engineering, 1998
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1995-1999
  • National Institutes of Health FIRST Award, 1993-1998


127 Roger Adams Laboratory
600 S Mathews Ave, MC 712

Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: 217-244-0793

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