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Nastassja Lewinski
Virginia Commonwealth University

OpenTox 2023 Virtual Conference 

Nastassja Lewinski is currently an Associate Professor of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University. Dr. Lewinski has focused her career on integrating biological and environmental compatibility into the design process of engineered nanomaterials. Her research areas include nanotoxicology, nanoinformatics, and sustainable nanotechnology. Her projects over the past three years were supported through industry and VCU sponsorship. She has received numerous prestigious awards and fellowships including the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award in 2017, Leenaards Nested Research Projects Award in 2014, Whitaker International Scholar Award in 2011, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in 2008, Barry Goldwater Scholarship in 2005, and she is a member of both Tau Beta Pi and Phi Lambda Upsilon. Dr. Lewinski has authored and co-authored 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, 5 book chapters, and 1 provisional patent. She currently advises 1 Postdoctoral fellow, 2 Ph.D. student and 1 M.S. student.