Kenneth Dawson

Kenneth Dawson

Director Centre For Bionano Interactions, Chair of Physical Chemistry , School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

University College Dublin

Ireland

Professor Dawson is Chair of Physical Chemistry within the UCD School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. An experienced and multi-award-winning researcher, his focus in on groundbreaking projects that are exploring the nature of the interaction between nanoscale structures and living matter, such as cells and tissue.

Professor Dawson also has a significant involvement in policy making. He represents Ireland on the PESC (Physical & Engineering Sciences Committee) of the European Science Foundation; is a European board member of the International Council of Nanotechnology (ICON); an external board member of the Complexity Centre at Rome University (La Sapienza); and is also an advisor to a number of governments and agencies in EU and the US on the health-related issues of nanoscience, and nanomedicine.

Within the University he serves on the Research Strategy Board, the President’s Research Fellowship Committee, Seed Funding and several other UCD committees. He is also part of the NanoTiere PRTI 4 inter-university steering committee.

His teaching responsibilities include undergraduate Chemistry and he is both teacher of part, and course co-ordinator for all of the final year and postgraduate interdisciplinary science in Bionanoscience.

Chairing the symposium on Interactions Between Nanomaterials & Living Systems.

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