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Prof. James (Jay) Henderson
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering
Associate Professor (by courtesy), Department of Biology
Bioengineering Graduate Program Director

James Henderson Phone: 315.443.9739


Research: See Projects.

Professional Experience
Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Excellence Award, The Graduate School, Syracuse University, 2017
  • James K. Duah-Agyeman Faculty Award, Center for Graduate Preparation and Achievement, Syracuse University, 2016
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award, 2012
  • LC Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science Faculty Excellence Award, 2010
  • New Investigator Recognition Award (NIRA), 6th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies, 2007
  • Arthritis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 2006-2008
  • Aspiring Investigator Award, 5th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Tissue Engineering Consortium, 2005
  • Hertz Foundation Fellow, 1999-2004
  • Stanford Graduate Fellow (Burt and Deedee McMurtry Fellow), 1999-2002
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (awarded but respectfully declined), 1999
  • Whitaker Foundation Graduate Fellowship (awarded but respectfully declined), 1999
  • Department of Defense NDSEG Fellowship (awarded but respectfully declined), 1999
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) Outstanding Engineering Student, Rice University, 1999
  • TSPE Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Student, Rice University, 1999
  • Rice Engineering Alumni Association Senior Merit Award, 1999
  • Buckley-Sartwelle Scholar, Rice University, 1998
  • A. J. Chapman Scholar, Rice University, 1998
  • Vice President's Appreciation Award, Rice University, 1998
  • TSPE Outstanding Engineering Student, Rice University, 1998

Publications: See Publications.

Presentations: See Talks.

  • International Journal of Polymeric Materials, Editorial Advisory Board Member, 2012-present
  • International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Special Issue Editor, special issue on "Programmable Materials for Mechanobiology," 2011-2012

  • Society for Biomaterials, Member, 2011-present; Secretary/Treasurer, Engineering Cells and Their Microenvironments Special Interest Group, 2013-2014; Member, Long Range Planning Committee, 2014-2015; Member, Bylaws Committee, 2015-present; Member, Tissue Engineering Special Interest Group
  • Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Session Chair (Biomechanics), 2011; Conference Chair, 2013; Advisory Committee, 2013-2014
  • Biomedical Engineering Society, 2009-present
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1999-present
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, 1998-present
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1998-present

Last Updated: 1/11/2012