Marta Cerruti

Associate Professor, McGill University

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS May 2015 Associate Professor, Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada May 2014 – present Associate Member, Department of Bioengineering, McGill University June 2010 – present Associate Member, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University PAST APPOINTMENTS September 2009 – May 2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada March 2007-July 2009 Post-doctoral fellow at the University of California at Berkeley, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, at the Center Of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems (COINS) January 2005-February 2007 Post-doctoral fellow at North Carolina State University, Department of Chemistry EDUCATION December 2004 Ph.D. in Chemistry (University of Torino, Italy, with one year at the University of Florida, USA). Dissertation: “Characterization of bioactive glasses. Effect of the immersion in solutions that simulate body fluids.” July 2001 Laurea in Chemistry (corresponding to B.S. + M.S.) (University of Torino, Italy), summa cum laude HONORS AND AWARDS 2017 Canada Research Chair in Bio-synthetic interfaces Tier 2, renewal 2015 McGill Safety Ambassador Award 2014 Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) award for best Young Investigator in Physics, Astrophysics, Chemistry and Mathematics. This award recognizes the excellence of young scientists born in Italy and working in North America. 2013 Jacques de Champlain award given by the Heart and Stroke Foundation for best Grant-in-Aid submitted 2013 Goldman Award for best fundamental research in periodontology 2011 Canada Research Chair in “Bio-synthetic interfaces”, Tier 2. RESEARCH INTERESTS/EXPERTISE Inorganic surface-biomolecules interactions; surface characterization and functionalization; biomaterials for soft and hard tissue regeneration; graphene modification. PRIVATE INTERESTS Cooking (especially Indian vegetarian and Italian); reading; walking; meditation.

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