Member Spotlight on Diversity

BMES  Diversity Spotlight Member:

Sangeeta Bhatia, PhD, MD

Dr. Bhatia elected to the National Academy of Engineering
Dr. Bhatia, BMES Fellow and Member of the BMES Diversity Committee, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Election to the NAE 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. To read the full press release, visit