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Edward Wilson Merrill
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Edward Wilson Merrill
Born (1923-08-31)August 31, 1923
Died August 6, 2020(2020-08-06) (aged 96)
Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.
Nationality American
Known for Biomaterials, Artificial Kidney, Blood Rheology
Awards Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2014), National Academy of Engineering (2013), American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1966), Pierre Galletti Award (AIMBE, 2010), 100 Chemical Engineers of the Modern Era (AIChE, 2008), Founders Award (AIChE, 2000), Founders Award (SFB, 2002), Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Research Contributions (AIChE, 1982), C.A. Stine Materials and Engineering Award (AIChE, 1993), Clemson Award for Contributions to the Biomaterials Literature, (SFB, 1990)
Scientific career
Fields Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials, Biocompatibility, Blood Rheology, Artificial kidney, Hydrogels
Institutions Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor Hermann P. Meissner (1907-1990)

Edward Wilson Merrill (August 31, 1923 – August 6, 2020) was an American biomaterials scientist. He was one of the founders of bioengineering. His work focused on the biomedical engineering field as it developed from chemical engineering.


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