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Patrick Johnson

Patrick Johnson

Professor of Chemical Engineering

Patrick Johnson received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University in 1992 and his Master’s in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1994. He then worked on projects for environmental remediation in Belarus followed by work on sensors for detection of biological and chemical weapons. He then received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in 2005. He was awarded an NIH Fellowship in Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Sciences under mentorship of Prabhas Moghe and Joachim Kohn at Rutgers University. Patrick joined the University of Wyoming in 2006 and has a research program that has focused on new materials and biointerfaces. Research topics have included advanced carbon materials, spider silk biomaterials, SERS biosensors, and immobilized enzyme systems. His teaching interests include biomaterials, biomedical engineering, biochemical engineering, and sustainability topics. He teaches a study abroad course in Costa Rica over the J-term. Patrick enjoys the outdoor opportunities Laramie affords for road cycling, mountain biking, trail running and skiing.

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