Faculty

Core Faculty

Jared Toettcher
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Understanding and controlling complex cell behaviors

Celeste Nelson
Wilke Family Professor in Bioengineering, Director of the Program in Engineering Biology

Mammalian tissue morphogenesis/morphodynamics; microfabrication/bioMEMS for tissue engineering; cell adhesion and mechanics

A. James Link
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Protein engineering, peptides, natural products, antibiotics, microbiology, genomics, and supramolecular chemistry

 

Daniel Cohen
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Bioengineering; biomaterials; materials science; biomechanics; swarm behavior

Mark Brynildsen
Associate Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Bacterial persistence, host-pathogen interactions, network biology of bacterial stress

Clifford Brangwynne
June K. Wu ’92 Professor in Engineering and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Biophysics, cell engineering, protein interactions, phase separation in cells

José Avalos
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Use of synthetic biology and metabolic engineering to address important problems in sustainable energy, the environment, industry and human health…

Associated Faculty

Sujit Datta
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Physics and engineering of soft materials; transport through porous media; biophysics; biological polymers; microfluidics; microbial communities

Danelle Davenport
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

The cell biology of tissue polarity and epithelial patterning

Barbara Engelhardt
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Machine learning, Bayesian statistics, statistical genetics, computational biology, quantitative genetics

Jason Fleischer
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Nonlinear optics and photonics for biomedical imaging

Mikko Haataja
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Theoretical and computational materials science; physics of materials; physical biology; microstructure formation

Peter Jaffe
William L. Knapp '47 Professor of Civil Engineering Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Waste treatment systems;  environmental remediation; biogeochemically mediated dynamics

Andrej Kosmrlj
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Design and mechanics of metamaterials with unusual material properties; Mechanics in morphogenesis during embryo development

Michael S. Levine
Director, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Anthony B. Evnin '62 Professor in Genomics, Professor of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

How noncoding regions of the genome function to control the differential patterns of gene expression, both spatial and temporal, that define cell…

Cameron A. Myhrvold
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

CRISPR-based technologies for studying viral and cellular RNA

Sabine Petry
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Yuri Pritykin
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Genomics

Applying statistics, machine learning and efficient algorithms to biology and medicine with integrative analysis of multi-dimensional data

Robert K. Prud'homme
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Polymeric formulations for drug encapsulation, delivery, and release

Ben Raphael
Professor of Computer Science

Developing and applying computational and mathematical methods to address biological questions at the molecular and cellular level

Kaushik Sengupta
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Integrated circuits and chip-scale systems operating across RF-THz-optical frequencies in low-cost, smart biomedical devices for point-of-care use…

Sebastian Seung
Evnin Professor in Neuroscience, Professor of Computer Science and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Using techniques from machine learning and social computing to extract brain structure from light and electron microscopic images

Stanislav Shvartsman
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Quantitative analysis of pattern formation in developing tissues; genetics, genomics and computational studies of signaling pathways

Mona Singh
Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Computational biology and bioinformatics; computational science

Howard Stone
Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Theory, simulation and experiments in surface tension, buoyancy, fluid rotation and surfactants; flow of lipids and motions of suspended particles…

James Sturm
Stephen R. Forrest Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Micronanofabricated technologies for electronics, displays, and bio-interfacing devices.

Olga Troyanskaya
Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Genomic data integration; bioinformatics, algorithms and machine learning.

Naveen Verma
Director, Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Analog and digital integrated circuits with an emphasis on developing system platforms for emerging wearable biomedical applications