Robert Prud’homme, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University, has been selected to receive the inaugural Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation for the invention of flash nanoprecipitation, a method for creating nanoparticles that promises to improve the delivery of drugs throughout the body.
The newly established annual award will be presented at 12 p.m. Eastern time on Nov. 5 as part of Engage 2020, Princeton’s new innovation and entrepreneurship conference, which is free and open to the public. At the ceremony, Prud’homme will deliver a lecture on the technology, focusing on its societal impact.
The award recognizes an innovation led by a Princeton professor whose scholarly activity and creative thinking has led to solutions for an issue of importance to society. The Office of the