Jennica Zaro, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences & Assistant Dean for Assessment of the Office of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Studies · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in protein and peptide drug delivery, targeted therapies, and biologics.

Recombinant Fusion Proteins Protein Drugs Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Sciences Targeted Drug Delivery

Hovhannes (Hovik) Gukasyan, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Teaching Track) · USC School of Pharmacy

A pharmaceutical science expert involved in the development of several modalities and therapeutic areas.

Nanotechnology Ocular Pharmacology Biophysics Molecular Drug Delivery Regulatory Science

Laleh Golshahi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Golshahi specializes in aerosol science and in vitro-in vivo correlations for respiratory support, diagnosis and inhalation therapy.

In Vitro and In Vivo Models Of Respiratory Deposition Aerosol filtration Biotherapeutics Health-Related Aerosols Exposure Control Gas and aerosol transport in biological systems

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Mark Prausnitz

Professor, Director of Center for Drug Design, Development, and Delivery, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Mark Prausnitz and his colleagues carry out research on biophysical methods of drug delivery.

Biotechnology Materials and Nanotechnology Biophysical Methods of Drug Delivery Complex Systems

Jessica Rouge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Professor Rouge is an expert in enzyme-mediated assembly of nanomaterials and delivery of DNA and RNA into cells.

SELEX Therapeutic Oligonucleotides Gene Regulation Nanocharacterization

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Sasha Kabanov, Ph.D.

Mescal Swaim Ferguson Distinguished Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kabanov has conducted pioneering research that has considerably influenced current ideas and approaches in drug delivery and nanomedicine.

Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Development Chemistry Science Biochemistry

Jung Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jung Lee is an expert in bioinformatics, drug design and molecular modeling.

Molecular Modeling Computational Biology Chemistry Biomolecular Engineering Bioinformatics

J. Andrew MacKay, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

J. Andrew MacKay engineers innovative protein-polymer tools and drug carriers that respond to the environment.

Ocular Drug Delivery Pharmacokinetics Elastin-like Polypeptides Protein Polymers Biomolecular Engineering

Noelle Comolli, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Noelle Comolli, PhD, researches the use of different polymers for either novel biomaterials or controlled release delivery vehicles

Spinal Cord Research Drug Delivery Chemical Engineering Biomaterials Polymer Chemistry

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Sam Lai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Lai’s research focuses on nanoparticle-based delivery of bioactive molecules to mucosal tissues.

PEG (polyethylene glycol) Non-hormonal Contraception Anti-drug Antibodies Mucosal Immunology Mucus

Xuejun Wen, M.D., Ph.D.

William H. Goodwin Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Dr. Wen researches biomaterials as well as cell and tissue engineering

Biomaterials Cell and Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Drug Delivery

Dr. Susan Schober

Co-Founder · Circuit Seed

Dr. Schober is an inventor and entrepreneur with expertise in the area of electrical engineering and analog integrated circuit design.

Integrated Circuit Design Cadence Analog & Digital IC Design CMOS Complementary Current Field Effect Transistor (CiFET)

Susan Thomas

Associate Professor, Associate Director for Integrated Research Center, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Susan Thomas is an expert on the role of biological transport phenomena in physiological and pathophysiological processes.

Drug Development and Delivery Cancer Biology Biomaterials Drug Design

Randy Weinstein, PhD

Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning; Professor of Chemical Engineering · Villanova University

Randy Weinstein, PhD, is an authority on chemical engineering and an expert on teaching and learning methods in higher ed.

Teaching and Learning Methods Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Flipped Learning Chemical Engineering Problems Surface Science

Matey Kaltchev, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Matey Kaltchev's areas of expertise include Physical Chemistry, Surface Science, Nanoengineering

Catalysis Nanoengineering and Nanomaterials FTIR Spectroscopy Physical Chemistry Surface Science

Stephanie Willerth

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering · University of Victoria

I run an internationally recognized research group focused on stem cell bioengineering.

Stem Cells Biomaterials Drug Delivery Systems Tissue Engineering Neuroscience