Sangeeta N. Bhatia SM ’93, PhD ’97
John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies
Associate Member, Broad Institute
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Sangeeta Bhatia is the John J. and Dorothy Wilson professor of health sciences and technology and electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. A member of the MIT faculty since 2005, her work focuses on tissue repair and regeneration using micro- and nanotechnology, with a specific focus on developing improved cellular therapies for liver disease and cancer nanotechnology. Among her several advanced degrees, Professor Bhatia earned an SM in mechanical engineering and a PhD in medical engineering from MIT. Prior to serving on MIT’s faculty, she was a member of the Bioengineering Department at the University of California at San Diego for six years; she currently holds a number of patents for both clinical and biotechnological applications of engineering principles. Her many awards include the David and Lucile Packard Fellowship for being one of the nation’s “most promising young professors in science and engineering” (1999 to 2004) and the MIT Technology Review TR100 Young Innovators Award (2003).