Kristen Comfort

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty
School of Engineering: Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 508B
  • Phone: 937-229-2637
  • Email: Contact


Selected Publications

  • Comfort, Kristen, and Jason Haugh. 2008. Combinatorial signal transduction responses mediated by interleukin-2 and -4 receptors in a helper TH2 cell line. Cellular & Molecular Bioengineering 1: 163-172.
Research and Work
  • Catalent Pharma Solutions

Courses Taught

  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Adv. Math for Chemical Engineers


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2007
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2006
  • B.Cm.E., Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2002

Professional Activities

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Society of Biological Engineering

Research Interests

  • Cellular signal transduction involved in the immunological response
  • Remote actuation of signal transduction via magnetic nanoparticles