Scott L. Diamond
Arthur Humphrey Distinguished Professor

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Scott L. Diamond, Ph.D. (B.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Rice University) is the founding director of the Penn Center for Molecular Discovery. He is the Arthur E. Humphrey Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He has produced over 250 publications and patents and has served on advisory committees to NSF, NIH, AHA, and NASA, and has consulted extensively for industry and government. Diamond is the recipient of the NSF National Young Investigator Award, the NIH FIRST Award, the American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, the AIChE Allan P. Colburn Award, and the George Heilmeier Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Diamond is an elected Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) and the American Institute of Medicine and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Currently, Dr. Diamond is the Director of the Penn Biotechnology Masters Program, one of the largest in the country with more than 120 enrolled students.


Research Interests

Dr. Diamond researches biotechnologies in several key areas: endothelial mechanobiology, blood clot dissolving therapies, blood systems biology, nonviral gene therapy, microfluidics, and high throughput drug discovery.


Research Areas

Systems Engineering; Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering


Educational Background
Ph.D.: Rice University (1990)
B.S.: Cornell University (1986)


National Young Investigator Award
American Heart Association Established Investigator Award
AIChE Allan P. Colburn Award
George Heilmeier Excellence in Research Award

Elected Fellow: BMES, AIMBE


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