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Division of Engineering Sciences


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Kam W. Leong
Election Year 2018
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University Medical Center
Lasker Bldg Room 450C
3960 Broadway Ave, New York, NY 10032
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Current Positions
  • Samuel Y. Sheng Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
  • Professor, Department of Systems Biology, Columbia University Medical Center
Education
  • 1973-1977: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; B.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • 1977-1982: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (conferred in 1987)
Professional Experience
  • 1982-1986: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; Research Associate in Applied Biological Sciences
  • 1986-1991: Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 1991-1998: Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 1998-2006: Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 1998-2004: Program Director and Advisor to Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), Singapore
  • 1999-2006: Principal Investigator, Division of Johns Hopkins in Singapore
  • 2006-2009: Principal Investigator, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
  • 2006-2009: Director, Bioengineering Initiative on Nanomedicine, Duke University
  • 2006-2014: James B. Duke Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
  • 2014-Present: Samuel Y. Sheng Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
  • 2014-Present: Professor, Department of Systems Biology, Columbia University Medical Center
Specialties
  • Biomaterials; Nanomedicine; Gene Editing; Tissue Engineering
Awards and Honors
  • 1994: Young Investigator Research Achievement Award, Controlled Release Society
  • 1996-2001: Capsugel Award on Innovative Controlled Release Research, Controlled Release Society
  • 2006: Best Manuscript Award of Acta Biomaterialia
  • 2006-2013: Distinguished Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore
  • 2007: Jorge Heller Best Manuscript Award of Journal of Controlled Release
  • 2007-2014: James B. Duke Professorship, Duke University (only one in the School of Engineering)
  • 2010: Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award, Duke University
  • 2012: Clemson Award for Applied Research, Society for Biomaterials
  • 2013: Member, National Academy of Engineering, USA
  • 2013: Member, National Academy of Inventors, USA
  • 2014: Distinguished Scientist Award, International Journal of Nanomedicine
  • 2014-Present: Samuel Y. Sheng Professorship, Columbia University
  • 2015: Savio L-Y. Woo Distinguished Lectureship, World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers
  • 2016: President Fellowship for Distinguished Scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2017: Lifetime Achievement Award, Chinese American Society of Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine