By Anjana Jain, Ravi V. Bellamkonda (auth.), Mauro Ferrari Ph.D., Tejal Desai, Sangeeta Bhatia (eds.)
Dr. Tejal Desai is presently an affiliate Professor of body structure and Bioengineering on the collage of California, San Francisco. She can be a member of the California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical examine and the UCSF/UCB Bioengineering Graduate workforce. ahead of becoming a member of UCSF, she used to be a professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston college and affiliate Director of the heart for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology at BU. She obtained the Sc.B. measure in Biomedical Engineering from Brown collage (Providence, RI) in 1994 and the Ph.D. measure in bioengineering from the joint graduate application at collage of California, Berkeley and the college of California, San Francisco, in 1998. Dr. Tejal Desai directs the Laboratory of healing Micro and Nanotechnology. as well as authoring over 60 technical papers, she is shortly an affiliate editor of Langmuir, Biomedical Microdevices, and Sensors Letters and is enhancing a ebook on healing Microtechnology. She has chaired and arranged numerous meetings and symposia within the quarter of bioMEMS, micro and nanofabricated biomaterials, and micro/nanoscale tissue engineering.
Desai's examine efforts have earned her a variety of awards. In 1999, she used to be famous via Crain's Chicago enterprise journal with their annual "40 below forty" award for management. She used to be additionally named that 12 months by means of expertise overview journal as one of many nation's "Top a hundred younger Innovators" and renowned Science’s significant 10. Desai's educating efforts have been well-known while she received the varsity of Engineering top Advisor/Teacher Award. She additionally gained the nationwide technology Foundation's "New Century pupil" award and the NSF college Early occupation improvement application "CAREER" award, which acknowledges teacher-scholars probably to turn into the tutorial leaders of the twenty first century. Her study in healing microtechnology has additionally earned her the Visionary technology Award from the foreign Society of BioMEMS and Nanotechnology in 2001, an international expertise Award Finalist in 2004, and the EURAND award for cutting edge advances in drug supply.
Sangeeta N. Bhatia, M.D., Ph.D., is an affiliate Professor on the Massachusetts Institute of expertise. Her paintings specializes in utilizing micro- and nanotechnology instruments to fix broken tissues. Dr. Bhatia educated at Brown, MIT, and Harvard. After postdoctoral education on the Massachusetts basic clinic , she was once a member of the Bioengineering division at college of California at San Diego for six years. In 2005, she back to Boston to hitch the MIT school. She has been offered the David and Lucile Packard Fellowship given to ‘the nation's such a lot promising younger professors in technology and engineering,' the MIT TR100 younger Innovators Award, and been named one in every of San Diego 's '50 humans to observe in 2004'. Her study portfolio contains investment from NIH, NSF, DARPA, NASA, the Whitaker origin, the Packard starting place, and personal undefined. She co-authored the 1st undergraduate textbook on tissue engineering and is a widespread consultant to governmental corporations on cell-based sensing, nanobiotechnology, and tissue engineering. She holds 12 issued or pending patents and has labored in at Pfizer, Genetics Institute, ICI prescribed drugs, and Organogenesis.
Professor Mauro Ferrari is a pioneer within the fields of bioMEMS and biomedical nanotechnology. As a number one educational, a devoted entrepreneur, and a imaginative and prescient setter for the Nation's most popular Federal courses in nanomedicine, he brings a three-fold vantage standpoint to his roles as Editor-in-Chief for this paintings. Dr. Ferrari has authored or co-authored over one hundred fifty medical courses, 6 books, and over 20 US and
International patents. Dr. Ferrari is usually Editor-in-Chief of Biomedical Microdevices and sequence editor of the hot Springer sequence on rising Biomedical Technologies.
Several inner most quarter businesses originated from his laboratories on the Ohio country college and the college of California at Berkeley through the years. On a Federal task as detailed
Expert in Nanotechnology and Eminent pupil, he has supplied the medical management for the advance of the Alliance for melanoma Nanotechnology of the nationwide melanoma Institute, the world-largest scientific nanotechnology operation thus far. Dr. Ferrari expert in mathematical physics in Italy, bought his Master's and Ph.D. in Mechanical
Engineering at Berkeley, attended scientific tuition on the Ohio country collage, and served in school positions in fabrics technology and Engineering, and Civil and Environmental Engineering in Berkeley, the place he used to be first tenured. At Ohio kingdom he at present serves as Professor of inner drugs, department of Hematology and Oncology, as Edgar Hendrickson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and as Professor of Mechanical Engineering. he's affiliate Director of the Dorothy M. Davis
Heart and Lung study Institute, and the University's affiliate vice chairman for healthiness technology, expertise and Commercialization.
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