Bret Ulery - Mizzou Engineering

Bret Ulery

Bret Ulery

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

W2027 Lafferre Hall

Phone: 573-882-8169


Chemical and Biomedical Engineering


Bret Ulery is an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in chemical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Iowa in 2006. In 2010, he earned his doctorate in chemical engineering from Iowa State University. Subsequently, he spent two years conducting postdoctoral research at the University of Connecticut Health Center and another two years at the University of Chicago before joining the MU faculty. As director of the Biomodulatory Materials Engineering Laboratory, he leads a team of researchers focused on the design, development and production of novel biomaterials for a variety of biomedical applications primarily in the fields of immunology and regenerative medicine. His research has led to over 50 peer-reviewed publications, manuscript submissions, book chapters and technology disclosures in various journals including ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, Biomaterials Science, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, The AAPS Journal and more.


PhD from Iowa State University
BS from the University of Iowa
BSE from the University of Iowa


Biomodulatory Materials Engineering Laboratory