Elected: 2021
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Nikolaj Gadegaard
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Glasgow
Professor Nikolaj Gadegaard is a biomedical engineer working at the interface of nanotechnology and life sciences. After graduating from University of Copenhagen with degrees in chemistry, physics and biophysics, he joined University of Glasgow where he has established himself as an internationally recognised leader in the field of nanostructured materials for biomedical engineering research. He has pioneered the development of nanostructured materials in stem cell research and continues to pioneer their applications in the broader context of biomedical engineering.