Jessica Kaufman is an Associate Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. She earned a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from the Cooper Union and worked for as a process engineer in the food and pharmaceutical sectors. She has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University focused on mechanical properties of biomaterials. Since joining Endicott in 2008, she has taught courses in biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics, bioengineering and physics. She is interested in mentoring undergraduate research projects in bioinformatics and the mechanical testing of biomaterials.
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
Thompson JE, Kaufman JD, Lee DS. Nanoscale and Microscale Hardness of Hydroxyapatite-BisGMA/TEGDMA Composites. MRS Proceedings. 2013; 1453 doi:10.1557/opl.2013.1129
van Kirk K, Kaufman JD. Lava Lamp Density Demonstration, Greener Education Materials for Chemists Database, 2012, Available from http://greenchem.uoregon.edu/
Kaufman JD, Miller G, Morgan EF, Klapperich CM. Time-dependent mechanical characterization of poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogels using nanoindentation and unconfined compression. Journal of Materials Research. 2008; 23(5): 1472-1481.
BEN 340 Engineering Physiology
BIO 240 Science and Society
BIO 311L Genes and Genomes Laboratory
BIO 340 Bioinformatics
EGR 430 Transport Phenomena