DeSimone Research Group

Joseph M. DeSimone, Ph.D.
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professor of Translational Medicine and Chemical Engineering at Stanford

Joseph M. DeSimone is the Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professor of Translational Medicine and Chemical Engineering at Stanford. He holds appointments in the Departments of Radiology and Chemical Engineering with a courtesy appointments in the Department of Chemistry and the Graduate School of Business. Previously, he was a professor of chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill and of chemical engineering at NC State University. He is also Co-founder, Board Chair, and former CEO of the additive manufacturing company, Carbon. DeSimone has mentored 80 students through Ph.D. completion, half of whom are women and members of underrepresented groups in STEM. In 2016 DeSimone was recognized by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

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Lab Members

Ph.D. Student, Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Senior Research Scientist & Lab Manager

Joe Ann Efobi

M.S.M.E. Student, Department of Bioengineering

Director, Strategic Program Development & Engagement

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Radiology

Andy Hung

Stanford Cancer Imaging Training Program, Department of Radiology

Ph.D. Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry

Director, Translational Medicine & Strategic Research Development; Senior Scientist

Visiting Scholar – Associate Professor, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Radiology

Micah Lawrence

Ph.D. Student, Department of Bioengineering

Ph.D. Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry

Essyrose Mathew

Visiting Ph.D. Student, Queen’s University Belfast (UK)

Eileen Misquez

Administrative Assistant

Undergraduate, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. Student, Department of Bioengineering

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering

M.S.M.E. Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Deputy Director, Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics (PHIND)

Lab Affiliates

Ph.D. Student, Department of Management Science and Engineering

UNC Collaborators

Jillian Perry, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC-Chapel Hill

Shaomin Tian, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill