B.S. ​Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, 2007M.S. ​Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010​​Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013Post-Doc ​Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2016

"We design biomaterials to better understand how cells interpret signals from their environment during disease progression and tissue regeneration."

Steven R. Caliari, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Steven joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in August 2016 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering with a secondary appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Prior to joining UVa he was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Steven completed his B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida and received both his M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His lab designs, synthesizes, and characterizes new biomaterials to explore the dynamic interplay between cells and their microenvironment, applying these platforms to address fundamental human health challenges in understanding disease and engineering tissues.

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Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
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204 Wilsdorf Hall

102 Engineer's Way

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4741

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Materials and Advanced Manufacturing for Biological Applications

Biomechanics/Injury Biomechanics or Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

Biotechnology and Biomolecular Engineering (Biomolecular Design, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering)

Drug Delivery

Quantitative Biosciences

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