Person

Dr.-Ing., Universitätsprofessorin

Laura De Laporte

Laura De Laporte
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Polymere Biomaterialien

Address

Building: DWI-Leibniz Institute

Room: B2.72

Forckenbeckstr. 50

52074 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 23309
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 23301
 

Prof. Dr.-Ing. De Laporte

Scientific Career

09/2018 – today

W2 professorship (Tenure Track), Research Area: Polymers and Biomaterials, within the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences;

combined with a position in the Scientific Board of the DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

10/2017

Privatdozentin RWTH - Chemistry

10/2013 – 08/2018

Junior Group Leader at the DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

07/2009 – 09/2012 Postdoc, Laboratory of Prof. Jeffrey Hubbell, Life Sciences – Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Schweiz
09/2004 – 06/2009 PhD thesis, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering – Northwestern University, Evanston, US; Promoter: Prof. Lonnie Shea
09/2003 – 08/2004 Research assistent, Laboratory of Prof. Lonnie Shea, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering – Northwestern University, Evanston, US
09/1998 – 06/2003 Bachelor and Master thesis, Chemical Engineering – Ghent University, Belgien; Promoter: Prof. Pascal Verdonck

Honors and Distinctions

06/2018 Young Investigator Award – Engineering Conferences International
07/2016 Max-Buchner-Forschungsstiftung Award
09/2008 – 06/2009 Terminal Year Richter Fellowship, Northwestern University
2008 AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Women's Initiatives Committee Travel Award, USA
2006, 2007, 2008 Conference Travel Grant, Northwestern University (yearly)
2006 The Center for Genetic Medicine Travel Fellowship Award, USA
09/2004 – 08/2005 International Doctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University