Shashi Murthy

Founding Director of the Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education; Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Industrial Engineering; Faculty Fellow, Barnett Institute of Chemical & Biological Analysis

Shashi Murthy, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, as well as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering and Faculty Fellow in the Barnett Institute of Chemical & Biological Analysis. In addition, Prof. Murthy is a Scientific Investigator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston. He is an expert in microfluidics and its applications to medical and industrial applications. Shashi was awarded the U.S. National Science Foundation’s CAREER award (2008) and the Søren Buus Award for Outstanding Research in Engineering at Northeastern University (2009). He is also an entrepreneur, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Quad Technologies which has developed a unique gel that can be used to supercharge current microfiltration systems used in the life sciences industry. Shashi earned his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from M.I.T., and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from John Hopkins. He was also a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Engineering Medicine at the Harvard Medical School.