Marissa Nichole Rylander

Marissa Nichole  Rylander

Marissa Nichole Rylander

Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin

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Education

B.S. University of Texas at Austin, Mechanical Engineering, 1996-2000
M.S. University of Texas at Austin, Mechanical Engineering, 2000-2002
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering, 2002-2005
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences 2005-2006

Awards

Received NSF Early CAREER award March 2010 entitled “Holey Scaffold Sensing System for Characterization of the Spatiotemporal Tumor Response to Nanoparticle-Mediated Photothermal and Photochemical Therapy”.
Received College of Engineering Dean’s Faculty Fellow Award in spring 2010
Received College of Engineering Outstanding New Assistant Professor in spring 2008
Invited talk at SPIE Photonics West Conference 2009, entitled “Effective Photothermal and Photochemical Laser Therapy Design”
Invited Talk at 2009 DC Biophotonics Symposium entitled “Novel Nanostructures for Combinatorial Photothermal and Photochemical Cancer Therapy”
Invited talk at SPIE Photonics West Conference 2008, entitled “Controlling Heat Shock Protein Expression in Laser Cancer Therapy”
Session chair at ASME Bioengineering Conference past summers of 2009 and 2010
Session chair at Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting
Invited talks at University of Maryland Baltimore County and University of Texas at Austin

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses:
Biomedical Heat Transfer/Thermal Therapy Design
Introduction to Biomedical Optics
Biological Transport Phenomena

Undergraduate Courses:
Heat and Mass Transfer