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Wiliam Murphy PhD Professor University of Wisconsin Madison USA
William L. Murphy, PhD, is the Harvey D. Spangler Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, and Director of the Forward BIO Institute at the University of Wisconsin. He has invented and developed multiple new classes of biomaterials inspired by the materials found in nature. Murphy’s research group has used new biomaterials to manufacture medical devices, human cells, and human tissues. These products are now being applied to emerging applications in tissue engineering. He has published more than 170 scientific manuscripts, 10 book chapters, and 2 books, filed over 50 patents, and co-founded multiple start-up companies. He has received awards that include the National Science Foundation Career Award, the Wisconsin Vilas Associate Award, the H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, induction as a fellow in the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and induction into the National Academy of Inventors.