Kristan Worthington

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Member Institute for Vision Research
Member, Iowa Neuroscience Institute
(319) 335-5635
5635 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
2017
Education: 
Ph.D., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2014
M.S., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2013
B.S./M.S., Biological Engineering, Utah State University, 2010
Present Research Interests: 
Retinal tissue engineering
Precision drug delivery
Using biomaterials to control cell fate decisions
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Society for Biomaterials
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Tau Beta Pi
Order of the Engineer
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Biomaterials
Photopolymerization
Stem cells
Retinal regeneraton
Two-photon polymerization