Imperial College London

Professor Molly Stevens

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine



+44 (0)20 7594 6804m.stevens




208Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





  • MRS Mid-Career Researcher Award, Materials Research Society, 2022
  • FEBS/EMBO Women in Science Award, Federation of European Biochemical Societies, 2021
  • IET Achievement Medal for Biomedical Engineering, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2020
  • Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal, Elsevier, 2020
  • Award in Colloid Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 2020
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Bath, 2019
  • John J. Ryan Distinguished Lecture Medal, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, 2019
  • Kabiller Young Investigator Award in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine, Northwestern University, 2019
  • Surfaces and Interfaces Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019
  • Marshall R. Urist Award, Orthopaedics Research Socitey, 2018
  • Medema Lecture Award, Polymer Technology Netherlands, 2018
  • Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics, 2018
  • Harrison Medal, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 2017
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research, Society for Biomaterials, 2016
  • President's Award and Medal for Outstanding Research Team, Imperial College London, 2016
  • Corday-Morgan Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014
  • Research Group of the Year, European Life Science Awards, 2014
  • Karen Burt Award, Women's Engineering Society, 2013
  • Clifford Paterson Award Lecture, The Royal Society, 2012
  • EU40 Award, European Materials Research Society, 2012
  • Griffith (A A Griffith) Medal and Prize, IOM3, 2012
  • CRS Young Investigator Award, Controlled Release Society, 2011
  • Wain Medal, University of Kent, 2011
  • IUPAC - Polymer International Award for Creativity in Polymer Science, IUPAC - Polymer International, 2010
  • Norman Heatley Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2010
  • Rosenhain Medal and Prize, IOM3, 2010
  • ACES Amgen Life Sciences Award, Science Business Innovation Board, 2009
  • Jean Leray Award, European Society for Biomaterials, 2009
  • Tissue and Cell Engineering Society Young Investigator Award, Tissue and Cell Engineering Society (TCES), 2007
  • Science Medal, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 2006
  • Philip Leverhulme Prize, Leverhulme Trust, 2005
  • Rectors Award for Excellence, Imperial College London, 2005
  • TR100 (Top 100 Young Innovators), Technology Review, 2004
  • Ronald Belcher Memorial Lecture Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2000
  • Upjohn Award, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals, 1996
  • Janssen Prize, University of Bath, 1995
  • Novo Nordisk Prize 2023, Novo Nordisk

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, IOM3
  • Advisory Board Member, London Technology Network
  • Member, Materials Research Society
  • APSGB, Member of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Scientists
  • MRPharmS, Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Member of Royal Society's International Joint Projects Committee, Royal Society
  • Member, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Council Member, United Kingdom Society for Biomaterials (UKSB)


  • Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Society, 2020
  • Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Academy of Engineering, 2013
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Institute of Physics
  • Fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute, City and Guilds of London Institute
  • Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Biology
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Editorial Boards

  • Oxford Open Materials Science, OUP, Member of the Editorial Board, 2022
  • Molecular Systems Biology, Advisory Board Member, 2021
  • Materials Horizons, RSC
  • Cell Stem Cell, Advisory Board Member, 2020
  • APL Bioengineering, Editorial Advisory Board
  • ACS Nano, Editor, 2011
  • Journal of Controlled Release, Elsevier, Editorial Board Member
  • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Advanced Materials, Executive Advisory Board Member
  • Biomaterials
  • Polymer Chemistry, RSC
  • Matter, Elsevier
  • Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Editorial Board Member
  • Bioengineering and Translational Medicine, Editorial Board Member
  • JACS Au, Editorial Advisory Board
  • Tissue Engineering, Executive Editorial Board
  • Nanoscale, RSC, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry, RSC, Advisory Board