Dr. Akhilesh K Gaharwar
Associate Professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A and M University. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University and completed his postdoctoral training from MIT and Harvard University. The goal of his lab is to design responsive biomaterials with wide-ranging applications in the field of regenerative medicine, by combining principles from materials science, stem cell biology, additive biomanufacturing and high throughput genomics. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals. Dr. Gaharwar’s interdisciplinary research has also been recognized with over 20 major international awards including the prestigious - the NIH Director's New Innovator Award (DP2).