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.
Director, Translational Medicine &
Strategic Research Development
Research Assistant Professor, Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC-Chapel Hill
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill