Univ.-Prof. PD Dr.-Ing. Laura De Laporte

  Univ.-Prof. PD Dr.-Ing. Laura De Laporte Copyright: Peter Winandy

PD Dr.-Ing. Laura De Laporte has been University Professor for Polymer Biomaterials at RWTH and the DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials since September 2018. Her research focuses on the development of minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of spinal cord injuries as well as injectable biomaterials for tissue and organ regeneration.
 

 
 

Born 1980 in Ghent, Belgium

Education

1998 to 2003 Studied Chemical Engineering at Ghent University, Belgium
2009

Doctorate from Northwestern University, USA

Career

2003 to 2004 Research assistant at Northwestern University, USA
2009 to 2012 Post-doctorate at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2013 to 2018 Junior group leader at the DWI – Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

Personal

Family: married, two children
Free time: family, friends, sport

If it is both terrifying and amazing, then you should definitely pursue it

Erada Svetlana