Tonya Kuhl

Position Title
Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering

3106 Bainer Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics

Specialties / Focus

  • Dynamics and Biophysical Engineering
  • Structural Biology, Membranes and Macromolecular Assembly


  • Kuhl Research Group

Honors and Awards

  • 2001 Searle Scholar
  • 1999 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)


    •  BS Chemical Engineering University of Arizona
    •  PhD Chemical Engineering University of California, Santa Barbara


    Majewski J, Kuhl TL, Kjaer K, and GS Smith. 2001. Structure of Ganglioside-Phospholipid Monolayers: An X-ray Diffraction and Reflectivity Study. Biophys. Journal. 81:2707-2715

    Jeppesen C, Wong JY, Kuhl TL, Israelachvili JN, Mullah N, Zalipsky S, and CM Marques. 2001. Impact of Polymer Tether Length on Multiple Ligand-Receptor Bond Formation. Science. 293:465-468

    Lee KYC, Majewski J, Kuhl TL, Howes PB, Kjaer K, Lipp MM, Waring AJ, Zasadzinski JA, and GS Smith. 2001. A Synchrotron X-Ray Study of Lung Surfactant Specific Protein SP-B in Lipid Monolayers. Biophys. Journal. 81:572-585