Mentoring Moment with Dr. Lola Eniola-Adefeso (UMBC Alum)
Univ. of Mich. Tenured Prof. in ChemE has advice to share
Thursday, October 9, 2014 · 9 AM - 10 AM
On Campus : Rm. 111, Academic Services
Dear Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows,
Dr. Lola Eniola-Adefeso (UMBC alum), a tenured professor at the University of Michigan, will be visiting UMBC this week, and she has made time in her schedule to talk with graduate students.
Come and share breakfast with Dr. Eniola-Adefeso on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 during a "Mentoring Moment." You can talk with her about the following topics:
- How to prepare for a faculty position (applying, interviewing, etc.)
- The tenure process
- Understanding faculty expectations
- Resolving issues in the lab
- Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
- 9:00 AM Breakfast Refreshments
- Academic Services Buidling, Room 111 (The Academic Services Building is the one-story building that is across from the back of the Commons. It is near the Biological Sciences Building. )
Dr. Omolola Eniola-Adefeso is currently an associate professor of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) with a bachelor’s in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She then went on to complete a masters (2000) and doctoral degree (2004) in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. She was postdoctoral associate at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in the Pediatrics/Leukocyte Biology Department. Dr. Eniola-Adefeso joined the faculty of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan in 2006 where she runs the Cell Adhesion and Drug Delivery Laboratory. Since her arrival at Michigan, Dr. Eniola-Adefeso has received several honors and awards including the NSF CAREER Award, Lloyd Ferguson Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association Innovator Award, and the American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant. Her research is currently funded by an R01 from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, a grant from the National Science Foundation, and an industrial partnership with Banyan Biomarkers Inc.