Dr. Michael Kallos

Dr. Michael Kallos is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, an Adjunct in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy in the Cumming School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Pharmaceutical Production Research Facility (PPRF), all at the University of Calgary. He is the Director of the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Calgary Initiative and Associate Director of the Center for Bioengineering Research and Education (CBRE), as well as a member of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health.

The Biomedical Engineering Calgary Initiative at the University of Calgary, brings together over 300 researchers from multiple faculties across campus to tackle problems in human and animal health and wellness. He is a Professional Engineer registered with APEGA. His research interests lie in the area of stem cell bioprocess engineering, including working with ESCs, iPSCs, MSCs and NSCs. He bases his research on a strong foundation in mass transfer, reactor design, reaction kinetics, fluid dynamics and experience in both experimental and modeling approaches. These fundamentals are key to the industrial/clinical scale-up and production of cell and biomaterial therapies.