Please welcome our new faculty member, Professor Ali Khademhosseini, to the Department of Bioengineering and Department of Radiology at UCLA. Khademhosseini’s research is based on developing micro- and nanoscale biomaterials to control cellular behavior, with particular emphasis in developing engineered materials and systems for regenerative medicine.

He has received many honors for his work including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, and selection as a Fellow of AAAS, BMES, AIMBE and RSC. He has published over 500 peer reviewed papers.  He is recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters based on over 34,000 citations of his work [H index = 96].   Khademhosseini, who joins UCLA on Nov. 1, is a professor at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, with appointments at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Harvard Medical School. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005.

For more information about Professor Khademhosseini and his research, please visit his faculty page: http://www.bioeng.ucla.edu/ali-khademhosseini-ph-d/