Jessica Kaufman worked as a process engineer in the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Her Ph.D. 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, J. E., Kaufman, J. D., Lee, D. S. (2013) Nanoscale and Microscale Hardness of Hydroxyapatite-BisGMA/TEGDMA Composites. MRS Proceedings. 1453, Mrss 12-1453-gg09-03. doi:10.1557/opl.2013.1129.
van Kirk, K. Kaufman, J. D. (2012). Lava Lamp Density Demonstration, Greener Education Materials for Chemists Database. Retrieved from http://greenchem.uoregon.edu/
Kaufman, J. D., Miller, G., Morgan, E. F., Klapperich, C. M. (2008). Time-dependent mechanical characterization of poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogels using nanoindentation and unconfined compression. Journal of Materials Research. 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