Peter M. Tessier

Albert M. Mattocks Professor

Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

Biointerfaces Institute

University of Michigan

NCRC B10-179, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

phone: 734.763.1486

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (MIT), 2003-2007

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Delaware, 1998-2003

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Maine, 1994-1998

Positions

Albert M. Mattocks (Endowed) Professor

Departments of Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering and Biointerfaces Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2017-present

Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development (Endowed) Professor

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2016-2017

Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development (Endowed) Associate Professor

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2014-2016

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow

Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany, 2014-2015

Associate Professor

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2013-2016

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2007-2013

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (MIT), Cambridge, MA, 2003-2007, Advisor: Susan Lindquist

Awards

Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2018

Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award, 2016

Biochemical Technology Young Investigator Award, American Chemical Society, 2015

Invited participant, USA National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, 2015

Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, 2014-2015

Young Scientist Award, World Economic Forum, 2014

Pew Scholar Award in Biomedical Sciences, 2010-2014

National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2010-2015

Rensselaer School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, 2013

Rensselaer Early Career Award, 2012

Rensselaer School of Engineering Research Excellence Award, 2012

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004-2007

NASA Graduate Research Fellowship, 1999-2002

Semi-Finalist, Discover Magazine Award for Technological Innovation, 2000

Co-Valedictorian, Univ. of Maine, 1998