Marta Cooperstein, Ph.D.



  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Cooperstein continued her postgraduate education at the internationally recognized UNM School of Medicine Pathology Department, where she spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Cell Pathology lab under the supervision of Diane Lidke.

Research Interests

Cooperstein did her undergraduate and graduate research at the Center for Biomedical Engineering at UNM, where she researched fabrication and cytotoxicity of thermoresponsive substrates for tissue engineering. She also studied the mechanism of cell detachment from these substrates. 

Publications and Media Placements

During her studies, she authored four articles (first author on three), including a feature article in Langmuir, a premier materials science journal.

Honors and Awards

She is a recipient of the highly competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship awarded to top U.S. graduate students.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Ebel belongs to numerous professional societies—he is a member of the IEEE, the IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Information Theory Society, the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi and the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).