Mark R. Prausnitz | AIChE

Mark R. Prausnitz

Regents’ Professor, Regents’ Entrepreneur and J. Erskine Love Jr. Chair in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Mark R. Prausnitz earned a BS degree from Stanford University and PhD degree from MIT, both in chemical engineering. Dr. Prausnitz and colleagues carry out research on biophysical methods of drug delivery using microneedles, lasers, ionic liquids and other microdevices for transdermal, ocular and intracellular delivery of drugs and vaccines. Dr. Prausnitz teaches an introductory course on engineering calculations, as well as two advanced courses on pharmaceuticals. He has published more than 325 journal articles and has co-founded eight start-up companies including Micron Biomedical and Clearside Biomedical.