Biologic & Materials Sciences
Dr. Kenichi Kuroda is an assistant professor at the Department of Biologic & Materials Sciences. Kenichi received his B. Eng. in Polymer Chemistry and M. Eng. in Biological Chemistry from Kyoto University, Japan. He then came to the US and obtained his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003. His research area at MIT was Polymer Science including polymer gels, conducting polymers and their applications for catalysts and biosensors. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan in September 2006, he developed antimicrobials based on polymeric materials as a postdoctoral researcher at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.