Current members


Alex Abramson

Graduate Student
B.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins
Keywords: Drug Delivery, GI Tract, Device Prototyping


Andrew M. Ayoob

Graduate Student
B.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Keywords:Drug delivery, inner ear, biodegradable, triggerable delivery, biomaterials, hydrogels


Sahab Babaee

Ph.D., Material Science and Mechanical Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA USA
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA USA
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Mechanics of Materials, Computational Sciences, Architected Materials, Biomedical Devices, Translational Medicine, Smart Drug Delivery


Arijit Basu

Ph.D., Medicinal Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology, India
M.Pharm., Medicinal Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi
Keywords: Molecular modelling, organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, material science


Sachin Bhagchandani

Graduate Student
M.S., Polymer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
B.S., Polymer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Keywords: Biomaterials, Hydrogels, Drug delivery, Tissue engineering


Chandrabali Bhattacharya

Ph.D., Chemistry, Arizona State University
M.Sc., Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur, India
B.Sc., Chemistry, Presidency College, Kolkata, India
Keywords: Organic chemistry, carbohydrates, glucose sensing, RNA delivery


Jane Beh

Visiting Scholar
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
B.E., Chemical Engineering. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Keywords: self-assembly nano-carriers, drug delivery, supercritical fluids, dense gases, particle engineering,
Room 76-661C

Paul W. Bisso

Paul W. Bisso

Graduate Student
M.S., Chemical Engineering, MIT
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Columbia University
Keywords: Immunology, Nanostructured Materials, Drug Delivery, mRNA Delivery, Inflammatory Disorders
Room: 76-607


Suman Bose

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
S.M. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.Tech and M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India
Keywords: Microfluidics, BioMEMS, Cell Encapsulation, Single-cell analysis.
Room 76-687


Ester Caffarel-Salvador

Ph.D. in Drug Delivery, School of Pharmacy, Queen's University Belfast, UK.
M.Ed. in Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
B.S. in Biochemistry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain and University of Milan, Italy.
Keywords: Drug Delivery, Transdermal, Microneedles, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Hydrogels, Insulin, Diabetes
Room 76-642


Crystal Chu

Ph.D., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Keywords: organic chemistry, materials chemistry, drug delivery, diabetes
Room 76-617A 


Vikash P. Chauhan

Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD, Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
MS, Applied Physics, Harvard University
BS, Biomedical Engineering; BS, Chemical Engineering; MSE, Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Keywords: Cancer biology, Drug delivery, Gene therapy
Room 76-691


Ivy X. Chen

Graduate Student
BS, Chemical Engineering, MIT
MS, Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
Keywords: drug delivery, nanoparticles, tumor pathophysiology, cancer biology
Room 76-643


Derfogail Delcassian

Ph.D., Immunomodulatory Materials, Imperial College London
M.Chem, Chemistry, University of York, UK
B.Sc., Chemistry, University of York, UK
Keywords: immune engineering, biomaterials, cell transplant, encapsulation, drug and gene delivery
Room 76-687


Joshua C. Doloff

MA/PhD, Molecular Cellular Biology & Biochemistry, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
BSE, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Keywords: Immunology, Cancer, Biomaterials, Biomedical Devices, Drug delivery, Gene therapy, cell encapsulation, and Diabetes
Room 76-601


Thomas von Erlach

PhD, Materials science & Bioengineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
M.Sc. Biotechnology, ETH Zurich
B.Sc. Biochemistry, ETH Zurich
Keywords: Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine, Cell Geometry, Mechanobiology, Soft Lithography, Cell biology, Drug delivery, Cancer
Room 76-643