Eric M. Tippmann
Welsh Crucible 2011
Eric obtained his BSc degree in chemistry from Purdue University in the States. He then completed his Ph.D at The Ohio State University, where his interests were lasers, organic chemistry and biochemistry. PhD studies were followed by postdoctoral studies at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. He is a research board member of Cardiff Institute of Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER) and founding member of the Cardiff Physical Organic Chemistry Centre. His research has attracted nearly £2.5 million in funding since 2008, nearly all of this through collaborations. New directions for his research includes cell biology, with a specific goal of developing new technologies in stem cells.
Eric has now relocated to the USA, and has been promoted to Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Purdue University Fort Wayne.