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About Vincent Beachley

Dr. Vince Beachley does research in the areas of nanofiber engineering & processing, tissue engineering, and biomaterials. His research focus on innovation and translational technologies has lead to several patents related to nanofiber assembly and high throughput tools for analyzing cell-biomaterial interactions. Polymer nanofiber processing technologies that were recently developed by his lab are currently funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Beachley conducted his postdoctoral research at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine at the Translational Tissue Engineering Center. His graduate and postdoctoral works were supported by fellowships from the American Heart Association and the Hartwell Foundation respectively. Dr. Beachley’s research has resulted in book chapters, presentations at numerous international conferences, and articles in journals such as Progress in Polymer Science, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Polymer, and Nature Methods.


2014 - Present Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Rowan University Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests


2017 - 2022 CAREER: Post-Processing Polymer Nanofibers for Improved Mechanical Properties
NSF - CMMI - Materials Eng. & Processing/Nanofabrication
Role: PI
2017 - 2018 REU Supplement for Undergraduate Research---RUI: Continuous Processing for Improved Properties of Nanofibers
NSF- CMMI - Materials Eng. & Processing
Role: PI
2016 - 2018 MRI: Acquisition of a Scanning Electron Microscope for Research and Education
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): Wei Xue
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Honors and Awards

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2016
  • Rowan Office of Technology and Commercialization Rising Innovator Award, 2016
  • The Frances R. Lax Fund for Faculty Development Award, 2015


2011 PhD Bioengineering, Clemson University ‐ Clemson-Medical University of South Carolina Joint Bioengineering Program
2005 BS, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech ‐ University Honors Program

Recent Journal Articles (9)

Patents (5)

Book Chapters (2)

Older Articles (6)

Presentations (1)