Kristan Worthington

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Member, Institute for Vision Research
Member, Iowa Neuroscience Institute

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Joined the College of Engineering: 2017


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 regeneration
  • Two-photon polymerization

Research Areas:

  • Retinal tissue engineering
  • Precision drug delivery
  • Using biomaterials to control cell fate decisions
Engineering Unit(s)
  • Biomedical Engineering
worthington stands in lab
PhD, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2014
MS, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2013
BS/MS, Biological Engineering, Utah State University, 2010
Contact Information

5635 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
United States