Dr. Bhatia has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering! Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature," and to the "pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." Dr. Bhatia is recognized for her work in tissue engineering and tissue regeneration technologies, stem cell differentiation, and preclinical drug evaluation. See the full press release at the NAE website. Additional coverage by MIT News.
February 5, 2015