Contact: stefan.wilhelm@ou.edu

LAB POSITION

Principal Investigator, August 2017

BIOGRAPHY

  • Assistant Professor (08/2017-Present): Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2017): Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry (2014): Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Chemo- and Biosensors, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Undergraduate in Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Regensburg, Germany

AFFILIATIONS

  • Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 73019
  • Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Technology (IBEST), Norman, Oklahoma, 73019
  • Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73104

AWARDS & HONORS

  • 2022: Outstanding Faculty Teacher (OU SBME), University of Oklahoma
  • 2021: Scialog Fellow: Advancing Bioimaging – Research Corporation for Science Advancement, Tucson, AZ
  • 2021: NSF CAREER Award, Alexandria, VA
  • 2019: NIH Early Career Reviewer (ECR), Washington, DC
  • 2019: Junior Faculty Fellowship (JFF) Award, University of Oklahoma
  • 2018: Junior Faculty Fellowship (JFF) Award, University of Oklahoma
  • 2017: Travel Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Institute of Cancer Research
  • 2013: Travel Award, “Friends of University e. V.”, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • 2012: Best Poster Award, EUROPT(R)ODE XI, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2011: Travel Award, European Materials Research Society (E-MRS), Nice, France

MENTORED STUDENT/FELLOW AWARDS

  • 2022: Tekena Harcourt, OU Provost’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (UReCA) Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Zain Malik, OU Provost’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (UReCA) Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Nathan Donahue, Outstanding PhD Graduate (OU SBME), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Emmy Francek, Outstanding Senior (OU SBME), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Wen Yang, Best Research Paper (OU SBME), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Evan Mettenbrink, Outstanding MS Graduate (OU SBME), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Alex Frickenstein, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (OU SBME), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Alex Frickenstein, OU SRNML Voucher Program Award, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Emmy Francek, 2nd Place in “Biomedical Engineering” at the OU Undergraduate Research Day, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Alyssa Holden, NSF GRFP Award, Alexandria, VA
  • 2022: Emmy Francek, Letzeiser Award, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Emmy Francek, Campus Life Award, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2022: Rylee Newport, Delta Gamma Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Emmy Francek, Gallogly College of Engineering Outstanding Senior, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Nathan Donahue, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum (NSEF) Presentation Award, Boston, MA, USA
  • 2021: Alyssa Holden, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Emmy Francek, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Wambui Gachunga, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Wen Yang, IBEST Travel Award, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Nathan Donahue: IBEST Travel Award, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Emmy R. Francek, Honors Research Assistant Program Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Emmy R. Francek, Tau Beta Pi Scholarship Award, Knoxville, TN
  • 2021: Nathan Donahue, Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant, Graduate Student Senate, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Evan Mettenbrink, Outstanding Research Award, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2021: Emmy Francek, University of Oklahoma Board of Regents Outstanding Junior Award, Norman, OK
  • 2020: Emmy Francek, Outstanding Sophomore Award 2020, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2020: Joanne Lee, NSF GRFP – BME PhD student at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • 2020: Nathan Donahue, Oral Presentation Award, Oklahoma Microscopy Society Annual Meeting, Norman, OK
  • 2019: Vinit Sheth, Alumni and Foundation Recruitment Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2018: Joanne Lee, Thomas I. Brown Jr. Endowed Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2018: Joanne Lee, Honors Research Assistant Program Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • 2018: Joanne Lee, OU Mentored Research Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

PUBLICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

JOURNAL PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES

  • ACS Applied Bio Materials (ACS)
  • ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (ACS)
  • ACS Applied Nano Materials (ACS)
  • ACS ES&T Water (ACS)
  • ACS Nano (ACS)
  • ACS Omega (ACS)
  • Acta Biomaterialia (Elsevier)
  • Advanced Functional Materials (Wiley)
  • Advanced Healthcare Materials (Wiley)
  • Advanced Materials (Wiley)
  • Advanced Optical Materials (Wiley)
  • Advanced Science (Wiley)
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (SpringerNature)
  • Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Wiley)
  • Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology (Beilstein)
  • Biomaterials Science (RSC)
  • Chemical Research in Toxicology (ACS)
  • Chemistry of Materials (ACS)
  • Chemical Society Reviews (RSC)
  • ChemMedChem (Wiley)
  • Drug Delivery and Translational Research (SpringerNature)
  • Drug Discovery Today (Elsevier)
  • European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Molecular Sciences (MDPI)
  • JACS (ACS)
  • Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry B (RSC)
  • Journal of Nanobiotechnology (SpringerNature)
  • Macromolecular Bioscience (Wiley)
  • Materials (MDPI)
  • Microchimica Acta (SpringerNature)
  • Molecules (MDPI)
  • Nano Letters (ACS)
  • Nanomaterials (MDPI)
  • Nanoscale (RSC)
  • Nano Today (Elsevier)
  • Nature Biomedical Engineering (SpringerNature)
  • Nature Communications (SpringerNature)
  • Nature Materials (SpringerNature)
  • Nature Photonics (SpringerNature)
  • PNAS (NAS)
  • Polymers (MDPI)
  • Scientific Reports (SpringerNature)
  • Sensors (MDPI)
  • Small (Wiley)
  • Trends in Analytical Chemistry (Elsevier)
  • WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology (Wiley)

GRANT APPLICATION PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES

  • DFG
  • NIH
  • NSF

TEACHING

  • BME 2333 – Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals (Undergraduate level course – sophomore)
  • BME 3163 – Biomedical Micro-/Nano-Technology (Undergraduate level course – junior)
  • BME 5413 – Nanomedicine (Graduate level course)