Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
B.S.E.E. Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now NYU)
Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington Executive Director, The Institute for Venture Science Co-founder, 4th-Phase Inc.
Consultant, Whitaker Foundation
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology & Bioengineering, University of Washington
Assistant Professor, Dept. Anesthesiology & Div. Bioengineering, University of Washington
Chair, Annual Conference on the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of Water Founding Editor-in-Chief, WATER: A Multidisciplinary Research Journal Scientific Advisory Board, Hippocrates Health Institute
Editorial Board member, Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics
Editorial Board member, Cell Biology International
Advisor, National Science Board Task Force for Transformative Research
Chair (joint, founding), Gordon Research Conference on Interfacial Water in Cell Biology Editorial Board member, Circulation Research
NIH Cardiovascular-Pulmonary Study Section
Board of Directors, Bioengineering Society
Editorial Board member, Am. J. Physiol. (Heart and Circ. Physiol.)
Editorial Board member, J. Mol. & Cell Cardiology
1981-present 2013-present 2016-present 1996-2006 1973-1977 1968-1973
2006, 2008-present 2010-present 2018-present
2005-2014 2005-2006 2004 1982-1989 1979, 1980 1977-1979 1975-1980 1975-1980
HONORS & AWARDS
#83, The World’s 100 Most Inspiring People, OOOM Magazine, 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, Chappell Natural Philosophy Society, 2019 Laureate, Living Agriculture, 2019
Honorary Board, Weston Price Foundation, 2018-
Emoto Peace Prize, Inaugural Prize 2016
Fellow, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, 2016
TEDx talk, NewYorkSalon, 2016
Appearance in Travis Rice’s 2016 sports-action movie, The Fourth Phase, named after the book: The Fourth Phase of Water.
International BrandLaureate Foundation Personality Award, 2015
Dinsdale Prize, Society for Scientific Exploration, 2014
Scientific Excellence Award, World Academy of Neural Science, 2014
International Summit Award, Award of Excellence, Society of Technical Communication for book: The Fourth Phase of Water, 2014
Distinguished Award, Society of Technical Communication Puget Sound Chapter, for book: The Fourth Phase of Water, 2014
Academician and Foreign Member, Academy of Science, Srpska, 2012
TEDx talk, Guelph U, 2012
Prigogine Medal, for thermodynamics and physical chemistry, 2012
Martin Hellsten Surface-Chemistry Award, AkzoNobel Chalmers, 2011
Chair, US-Israel Binational Science Foundation Panel on Transformative Research, 2011
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, 2009
University of Washington Annual Faculty Lecturer, 2008
Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2005
Honorary Professor, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2005
Merit Award, Society for Technical Communication International Summit Awards, for book: Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life, 2003
Distinguished Award, Society for Technical Communication Puget Sound Chapter, for book: Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life, 2003
Honorary Doctorate, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg Russia, 2002 International Scientist of the Year Int’l Biogr. Center, Distinguished Lecturer Award, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2002 Invited Scholar, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, 2002 Fellow, American Heart Association , 2001
Inaugural Fellow, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, AHA, 2001
BOOKS (since 1990)
Pollack, G.H.: The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid and Vapor. Ebner & Sons, 2013. Chinese translation, published by 化学工业出社 Chemical Industry, 2015.
German translation, Wasser viel mehr als H2O, published by VAK Verlags GmbH, 2014.
Italian translation, La Quarta Fase dell’Acqua, published by Sapio, 2018.
Korean translation, East Asia Publishing, 2018.
Portuguese translation, A Quarta Fase da Água: Além de Sólido, Líquido e Vapor, IST Press, 2017. Audiobook version in English. Tantor Media, 2019.
Japanese translation, in progress, to be published by Natural Spirit Inc. French translation, in progress, SAS Editions Extraordinaires.
Spanish translation, in progress.
Pollack, G.H. and Chin, W.-C.: Phase Transitions in Cell Biology, Springer, 2008.
Pollack, G.H., Cameron, I., and Wheatley, D.: Water and the Cell. Springer, 2006.
Pollack, G.H.: Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life: A New, Unifying Approach to Cell Function. Ebner & Sons, 2006.
Korean translation, published by CommunicationBooks, Inc. (ZMANZ).
Spanish translation, in progress.
Granzier, H., and Pollack, G.H.: Elastic Filaments of the Cell. Kluwer/Plenum, 2000.
Sugi, H., and Pollack, G.H.: Mechanism of Work Production and Work Absorption in Muscle. Plenum Press, NYC, 1998. Sugi, H. and Pollack, G.H.: Mechanism of Sliding Muscle Contraction. Plenum Press, NYC, 1993.
Pollack, G.H.: Muscles and Molecules: Uncovering the Principles of Biological Motion. Ebner & Sons, Seattle, 1990.