John McDevitt ,
Ph.D.

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John McDevitt

John T. McDevitt serves as the Chair for the Department Biomaterials and Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry and is a pioneer in the development of ‘programmable bio-nano-chip’ technologies.

 

 

Research Interests: Bioengineering, biomaterials, diagnostics, bio-MEMS

California Polytechnic State University, 1982
Bachelor of Science, Analytical and Physical Chemistry

Stanford University, 1987
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry


University of Texas at Austin
Assistant Professor
Inorganic, Analytical and Physical Chemistry Divisions
From: July 1989 to August 1995

University of Texas at Austin
Associate Professor
Inorganic, Analytical and Physical Chemistry Divisions
From: September 1995 to August 2000

University of Texas at Austin
Full Professor
Inorganic, Analytical and Physical Chemistry Divisions
From: September 2000 to July 2009

Rice University
Brown-Weiss Professor of Bioengineering and Chemistry
From: July 2009 to present

New York University
Chair, Department Biomaterials
From: January 2015 to present


RECENT AWARDS

• 2016 Wallace H. Coulter Lecturership Award, Highest Award from AACC
• Nokia Sensing X Prize Finalist—Round 2
• Scientific Founder and Chief Scientific Officer for SensoDx, LLC.
• Nokia Sensing X Prize Finalist—Round 1
• Outstanding New Faculty Member School of Engineering, Rice Alumni Association
• Honored Alumnus Award, College of Science and Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University
• Stephen T. Sonis Visiting Professor Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
• Popular Science Best of What's New Award in the Personal Health category
• Scientific Founder for LabNow, Inc. (HIV immune test for resource poor settings)
• Gates Award Grant Recipient (HIV monitoring for use in Africa)
• Science Coalition Best Scientific Advances of the Year
• Best Poster Award, Boston MRS meeting
• Primary inventor of “Taste Chip Technology”
• Presidential Young Investigator Award, U.T. Austin
• Exxon Education Foundation Award, U.T. Austin
• Grace Fellowship, Stanford University
• Chemistry Dept. Research Award, California Polytechnic State University