Prof.dr. David A. Tirrell

Prof. dr. David A. Tirrell of the California Institute of Technology at Pasadena, USA, is awarded an honorary doctorate for his pioneering work in the design and synthesizing of biomaterials. He demonstrated convincingly how new polymer materials may be developed using molecular biology technologies. 

Honorary tutor is Prof. dr. Bert Meijer, professor of organic chemistry at the TU/e department of Chemical Engineering.