Worth Longest, Ph.D.

Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Exceptional Scholar Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Longest works to address significant current challenges in the field of medical aerosols

Inhaled Anti-inflammatories Pharmacutical Aerosol Product Development Pipeline Particle Engineering Computational Fluid Dynamics Inhaled Antibiotics

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Elizabeth Sekul

Pediatric Neurologist · Children's Hospital of Georgia

A highly-acclaimed pediatric neurologist specializing in electrodiagnostic medicine and neuromuscular diseases.

Cerebral Palsy Electrodiagnostics Botulinum toxin injections Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders

Philip Santangelo

Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Philip J. Santangelo researches optical microscopy and in vivo imaging, RNA virus pathogenesis, HIV/SIV.

Therapeutics and Vaccines RNA Regulation RNA Virus Pathogenesis Optical Microscopy and In Vivo Imaging HIV/SIV and hRSV

Radenka Maric, Ph.D.

Vice President for Research and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Maric researches novel materials for fuel cell & battery manufacturing, nanomaterials, sensors, hydrogen generation & biofuels.

Nanomaterials Engineering Sensors Sustainable Energy Manufacturing Fuel Cells

Ravi Hadimani

Associate Professor and Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory · Virginia Commonwealth University

Professor Hadimani specializes in non-invasive brain stimulation, biomagnetics, magnetocalorics and energy harvesting research.

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Biomagnetics Rare-Earth Magnetic Materials Magnetocaloric Effect Magnetic Nanoparticles

Charles Cartin, Ph.D.

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

Director of Makerspaces & Associate Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University

Advanced Engineering Mathematics Additive Manufacturing Computer Aided Design (CAD) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Design Engineering

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Xiaobo Tan

Foundation Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments

Soft Robotics Underwater Robotics Underwater Sensing

Professor Robert Chilcott

Professor of Toxicology · University of Hertfordshire

His research into chemical exposure has informed policy guidance for emergency response teams in the event of chemical attack.

Counter Terrorism Burns Toxic Chemicals Toxicology Poisons

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Riccardo Panicucci

Senior VP CMC · QED Therapeutics and Origin Biosciences

Riccardo Panicucci is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, clinical development, and biopharmaceuticals.

Technology Transfer Biotechnology Clinical Development Drug Discovery Drug Development

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

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

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Thanh Nguyen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Nguyen focuses on biointegrated materials and devices at nano- and micro-scales for applications in biomedicine

Vaccinations Drug Delivery Nano

James Dahlman

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

James Dahlman uses molecular biology to rationally design the genetic drugs he delivers.

Vascular and Immunoengineering DNA Barcoded Nanoparticles Drug Delivery CRISPR Gene Editing

Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez is an expert in drug delivery for eye diseases.

Cellular Junctions Autoimmune Diseases Cytoskeleton Trafficking Membrane Trafficking Lacrimal Gland (Tear Gland)

Joao S. Soares, Ph.D.

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

Engineered Tissue Multiscale Mechanics & Modeling Laboratory (ETM3)

Functional tissue engineering Thrombogenicity of cardiovascular medical devices Drug delivery devices Polymer degradation and erosion Continuum mechanics and its application to non-linear materials

Patrick Mercier

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · UC San Diego

Patrick Mercier specializes in low-power electronics for wearable computing.

Wearable Technology Low Power Electronics for Wearable Computing Electronics Wearable Sensing

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses

R. Helen Zha

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops biohybrid and bioinspired materials for applications in human healthcare and sustainability.

Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Materials Biomolecular Engineering and Self-assembly Sustainable Materials and Plastic Upcycling Drug delivery and Nanomedicine Nanostructured Soft Matter