Academic Affiliates

Members of the academic community who have ongoing collaborations with one or more MRSEC faculty, and whose research goals align with current or emerging themes of the Center

Sangeeta N. Bhatia

John J. & Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences & Technology
Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biography

Gerard Boss

Distinguished Professor of Medicine
UC San Diego
Biography

Karen Christman

Professor, Bioengineering,
UC San Diego
Biography

Rachel Dutton

Associate Professor, Molecular Biology
UC San Diego
Biography

David Fenning

Associate Professor, Nanoengineering
UC San Diego
Biography

Esther Kwon

Assistant Professor, Bioengineering
UC San Diego
Biography

Kristofer Pister

Division of Computer Science/EECS
Division of Electrical Engineering/EECS
UC Berkeley
Biography

Francesco Paesani

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Kurt Shuler Faculty Scholar
Biography

Arnold Rheingold

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
UC San Diego
Biography

Erkki Ruoslahti

Distinguished Professor
Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Biography

Industrial and Government Affiliates

Connect MRSEC post-doctoral, graduate student, and undergraduate student trainees with internship opportunities at their organizations, identify emerging technological challenges within their industries that might serve to nucleate joint research opportunities, and provide advice on career paths for MRSEC trainees.

Emily Anglin

Sr. Scientist, Development Chemist
Spinnaker Biosciences

Akram Boukai

Co-Founder & CEO
Matrix Industries
Biography

Michelle Chen

Director/Head of Translational Medicine
Perfuse Therapeutics

Wayne Churaman

Team Leader, Advanced Electronics Division
U.S. Army

John Dresios

Executive Director, Biological Innovation Center
Leidos

Jake Eisenberg

Director of B2B Development
OnePointOne

Robert Grober

Professor Adjunct
Yale University

James S. Ha

Principal Scientist
Battelle

Craig Leidholm

Sr. VP of Materials Manufacturing
Tru Tag Technologies
Biography

Jamie Link

VP
EDF Renewable Energies North America

Tony Martens

Founder
Plantible Foods

Jay Snyder

Biography

 

Elizabeth Wu

Manager, Venture Investments, Consumer & Pharm Sectors
Johnson & Johnson
Biography