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Prof. Ronke Olabisi

Rutgers University
Assistant Professor
Greater New York City Area

Prof. Ronke Olabisi is a faculty member in the Biomedical Engineering Department atRutgers University and a team member of the One Hundred Year Starship (100YSS™)initiative. Dr. Olabisi conducts tissue engineering and regenerative medicine research,particularly in the area of orthopedic and dermal tissues. Her research while at RiceUniversity is currently being considered for a patent. She has presented her work in peerreviewedjournal articles, book chapters and conferences in 3 countries and her publishedwork has been highlighted in Science and The Spine Journal. Dr. Olabisi is a member of theOrthopaedic Research Society, the Society for Biomaterials, the Biomedical EngineeringSociety, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and the American Society ofBiomechanics.

Dr. Olabisi received her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, masters’degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautical Engineering from the University ofMichigan, her doctorate degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin,and postdoctoral training at Rice University and City of Hope hospital. Dr. Olabisi receivedone of four nationally awarded Postdoctoral Fellowships from the National Space BiomedicalResearch Institute and as a graduate student was the recipient of the National ScienceFoundation's GSK-12 award.