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Dr. Sheila Grant Recognized for NAI Fellowship at MU Reception

She will be officially inducted on April 5, 2018

Dr. Sheila Grant

Pictured (left to right) is Dr. Kattesh V. Katti, Distinguished Professor of Biological Engineering, Physics and Radiology and NAI Fellow; Dr. Elizabeth Loboa, dean of the MU College of Engineering; Dr. Sheila Grant, professor of bioengineering and associate dean for research at the MU College of Engineering; and Dr. Mark McIntosh, UM System Vice President for Research and Economic Development and MU Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Studies and Economic Development. 

On Monday, during a reception at the MU College of Engineering, Dr. Sheila Grant was recognized by the MU community for being named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2018.

Dr. Grant, associate dean for research at the MU College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering, was elected as an NAI Fellow for her patents and licensing achievements in the area of optical biosensors and biomaterials used in healthcare diagnosis and treatment.

She will be officially inducted on April 5, 2018 as part of the Seventh Annual NAI Conference in Washington, D.C.

You can view the full announcement here.

Dr. Mark McIntosh

Dr. Mark McIntosh, UM System Vice President for Research and Economic Development and MU Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Studies and Economic Development, speaks at the reception in honor of Dr. Sheila Grant.

Dr. Grant's cake