AIChE’s thoughts are with those affected by the California wildfires and the first responders doing all they can to help.
Special Thanks to:
Official Partner and Main Sponsor:
- Jeffrey Hubbell, University of Chicago
- Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University "Engineering Human Tissues"
- Jennifer Hartt Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University
- Cato Laurencin, University of Connecticut
- Tatiana Segura, Duke University
- Darrell Irvine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Engineering Enhanced Adoptive T Cell Therapies"
- Tejal Desai, University of California, San Francisco
- Kevin Healy, University of California, Berkeley
- Ali Khademhosseini, University of California, Los Angeles
- Sarah Heilshorn, Stanford University
- Andrea Stasio, ARMI
- Grey Chynoweth, ARMI
Professor and Director, Translational Tissue Engineering Center
Wilmer Eye Institute and Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery, Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Elisseeff is a Professor and Director of the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Wilmer Eye Institute with appointments in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Materials Science and Orthopedic Surgery. She was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological...Read more
Dr. Hubbell received his bachelor's degree from Kansas State University in 1982, and his PhD from Rice University in 1986, both in chemical engineering. He started his academic career as a member of the chemical engineering faculty at the University of Texas, then at the California Institute of Technology.Read more
Prof. Irvine holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Physics from University of Pittsburgh. After completing his PhD at MIT in Polymer Science, he continued his postdoctoral research in Immunology at Stanford University. Darrell Irvine joined MIT in 2002 as Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Material Science and Engineering and the then Biological Engineering Division.Read more
Cato T. Laurencin is the 8th University Professor in the University of Connecticut’s history. An AIChE Fellow, he was named one of the 100 Engineers of the Modern Era by AIChE. He is active with the Minority Affairs Committee (MAC), and has won the AIChE William Grimes Award. More recently, he is the founder of the Regenerative Engineering Society, a new community within AIChE.
He received his B.S.E. from Princeton, his Ph.D. from M.I.T., and his M.D. from Harvard. He has served in board member roles in industry (Board of Directors of Osteotech), academia (Board of Directors of...Read more
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic is University Professor, the highest academic rank at Columbia University reserved for only a few active faculty out of 4,000, as the first engineer in history of Columbia to receive this highest distinction.Read more