Dr. Omolola (Lola) Eniola-Adefeso is the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (UM); Associate Director of the Cellular Biotechnology Training Program; and Associate Dean for Graduate Education. Dr. Eniola-Adefeso directs the Cell and Drug Delivery lab at Michigan. Recent discoveries from her lab led to two US patent filings, one of which was recently licensed to Orange Grove Bio. In recognition of her pioneering research, she has received numerous research awards, including the NSF CAREER award, Lloyd Ferguson Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association Innovator Award, and the BMES MIDCAREER Award. She is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineers (AIMBE) and Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). She is currently a Deputy Editor for Science Advances and on the board of directors for BMES.