Sheila Grant, PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor of Research & Strategic Initiatives, Professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering
University of Missouri

Sheila A. Grant is associate vice chancellor of Research & Strategic Initiatives and a professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri.

Dr. Sheila Grant received her Masters in biomedical engineering and PhD in materials engineering from Iowa State University. After graduation, she worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA. In 2001, Dr. Grant became a faculty member at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Currently, she serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Strategic Initiative at the University of Missouri. She is also a professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological, and Chemical Engineering. Her research interests include the development of nanostructured biocomposites for enhanced tissue integration and utilizing new advances in nanotechnology to develop novel sensing mechanisms and sensing platforms. She has been supported by the NSF, NIH, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, and USDA as well as private companies.

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