Candan Tamerler, PhD

Title: Wesley G. Cramer Professor

Company: University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, KS United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Recipient, Bellow Scholar Award, School of Engineering, University of Kansas (2017)
  • Fellow, AIMBE- American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (2016)
  • Recipient, Cramer Award, ME, University of Kansas (2015)
  • Recipient, Miller Scholar Award, ME, University of Kansas (2014)
  • Honorary Member, Pi Tau Sigma International ME Honor`s Society (2013)
  • Recipient, Visiting Professor Fellowship, Nagoya University, Japan (2013)
  • Fellow, Turkish Academy of Sciences (2012)
  • Featured as International Scientist Portrait of Pearls: Potsdam Research Network for Inter-Disciplinary Sciences, Germany (2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who`s Who in Science and Engineering (2009 and 2008)
  • Invited Member, Meetings Organized by CIESM: The Mediterranean Science Commission (2008-2010)
  • Invited Member, Editorial Board of Several Bio-Nano-Materials Related Journals (2010-Present)
  • Grantee, Several grants supported by National and International Agencies including National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, European Union Framework Programs, TUBITAK and University Research Awards (KU, UW and ITU) (2002-Present)
  • Recipient, EU/MED-CAMPUS Fellowship, INETI-Portugal Engineering, Technology and Innovation Institute, Lisbon, Portugal (1996)
  • Recipient, NATO/ASI Fellowship, NATO Science Committee, Advanced Science Institute Series: Protein Structure and Function, Spetses, Greece (1995)
  • Recipient, FASEB Fellowship, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Vermont Academy (1993)
  • Recipient, UNIDO/ICGEB Fellowship, ICGEB- International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste, Italy (1991)
  • Recipient, Fellowship, Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Hamburg Technical University (1989)


  • Postdoctoral Associate, Molecular and Applied Biosciences, University of Westminster
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University
  • Master of Science, Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University

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