Current members

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Alex Abramson

Graduate Student
B.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins
Keywords: Drug Delivery, GI Tract, Device Prototyping
Email: aabram@mit.edu
Room:76-646

 

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
Email:aayoob@mit.edu
Room:76-611

 

Sahab Babaee

Postdoc
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
Email:sbabaee@mit.edu
Room76-637

 

Arijit Basu

Postdoc
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
Email:arijitb@mit.edu

 

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
sachb@mit.edu
Room:76-617

 

Chandrabali Bhattacharya

Postdoc
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
cbhattac@mit.edu
Room:76-632B

 

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
janebeh@mit.edu, jane.beh@curtin.edu.au
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
pbisso@mit.edu
Room: 76-607

 

Suman Bose

Postdoc
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. 
sumanb@mit.edu
Room 76-687

 

Ester Caffarel-Salvador

Postdoc
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
caffarel@mit.edu
Room 76-642

 

Crystal Chu

Postdoc
Ph.D., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Keywords: organic chemistry, materials chemistry, drug delivery, diabetes
ckchu@mit.edu
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
vpc@mit.edu
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
ivychen@mit.edu
Room 76-643

 

Derfogail Delcassian

Postdoc
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
ddelcass@mit.edu

 

Joshua C. Doloff

Postdoc
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
jcdoloff@mit.ed
Room 76-601

 

Thomas von Erlach

Postdoc
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
Thomasve@mit.edu
Room 76-643