About Dr. Cabrales

Pedro Cabrales, Ph.D.

Professor, Bioengineering

E-mail: pcabrales@ucsd.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Engineering. University of Los Andes; Bogotá, Colombia Dissertation. (2003)
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. University of Los Andes; Bogotá, Colombia Dissertation. (1999)
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. University of Los Andes; Bogotá, Colombia Dissertation. (1997)

Honors

  • Outstanding Presentation Award, Transfusion with polymerized hemoglobin compromised tissue viability. The 52th Annual Conference American Society for Artificial Internal Organs. Chicago, IL. 2006
  • Young Investigator Award, International Symposium on Blood Substitutes. Beijing, China. 2007
  • Young Investigator Award, Current Issues on Blood Substitute Research. Tokyo, Japan. 2008
  • Young Innovator Award, Society for Artificial Internal Organs. Dallas, TX. 2009
  • Outstanding Young Investigator, Microcirculatory Society, Anaheim, CA. 2010
  • Hellman Fellow, Hellman Family Foundation, San Francisco, CA. 2011
  • University of California, Academic Senate Research Award, San Diego, CA. 2011
  • Edmund Optics, Norman Edmund Inspiration Award, Barrington, NJ. 2012
  • Bioengineering Teacher of the Year Award, La Jolla, CA. 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • University-Wide recipient of the UC San Diego Diversity Award, La Jolla, CA. 2013
  • Society of Women Engineers, Faculty Mentor of the Year, La Jolla, CA. 2014
  • Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, Faculty of the Year, La Jolla, CA. 2014
  • Fellow of AIMBE, 2019