• Keystone Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • University of Maryland - College Park, College Park, MD
  • Research: Toward Enhanced Pulmonary Delivery of Vaccines
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
  • August 2006 - February 2007
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Sheryl Ehrman is presently Keystone Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prof. Ehrman received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles. Prof. Ehrman’s current research interests include aerosol synthesis of micro and nanostructured materials, interactions between nanoparticles and biological materials, interfacial engineering, aerosols drug delivery and disease transmission, and the formation, characterization and minimization of air pollutants.

Prior to her appointment at the University of Maryland, her professional experience includes a visiting scientist appointment at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, and a National Science Foundation sponsored post-doctoral fellowship position at the Paul Scherrer Institute, in Villigen, Switzerland. In 2006-2007 Prof. Ehrman was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, in India.

Prof. Ehrman has been an active member of the American Association for Aerosol Research for over 20 years, currently serving as Vice President Elect, and she is also a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Sigma Xi.