Biomedical Nano-Engineering Laboratory

OU stephenson-biomedical-engineeringThe Wilhelm Lab is affiliated with the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) at the University of Oklahoma (OU).

Our lab space is in Gallogly Hall at the OU Norman Campus.

Our research interests include engineering and design of nanomaterials for use in biomedical applications and clinical translation.


Gallogly Hall

August 2019 – Wilhelm Lab moved into Gallolgy Hall (173 Felgar St.) on OU Norman campus.

BE4NANO Presentation

August 2019 – Stefan Wilhelm introduced the proposed BE4NANO (Bionanotechnology Engagement for Native Americans in Oklahoma) outreach and education initiative during the Southwest Oklahoma STEM Alliance (SOSA) meeting in Anadarko, OK.

SOSA Meeting

Publication in Nature Nanotechnology

July 2019 – Wilhelm Lab contributed a collaborative piece to the Nature Nanotechnology correspondence: “On the issue of transparency and reproducibility in nanomedicine”.

H.S. Leong et al.“On the Issue of Transparency and Reproducibility in Nanomedicine“, Nature Nanotechnology, 2019, 14, 629-635
DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0496-9


Publication in American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

June 2019 – Profs. Childers and Wilhelm published an educational research article in the journal American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

R. Childers and S. Wilhelm, “A gold nanoparticle-based lab experiment sequence to enhance learning in biomedical nanotechnology at the undergraduate level”
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, Florida, 2019, 1-16.

DOI: Https://Peer.Asee.Org/31959 | PDF (2.4 MB)


High School Teacher Research Experience

June 2019 – Michael Scroggins joined Wilhelm Lab for a High School Teacher Research Experience.

High School Research Students

June 2019 – Jacquline Wright and Sydney Clift joined Wilhelm Lab as High School Research Students.

Undergraduate Research Students

May 2019 – Lina Patel and Amber Karim joined Wilhelm Lab as Undergraduate Research Students.

Invited Talk at Nanolytica in Vancouver

May 2019 – Stefan Wilhelm delivered an invited talk at the 2019 Nanolytica meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

BE4NANO – Students Make Their Own Nanoparticles

April 2019 – As part of the “Bionanotechnology Engagement for Native Americans in Oklahoma” (BE4NANO) outreach and education initiative, Wilhelm Lab visited Gracemont Public Schools (Wichita Tribe) and Fort Cobb Public Schools (Kiowa Tribe) to help students make their own nanoparticles.

Publication in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews

March 2019 – Nathan Donahue co-authored a review article in the journal Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.

D. Donahue, H. Acar, S. Wilhelm, “Concepts of nanoparticle cellular uptake, intracellular trafficking, and kinetics in nanomedicine”
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2019, 143, 68-96.

DOI: 10.1016/J.Addr.2019.04.008 | PDF (4.5 MB)

Junior Faculty Fellowship Award 2019

March 2019 – Wilhelm Lab receives the Junior Faculty Fellowship (JFF) Award 2019 from the OU Vice President of Research.

Publication in ACS Nano

January 2019 – Stefan Wilhelm co-authored a research article in the journal ACS Nano.

W. Poon, Y.N. Zhang, B. Ouyang, B.R. Kingston, J.L.Y. Wu, S. Wilhelm, W.C.W. Chan, “Elimination Pathways of Nanoparticles”
ACS Nano, 2019, 13, 5, 5785-5798. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b01383

DOI: 10.1021/Acsnano.9b01383 | PDF (2.9 MB)

Undergraduate Research Students

February 2019 – Michael Lee, Steven Narum, Anthony Donaldson, Tyler Schwemley, Emmy Francek, Sarah Butterfield, and Catherine Vopat join Wilhelm Lab as Undergraduate Research Students.

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