Brandon DeKosky

Research Interests

biotechnology, vaccines, molecular immunology, single cell analysis, antibodies, t cell receptors, immune biomaterials, protein drug development

Education

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2015

B.S., The University of Kansas, 2010

Publications
Google Scholar
PubMed

Honors and Awards

James S. Huston Antibody Science Talent Award, 2022

Industrial and Chemical Engineering Research Class of Influential Researchers, 2021

Miller Award for Research Excellence, KU School of Engineering, 2021

AIChE Young Faculty Futures Journal Invited Contributor, 2021

Finalist, PEGS Young Scientist Keynote Award lecture, 2020

Career Development Award, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program, U.S. Department of Defense, 2018

Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Rising Star, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2017

NIH DP5 Early Independence Award, 2016

NIH K99 Pathway to Independence Award (declined), 2016

Intramural Research Training Award, National Institutes of Health, USA, 2015

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2010

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2010

The University of Texas Donald D. Harrington Graduate Fellow, 2010

Carl and Sammie Lock Valedictorian Award, School of Engineering, The University of Kansas, 2010

Nagel Scholarship, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society, 2009

Qin (Maggie) Qi

Research Interests

biological transport phenomena, biomechanics, microfluidics, complex fluids

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2018
M.S., Stanford University, 2017
B.S., Cornell University, 2013

Publications

Honors and Awards

FY 23 Research Support Committee Award, MIT, 2022

Distinguished Young Scholars Semi-finalist Honoree, University of Washington, 2019​

Rising Star in ChemE Program, MIT, 2018

Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering, Stanford, 2014 – 2017

T.S. Lo Graduate Fellowship, Stanford, 2013

Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Research Award, Cornell, 2013

Engineering Learning Initiatives Research Award, Cornell, 2012

Rockwell Collins Scholarship, Society of Women Engineers (turned down), 2011 – 2012

Connor W. Coley

Research Interests

autonomous discovery, machine learning, laboratory automation, chemical synthesis, molecular design, drug discovery

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019

M.S.CEP., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016

B.S., California Institute of Technology, 2014

Publications

Honors and Awards

Bayer Foundation Early Excellence in Science Award, 2021

NSF CAREER Award, 2021

CAS Future Leader, 2019

ACS CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence, 2019

Forbes 30 Under 30: Healthcare, 2019

AIChE PD2M Student Award, 2018

C&EN’s “Talented 12”, 2018

DARPA Riser, 2018

William C. Rousseau Award, MIT, 2016

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2014

Robert T. Haslam Presidential Graduate Fellowship, MIT, 2014

Frederic W. Hinrichs, Jr. Memorial Award, Caltech, 2014

Tau Beta Pi, 2013

Kate E. Galloway

Research Interests

Synthetic Biology, Molecular Systems Biology, Stem Cells, Cellular Reprogramming, 3D Genome Organization & Structure, Single-cell Analytics, Genetic Control Systems, Oncogenesis & Metastasis

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2012
M.S., California Institute of Technology, 2007
B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) (R35), 2021

ARCS Maggie McKnight Russell Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow Award, Fall 2017-Fall 2019

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fall 2015 – Fall 2018

1st Place Winner of Annual USC Postdoctoral Symposium, May 2017

Doerr USC Stem Cell Challenge Award, 2017

Fluidigm USC Single Cell Project Grant, 2016

California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fall 2013 – Fall 2015

Caltech Everhart Lecturer, May 2011

Graduated with Honors, University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry, 2005

Ariel L. Furst

Research Interests

bioelectrochemistry, clinical diagnostics, biotechnology, surface chemistry and self-assembly

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2015

B.S., University of Chicago, 2010

Publications

Honors and Awards

UROP Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, 2022

J-WAFS Seed Grant, 2021

Remsen Bird Lecturer, 2018

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016-2019

Gray-Hill Lecturer, 2014

Phi Beta Kappa, 2010

Graduated with Honors, University of Chicago, 2010

Dean’s List University of Chicago, 2009-2010

 

