Wunmi Sadik, SUNY-Binghamton

Omowunmi “Wunmi” Sadik is a Professor of Chemistry – and director of “The Center for Advanced Sensors and Environmental Systems (CASE)” at SUNY-Binghamton.   Dr. Sadik has held appointments at Harvard University, Cornell University and Naval Research Laboratories. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow of the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering (AIMBE)  and the recipient of Harvard University’s Distinguished Radcliffe Fellowship, National Science Foundation’s Discovery Corps Senior Fellowship, SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Research, Chancellors Award for Scholarship & Creative Activities, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Inventor, Harpur College Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer, Australian Merit Award, and NRC COBASE fellowship. She has over 145 full-length publications and patents, and has given 130 keynotes and invited lectures, as well as contributed 180 conference lectures and abstracts. Sadik holds four U.S. patents for her work on biosensors, which have been licensed for commercial products. A leading expert in sensors and sustainable materials, Sadik’s research is primarily aimed at developing innovative technologies for improving human health and the environment. Sadik chaired the inaugural “Gordon Conference on Environmental Nanotechnology in 2011 and has served as the nanotechnology editor for the RSC Journal of Environmental Science Processes and Impact. She co-edited the ACS Symposium series on environmental sensors and has organized and/or chaired over 30 symposia/workshops at national and international conferences.  As the President and co-founder of the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization-SNO (www.susnano.org), Sadik is promoting the responsible growth of nanotechnology around the world through research, education and outreach.