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Kavita Jeerage

Research Interests

Tissue engineered constructs for in vitro nanoparticle toxicology, nanoparticle transport in model biological systems, non-invasive single cell measurements, scanning electrochemical microscopy and electrochemical sensors.

Professional Affiliations

The Electrochemical Society
The Microscopy Society of America
The American Chemical Society


2006 National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship
2001 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Separations Division Research Award
2000 Henry L. Gray Fellowship
2000 H. H. Dow Memorial Award in Electrochemical Engineering
1998 First Prize Poster, Electrochemical Society Pacific Northwest/Canadian Section Meeting
1996 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 1995 3M Engineering Scholars Award
1992 Honeywell Women in Technology and Science Scholarship
1992 Society of Automotive Engineers Scholarship
1992 University of Minnesota National Merit Scholarship
1992 University of Minnesota Presidential Scholarship



Materials Research Engineer
Materials Reliability Division
Cell & Tissue Mechanics Group

Employment History:

2009 - Materials Research Engineer, NIST  
2008 - 2009 NIST Contractor  
2006 - 2008 NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, NIST  
2005 - 2006 Research Associate, University of Colorado  
2004 - 2005 Research Associate, University of Washington  
2001 - 2003 Research Associate, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering University of Washington, Seattle 2001  
B.S., Chemical Engineering University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1996


Phone: 303-497-4968
Email: jeerage@boulder.nist.gov
Fax: 303-497-5030