Lawrence B. Evans

Research Interests

Chemical Engineering Systems, Modular Online Education [Read more]

Education

B.S. University of Oklahoma, 1956

M.S.E. University of Michigan, 1957

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1962

Honors and Awards

Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division Award, 1982

Entrepreneur of the Year in High-Tech for New England Region, 1997

Hero of Manufacturing from Fortune magazine, 1999

AIChE Chemical Engineering Practice Award, 1999

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2001

Award for Personal Achievement from Chemical Engineering Magazine, 2002

President of AIChE, 2007

Bradley D. Olsen

Research Interests

block copolymers, soft condensed matter physics, protein-based materials, bioelectronics

Education

Ph.D., University of California Berkeley, 2007

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Publications

Honors and Awards

Alexander and I. Michael (1960) Kasser Chair in Chemical Engineering, 2021

ACS Macro Letters/Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award, 2021

MIT OGE’s Committed to Caring Honor, 2019

AIChE Owens Corning Early Career Award, 2019

American Physical Society, Dillon Medal, 2018

Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry, 2017

ACS Polymer Division Fellow, 2016

AIChE – Allan P. Colburn Award, 2015

DuPont Young Professor Award, 2015

Camille Dreyfus-Teacher Scholar, 2015

ACS Herman F. Mark Young Scholar, 2015

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry, 2014

NSF Career Grant, 2013

AFOSR award, 2012

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

Hertz Fellow, 2003-2007

Tau Beta Pi Fellow, 2003-2004

Sigma Xi, 2003

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2002

Martin Z. Bazant

Research Interests

transport phenomena, microfluidics, electrokinetics, electrochemical systems, applied mathematics

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1997

M.S., University of Arizona, 1993

B.S., University of Arizona, 1992

Websites:

http://web.mit.edu/bazant/www/

http://bazantgroup.mit.edu/

Publications

Honors and Awards

Inaugural President, International Electrokinetics Society (IES), 2022

MIT Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) Infinite Mile Award, 2020

MITx Prize for Teaching and Learning in MOOCs, 2019

Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2018

Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering, 2018

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FSRC), 2017

Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry, 2017

Named inaugural E. G. Roos (1944) Professor, 2016

Bose Award for innovative and unconventional projects, 2015

Alexander Kuznetsov Prize for Theoretical Electrochemistry, 2015

Popular Science Brilliant Ten, 2007

Joliot Chair and Paris Sciences Chair, ESPCI, 2007

Department of Energy Early Career Award, 2002

Paris Sciences Chair, ESPCI, 2002

 

Jesse H. Kroll

Research Interests

atmospheric chemistry, particulate matter, organic oxidation processes, and chemical kinetics

Education

Ph.D., Harvard University, 2002

A.M., Harvard University, 1999

A.B., Harvard College, 1996

Publications

Honors and Awards

NSF Career Award, 2017

James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union, 2013

NASA Earth System Science Fellow, 2000-2002

NSF Graduate Fellow, 1997-2000

Hadley D. Sikes

Research Interests

biomolecular engineering, applications of redox chemistry, clinical diagnostics, molecular biotechnology

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003

B.S., Tulane University, 1997

Publications

Honors and Awards

MIT, Committed to Caring (C2C) Award, 2019

ACS Best of BIOT Award, 2018

Selected as Innovative Young Engineer, NAE, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award at the Scientific Interface, 2006-2011

National Institute of Chemists Outstanding Postdoc Award, 2005

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Postdoctoral Fellows, 2003-2005

Evelyn Liang McBain Graduate Fellow, 2001-2002

ARCS Foundation Graduate Fellow, 2000-2001

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow, 1997-2000

Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 1996-1997

Tulane University Dean’s Honor Fellowship, 1993-1997

Phi Beta Kappa, 1997

American Chemical Society Award for College Seniors, 1997

Ann Hero Northrup Award in Chemistry, 1996