Samir Mitragotri

Samir Mitragotri

Duncan & Suzanne Mellichamp Professor in Systems Biology
Director, Center for BioEngineering

Chemical Engineering, Technology Management Program


(805) 893-7532
3349 Engineering II

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Member of : 

National Academy of Engineering

Fellow of: 

American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Inventors, Controlled Release Society, Biomedical Engineering Society, American Institute of Medical and Biomedical Engineering, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists


Highly Cited Researcher; AIChE Acrivos Professional Award; BMM Award for Excellence in Science and Technology; Gold Medal, Edison Award for Innovation; CRS Young Investigator Award; Allan P. Colburn Award



The Mitragotri group is engaged in the research field of drug delivery and biomaterials. Our research has advanced fundamental understanding of transport processes in biological systems and has led to the development of new materials as well as technologies for diagnosis and treatment of various ailments including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and infectious diseases.


Center for BioEngineering


PhD Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
BS Chemical Engineering, University of Bombay