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Oklahoma State University

Ashlee Ford Versypt

Dr Ford VersyptAssistant Professor

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Postdoctorate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012-2014
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering with Computational Science & Engineering Option, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
M.S.,  Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

B.S.,  Chemical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2005


Systems biomedicine
Mathematical biology
Multiscale computational modeling
Nonlinear dynamic systems
Pharmaceutical drug delivery
Transport through heterogeneous media
Physiological and pathophysiological systems
Engineering education and STEM outreach

Systems Biomedicine & Pharmaceutics
We are interested in interdisciplinary research at the intersection of chemical engineering, computational science and engineering, applied mathematics, biomedical science, and pharmaceutical science. Many applications with great societal impact lie within the intersection of these disciplines, such as advanced pharmaceuticals and medical technologies. The central aim of our research program is to develop and utilize innovative process systems engineering approaches to solve clinically-relevant, multiscale problems in medicine and pharmaceutics. Our research combines expertise in process systems engineering with a holistic view of the delivery, distribution, and physiological fate of advanced pharmaceutical drug dosage forms administered to human patients in order to improve human health and engineer better medicines. Additionally, we are interested in problems of transport in heterogeneous materials, which has applications in many fields ranging from tissue engineering to petroleum exploration.


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