Rhode Island Inno: Brown University’s new engineering dean is a nanotechnology expert

Brown University is located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League.

Brown University’s newest academic dean is a biomedical engineer whose research finds new ways to apply micro- and nanoscale technologies to deliver medicine to targeted sites in the human body.

Tejal Desai has been appointed dean of Brown’s School of Engineering. She is a professor at the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at the University of California San Francisco; inaugural director of UCSF’s Health Innovations Via Engineering initiative; and leader of UCSF’s Therapeutic Microtechnology and Nanotechnology Laboratory.

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