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Joanna Aizenberg

Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science and Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Faculty Associate, Harvard Microbial Sciences Initiative
Participant, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Pierce 229
(617) 495-3558

Lab

Aizenberg Biomineralization and Biomimetics Lab
McKay 426 and 427
(617) 496-8381

Assistant

Marina DiDonato McLaughlin

Research Areas

Environmental Science and Engineering
Global Contaminants Water
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Materials Soft Matter Surface and Interface Science
Science, Technology, Innovation, and Public Policy
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Michael P. Brenner

Michael F. Cronin Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics and Professor of Physics
Kavli Scholar, Kavli Institute for Bionano Science & Technology
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Participant, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Mathematics

Contact

Pierce 313
(617) 495-3336

Assistant

Joanne M. Bourgeois
Pierce 318
(617) 495-2719

Research Areas

Applied Physics
Soft Matter
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Soft Matter Fluid Mechanics

Robert D. Howe

Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

(617) 496-8359

Lab

BioRobotics Lab
60 Oxford St. Room 312
(617) 496-9098

Assistant

Melissa Majkut
(617) 496-5167
she/her/hers

Research Areas

Electrical Engineering
Robotics and Control
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Robotics and Control

Donald Elliot Ingber

Founding Director, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University
Professor of Bionengineering, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology, Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate, Vascular Biology Program, Boston Children's Hospital

Primary Teaching Area

Bioengineering

Charles M. Lieber

Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professor

Contact

Mallinckrodt 008
(617) 496-3169

Lab

Lieber Research Group
Mallingckrodt and Conant Mallinckrodt B01-06 and 002-007 Conant 015-024

L Mahadevan

Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics, of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and of Physics
Faculty Dean of Mather House
Area Co-Chair for Applied Mathematics
Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Participant, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
Member, Kavli Institute for Bionano Science & Technology

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Mathematics

Contact

Pierce 322
(617) 496-9599

Lab

The Applied Math Lab
North West Building 258
(617) 496-8892

Assistant

Michael A Donohoe
Maxwell Dworkin 247
(617) 495-0871

David Mooney

Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering
Core Faculty Member, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University

Primary Teaching Area

Bioengineering

Contact

Pierce 319
(617) 384-9624

Lab

The Mooney Lab: Laboratory for Cell and Tissue Engineering
Engineering Sciences Lab 415
(617) 495-1689

Assistant

Joan E Cassidy
Pierce 328A
(617) 495-8624

Kit Parker

Tarr Family Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics
Associate Faculty Member, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Primary Teaching Area

Bioengineering

Contact

Pierce 324
(617) 495-2850

Lab

Disease Biophysics Group
Engineering Sciences Lab 405

Assistant

Kelly Rush
Pierce 318
(617) 496-1461

Cengiz Pehlevan

Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Mathematics

Contact

Pierce 315
(617) 998-1811

Lab

Pehlevan Group

Assistant

Jessa S. Piaia
Pierce 328A
(617) 496-9676

Maurice Smith

Gordon McKay Professor of Bioengineering

Primary Teaching Area

Bioengineering

Contact

Pierce 325
(617) 495-9287

Lab

Neuromotor Control Lab
Maxwell Dworkin 319
(617) 384-7902

Assistant

Jessa S. Piaia
Pierce 328A
(617) 496-9676

Conor J Walsh

Paul A. Maeder Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Associate Faculty Member, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Pierce 328
(617) 496-4269

Lab

Harvard Biodesign Lab
60 Oxford St. 4th floor
(617) 496-4269

Research Areas

Applied Physics
Materials
Electrical Engineering
Robotics and Control
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Materials Robotics and Control Solid Mechanics
Science, Technology, Innovation, and Public Policy
Science and Engineering Education

David A. Weitz

Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics
Director of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
Co-Director of the BASF Advanced Research Initiative
Core Faculty Member, Wyss Institute for Biomedical Engineering
Member, Kavli Institute for Bionano Science & Technology

Primary Teaching Area

Applied Physics

Contact

Pierce 231
(617) 496-2842

Lab

Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Group
McKay Laboratory 5th floor

Assistant

Matthew G. Zahnzinger
Pierce 232
(617) 496-2159

Research Areas

Applied Physics
Materials Soft Matter
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Materials Soft Matter Surface and Interface Science

Robert J. Wood

Charles River Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Associate Faculty Member, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Primary Teaching Area

Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Contact

Maxwell Dworkin 149
(617) 496-1341

Lab

Microrobotics Lab
60 Oxford St. 401
(617) 384-7892

Assistant

Hetchen Ehrenfeld
Pierce 120
(617) 495-5124

Research Areas

Computer Science
Artificial Intelligence
Electrical Engineering
Robotics and Control
Materials and Mechanical Engineering
Robotics and Control