Simon Friedman

Simon Friedman

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
Simon H. Friedman is a scientist-educator and artist. His scientific work lies at the interface of chemistry and biology: described in the Economist, the NY Times and NPR (Here and Now). His art lies at the interface of meaning and absurdity: Winner of Science Magazine’s “Visions of the Future” essay contest, featured writer for Nature Chemistry’s “In Your Element” series, multiple featured films in the New York City Food Film Festivals and others. He has won the University of Missouri Governor’s Award for teaching, and was named the KC Pitch’s Best Science Non-Nerd.