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Stavroula Sofou

Stavroula Sofou is an associate professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering. Her research interests revolve around fundamental studies of lipid bilayers, with applications to drug delivery. She harnesses intermolecular and interfacial interactions of self-assembling materials in a biological setting, and, combines this knowledge with engineering principles to design successful devices to promote human health. Translational research on testing and optimization of these devices, as both diagnostics and therapeutics for medical applications, are her special interest.