Daniel A. Fletcher

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Who is Daniel A. Fletcher?

Dan Fletcher is professor of bioengineering at UC Berkeley and a faculty scientist at LBNL, where he is deputy director of the Physical Biosciences Division. His research focuses on the mechanics and dynamics of cell movements and the development of new technologies to study cell behavior based on optical microscopy, force microscopy, and microfabrication. He holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University in engineering science and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, where he was also a postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry. He has been on the UC Berkeley faculty since 2002. His work has been recognized by many awards, including a Tech Award in Health from the Tech Museum, a National Inventors Hall of Fame Award, and a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, as well as a Department of Bioengineering Teaching Award. He also served as a White House Fellow, working with the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House.

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  • Daniel Alden Fletcher

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on July 23, 2013

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