Mariah Hahn

Mariah Hahn

Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Mariah Hahn received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Texas, from which she graduated with highest honors.  She conducted her doctoral work  at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Robert Langer.  Following completion of post-doctoral training under Dr. Jennifer West, Dr. Hahn joined the department of chemical engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, in 2005 as an assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor in 2011. She joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as an associate professor of biomedical engineering in 2012, and she was promoted to full professor in 2015. Her research focuses on material-guided regeneration of osteochondral and vascular tissues as well as on the development of in vitro disease models.  Dr. Hahn is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2010), the American Heart Association Scientist Development Award (2008), and the American Society of Engineering Education GSW Young Faculty Award (2009). Prof. Hahn was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in 2016 for her contributions to the fields of regenerative engineering and biomaterials.