Daniel I.C. Wang

Research Interests

bioreactor engineering, production of recombinant proteins, bioprocess monitoring and control, glycoprotein quality, protein stabilization

Education

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1963

S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959

Publications

Honors and Awards

Honorary Doctoral Degree in Engineering, Hong Kong Univ of Sci-Tech 2000

Amgen Biochemical Engineering Award, 1995

William H. Walker Award, AIChE, 1994

Asia-Pacific Distinguished Biochemical Engineer Award, 1994

Academia Sinica, Republic of China, 1992

National Academy of Engineering, 1986

Institute Lecturer, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 1986

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1985

Arup K. Chakraborty

Research Interests

immunology, regulation of transcription, statistical mechanics

Education

Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1988

B. of Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 1983

Publications

Honors and Awards

MIT Institute Professor, 2021

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Chemical Engineering Department, MIT, 2021

John M. Prausnitz Institute Lecturer, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2021

Schiesser Distinguished Lecture, Lehigh University, 2020

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Chemical Engineering Department, MIT, 2020

Inaugural annual IMES Founder’s Lecture, 2019

Doctor of Engineering honoris causa, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (awarded 2019, conferred 2020)

Guggenheim Fellowship, 2018

Moore Distinguished Scholar, Caltech, 2018

Elected, Member of the National Academy of Medicine, 2017

Arthur D. Little Lectures, MIT, 2017

Elected, Member of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016

Richard S. Mah Lectures, Northwestern University, 2016

Berman Memorial Lectures in Medical Physics, George Washington University, 2014

Weaver Lectures in Biophysics, UC Davis, 2014

David Ollis Lectures in Chemical Engineering, NC State University, 2013

Britton Chance Lectures in Engineering & Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2012

Outstanding Graduate Teaching award, Chemical Engineering department, MIT, 2012

Bayer Lectures, University of Pittsburgh, 2012

Lacey Lectures, Caltech, 2011

Katz Lectures, CCNY, 2010

Raman Memorial Lectures, India, 2009

Outstanding Graduate Teaching award, Chemical Engineering department, MIT, 2009

Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2008

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, 2008

Elected, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2007

E.O. Lawrence Award for Life Sciences, DOE, 2007

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, 2006

Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement, University of Delaware, 2005

Wilber Lecture, Rice University, 2005

Doraiswamy Lecturer, Iowa State Univ. and National Chemical Laboratory, India, 2005

Dept. of Chem. Eng. Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2005

Engineering Foundation Endowed Lectureship, U.T. Austin, 2005

Elected, Member of the National Academy of Engineering, 2004

Professional Progress Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2004

Merck Collaboratus Lectures, Rutgers University, 2004

Trotter Lecturer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2004

Chemcon Distinguished Lecturer Award, Bhubaneswar, India, 2003

Robert W. Vaughan Memorial Lecturer, Caltech, 2000

Research Professor, Miller Institute for Basic Science, Berkeley, 1999-2000

Featured Speaker, NAE Frontiers of Engineering Meeting, 1999

Allan P. Colburn Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 1996

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1994

AIChE, Berkeley Student Chapter, Appreciation for Distinguished Teaching, 1996-97

National Young Investigator Award, 1992-1997

Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lecture, University of Delaware, 1993

Royal Academy of Engineering (U.K.), ICI Fellowship, 1993- 1998

Shell Young Faculty Fellow, 1989-1992

Best Review Paper, Intnl. Conference on Polymer/Solid Interfaces, Belgium, 1991

 

Paula T. Hammond

Research Interests

macromolecular design and synthesis, targeted drug delivery for cancer, nanoscale assembly of synthetic biomaterials, electrostatic and directed materials assembly

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993

M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1988

S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984

Publications

Honors and Awards

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), 2021

Inaugural Black in Cancer Distinguished Investigator Award, 2021

MIT Institute Professor, 2021

MRS Turnbull Lectureship Award from the Materials Research Society, 2019

AIChE’s Margaret H. Rousseau Pioneer Award, 2019

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2019

ACS Nat’l Award in Applied Polymer Science, 2018

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2017

Elected to the National Academy of Medicine, 2016

Elected AIChE Fellow, 2016

Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research, 2014

Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2013

Charles M.A. Stine Award, 2013

Ovarian Cancer Research Program Teal Innovator Award, 2013

Elected Fellow, ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry (POLY), 2012

Distinguished Scientist Award, the Harvard Foundation, 2010

Elected AIMBE Fellow, 2010

Bayer Distinguished Lecturer, 2004

Georgia Tech Outstanding Young Alumni Award, 2004

Radcliffe Institute Fellow, Harvard University, 2003

Henry Hill Lecturer Award, 2002

Junior Bose Faculty Award, 2000

GenCorp Signature University Award, 2000

Lloyd Ferguson Young Scientist Award, 2000

NSF Career Award, 1997

EPA Early Career Award, 1996

DuPont Young Faculty Award, 1996

3M Innovation Fund Award, 1995

NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1994

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellow, 1992

MIT Karl Taylor Compton Prize, 1992

Eastman Kodak Theophilus Sorrel Fellow, 1990

Robert S. Langer

Research Interests

drug delivery, biomaterials, tissue engineering, biotechnology, immobilized enzymes, biomedical engineering

Education

Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974

B.S., Cornell University, 1970

Publications

Honors and Awards

Maurice-Marie Janot Award, 2020

Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences, 2019

Number 1, Master of the Bench, Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2018

Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine, 2017

Number 1, Master of the Bench, Medicine Maker “Power List”, 2017

Honorary Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2016

World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds list, Thomson Reuters, 2016

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, 2015

Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, 2015

Kyoto Prize, 2014

The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, 2013

Israel’s Wolf Prize in Chemistry, 2013

National Medal of Technology and Innovation, 2013

Elected to National Academy of Inventors, 2012

Wilhelm Exner Medal, 2012

Perkin Medal, 2012

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize, 2011

American Chemical Society Fellows, 2011

Millennium Technology Prize, 2008

Max Planck Research Award, 2008

Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research, 2008

AIChE Founders Award, 2008

Chemistry of Materials Award (American Chemical Society), 2007

Herman F. Mark Award (ACS), 2007

United States National Medal of Science, 2006

National Inventors Hall of Fame, 2006

Dan David Prize in Materials Science, 2005

Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomed Research, 2005

General Motors Kettering Prize for Cancer Research, 2004

Heinz Award for Technology, Economy and Employment, 2003

Harvey Prize in Science and Technology and Human Health, 2003

John Fritz Award, 2003

Charles Stark Draper Prize, 2002

Dickson Prize for Science, 2002

Lemelson-MIT Prize for Invention and Innovation, 1998

Gairdner Foundation International Award, 1996

William Walker Award (AIChE), 1996

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 1992

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 1992

Stine Award in Materials Science and Engineering (AIChE), 1991

Professional Progress Award (AIChE), 1990

Elected to the Inst. of Medicine of the NAS, 1989

Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Award (AIChE), 1986