Events / Growing Up in Science: David Meaney, PhD

Growing Up in Science: David Meaney, PhD

September 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fireside Lounge – Room 208 ARCH Building

MindCORE & CURF present:


“Growing Up in Science”

A conversation-style event series about becoming and being a scientist. UPenn faculty members share their stories with a focus on the unspoken challenges in a life in science.


Come join us as we chat with:



David Meaney, PhD

S.R. Pollack Professor

Chair, Department of Bioengineering


David Meaney joined the Penn Engineering faculty in 1993 after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. His current research focuses on understanding the mechanical cues that regulate injury, repair, and growth in cells and tissues of the central nervous system. Applications of the work include understanding the causes and treatments for traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. He holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery within the School of Medicine at Penn. Meaney serves as the Solomon R. Pollack Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioengineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.