Sangeeta Bhatia received her Sc.B. in biomedical engineering from Brown University, her M.D. from Harvard Medical School and her Ph.D. from MIT. She is currently Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical and Computer Science at MIT and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Research in her lab is focused on using micro- and nano-technologies for tissue repair and regeneration with particular emphasis on therapies for liver disease.
Dr. Bhatia has worked in the biotechnology industry and holds a number of patents and she has co-authored two textbooks. She has received many awards including a David and Lucille Packard Fellowship, a Global Indus Technovator Award and she has been named one of Massachusetts’ “Women to Watch”.