Edgar Meyhofer

Edgar Meyhofer
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering


GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)

2350 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

(734) 647-7856


Ph.D., Zoology (Biomechanics), University of Washington, 1991

Research Interests

Nanotechnology, bionanotechnology, cellular and molecular biomechanics

Honors and Awards

Teaching Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003
Fellow, "Micromechanical properties of motor proteins in vitro", American Heart Association, 1992 - 1995
Grants in Aid, Sigma Xi,, 1986
Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD, 1982 - 1983

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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The purpose of the ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards is to recognize exceptional and unusually interesting work produced by doctoral students in the last phase of their graduate work

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In addition to Seid Sadat, 11 other ME graduate students won CoE Graduate Symposium Awards