Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Sc.D.

Persistance and Perseverance,
Vim and Verve


Visiting Research Scientist 1996; Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Postdoctoral Fellow 1983; Polymer Materials Science and Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Sc.D. 1983; Polymer Materials Science and Engineering (III); Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
M.Sc. 1980; Corrosion Science and Engineering Program, Chemical Engineering; University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), England.
B.Sc., Hons. First Class, 1979; Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Analytical Chemistry; University of The West Indies (UWI), Mona, Jamaica.


Dow Chemical Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Department of Bioengineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Center for Bioelectronics, Biosensors and Biochips (C3B)
College of Engineering and Science
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Tel.: +1(864) 656 1712; Fax: +1(864) 656 1713

President and Scientific Director
ABTECH Scientific, Inc.
800 East Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Tel.: +1 (804) 783 7829; Fax: +1 (804) 783 7830



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2013 Congress Chair, 15th IUPAC International Symposium on MacroMolecular Complexes
2012 Named a 2012-2013 IEEE-EMBS Distinguished Lecturer
2012 Visiting Professor of Polymer Chemistry, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
2012 Visiting Orofessor of Nanobiotechnology, University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
2011 Appointed Member of an NSF Delegation to Joint USA-Russia Workshop on Emerging Trends in Bioelectronics; Electrical, Communications and Cyber System Division and the Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation (NSF) and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), St. Petersburg Academic University, St. Petersburg. Prof. Michael Shur, PI. June 27-28, 2011.
2011 Invited Presenter, panel on Innovation and Translation in Medical and Biological Engineering at the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering 20th Annual Event, “Medical and Biological Engineering in the Next 20 Years: The Promise and Challenges”. February 20-23, 2011, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington DC, USA.
His talk is entitled “Improving Resuscitation and Reanimation Decisions with an Implantable Diagnostic Biochip”
2011 External Site Reviewer  -  The Center for Advanced Sensors and Environmental Systems (CASE) at State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton; March 10th, 2011 and reported upon by April 10th, 2011.
2011 Invited Speaker; - The International Workshop on Security and Privacy in Implantable Medical Devices. April 1, 2011, Integrated Systems Centre SI, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL ELA 2, Lausanne, Switzerland.
His talk is entitled “An Implantable Biochip to Influence Patient Outcomes Following Trauma-induced Hemorrhage”
2011 Keynote Presenter -- 2011 International Conference on Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics. May 23-26, 2011, MINATEC Campus in Grenoble, France.
His talk is entitled “Frontiers of More than Moore in Bioelectronics and the Required Metrology Needs
2011 Invited Paper; 2nd International Frontiers in Polymer Science. May 29-31, 2011, Centre de Congrès, Lyon, France. His paper is entitled “Bioactive and Responsive Hydrogels: Integration of Biocompatibility, Molecular Recognition and Signal Transduction”
2011 Prof. Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie has been named to the Board of Directors of the Council for Frontiers of Knowledge (CFK), Uganda.
2011 Elected Sr. Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) achieving a level of professional recognition reserved for less than 8% of the IEEE membership.
2011 Invited Presenter -- US-Russian Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Bioelectronics”. Sponsored by the Electrical, Communications and Cyber System Division and the Office of International Science and Engineering at the US National Science Foundation, this workshop will feature presentations by acknowledged national experts from both the USA and Russia. This workshop with be held at the St. Petersburg Academic University (, St. Petersburg, Russia on June 27-28, 2011.
2010 Discussion Leader: 2010 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on “Electrochemistry “, January 10-15, 2010. Four Points Sheraton / Holiday Inn Express, Ventura, CA, USA.

2009 Appointed Member, International Panel of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) of Ireland. Review of Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions, Cycle 5 Evaluation Process 300MM. Other members included: Prof. Tony Cass, Chemical Biology, Deputy Director and Research Director (Bionanotechnology) in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London.
Dr. Barbara J. de Lateur, Distinguished Service Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Lawrence Cardinal Shehan Professor and Director Emerita Joint Professor of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.
Prof. Kenneth A. Marx, Dept of Chemistry, UMass Lowell.
Prof. Philip Blower, School of Medicine, King's College London
2009 Discussion Leader: 2009 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on  Biomaterials: Biocompatibility and Tissue Engineering “The Engineering of Healing: From Molecular Mediation to Tissue Constructs” July 19-24, 2009, Holderness School, Plymouth, NH
2009 Invited Speaker: Symposium B: Nanomaterials for Bioimaging and Biosensing, International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, (ICMAT 2009), Singapore. (June 28th – July 3rd, 2009)
2009 Invited Speaker: Institute for Biological Engineering (IBE 2009), Santa Clara, California, USA.
2009 Colloquium Address: Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Illinois (UIC),  Chicago, Illinois, USA. (April 30th, 2009)
2009 Appointed Member, National Academies Panel on Electronics and Electrical Engineering (2009), National Research Council. “..will assess the scientific and technical work performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory.”
2008 The 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME2008), Singapore. December 3-6th, 2008.
2008 Profiled in January 2008 issue of South Carolina Business, the publication of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
2007 Distinguished Lecture Award for BioNanoMaterials and Biomedical Nanotechnology (December, 2007), Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, (IBN) Singapore.
2007 Guest Editor: NanoBiotechnology
2006 Clemson Board of Trustees Award
2006 Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers
2005 Profiled in January 2005 issue of Biotechniques Vol. 38, No. 6 (2005) p 843, the journal of Biotechnology.
2005 Keynote address: 2005 Annual General Meeting of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC)
2005 Keynote address: 2005 Annual General Meeting of the Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC).
2004 Invited Lecturer in Nanobiotechnology (April 2004), Technology Forum on Nanobiotechnology, US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Washington DC, USA.
2004 Distinguished Lecture in Bioengineering (March 2004), National Security Agency and University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA.
2004-2006 Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University
2003 Distinguished Lecture in Pioneering Biomedical Research (October 2003), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
2003 Distinguished Lecture in Polymer Research (October 2003), Program in Polymer Science and Technology (PPST), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
1999 1999 SEAM Award “… for taking conductive polymers to biological applications”. Herman Mark Polymer Institute, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York.
1995 Invited Lecturer: The First Asia -Pacific Symposium on Biosensors; University of Wollongong: Australia; December 4 - 6, 1995.
1995 Visiting Scientist (06/1995 - 06/1996): Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218.
1995 Plenary Lecturer: The XI th Conference of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; University of the West Indies, St. Augustine: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; March 6 - 10, 1995.
1993 Adjunct Professor of Materials Science (09/1993 - 06/1995): Department of Materials Science, Polymer Science Program, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802
1994 Co-chairman, Symposium on Field Responsive Polymers, 35th IUPAC Macro Meeting, Akron, Ohio, 1994.
1996 Fellow, American Institute of Chemists
Life Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Life Member, MIT Chapter Sigma Xi.
1979-1980 Commonwealth Postgraduate Scholarship Award to attend the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), England.
1980-1983 UWI Postgraduate Scholarship Award to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Science and technology (MIT).
1977-1980 UWI Undergraduate Bursary Award for academic merit.
1975 High school (6th Form) awards for academic merit.





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