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Ipsita Banerjee, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Ipsita Banerjee is a member of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and a Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Banerjee obtained her PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and subsequently joined Professor Martin Yarmush’s Center for Engineering in Medicine (CEM) at Massachusetts General Hospital as a post-doctoral fellow. In 2008, Dr. Banerjee joined the University of Pittsburgh. Her laboratory has primarily focused on bioengineering of human pluripotent stem cells with applications to Diabetes. Dr. Banerjee is the recipient of NIH New Innovator Award, ORAU Ralph E. Powe Faculty Award, Faculty Diversity Award and Faculty Mentor Award from Swanson School of Engineering and Chancellor’s Innovation Commercialization Award at the University of Pittsburgh. She was also selected to participate in the NAE Frontiers for Engineering Education Symposium.

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All Sessions by Ipsita Banerjee, PhD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Grand Station Ballroom

Spotlight 1

Building Human Biomimetic Models with Engineered Organoids