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Conference speaker

Henry Hess


Henry Hess


Columbia University, USA

Talk Title: Engineering with Biological Motors

Henry Hess is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University. He received the Dr. rer. nat. in Physics from the Free University Berlin (Germany) in 1999.

After appointments as Postdoctoral Scientist and Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Washington, he joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida in 2005 as Assistant Professor. Since 2009, he is teaching and researching at Columbia University in New York City. His primary research interest is nanobiotechnology, in particular hybrid nanodevices and materials merging biological and synthetic building blocks.

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