2nd Rock Stars of Regenerative Engineering

January 9, 2019
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We are pleased to announce that the Regenerative Engineering Society of AIChE presents its 2nd Rock Stars of Regenerative Engineering Conference.

Registration and Abstract submissions coming soon!

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Keynote Speakers:

Invited Speakers:

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • Tejal Desai, University of California, San Francisco
  • Kevin Healy, University of California, Berkeley

Organizing Committee:

  • Ali Khademhosseini, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Sarah Heilshorn, Stanford University
  • Andrea Stasio, ARMI
  • Grey Chynoweth, ARMI


Featured Speakers

Jennifer Elisseeff

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

Jeffrey Hubbell

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

Darrell Irvine

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 Laurencin

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

Tatiana Segura

Professor Tatiana Segura received her BS degree in Bioengineering from the University of California Berkeley and her doctorate in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.Read more

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic

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