CCS Biology Alumna Heads Biological Engineering at MIT

April 15, 2019

Angela Belcher (CCS Biology ‘01) now heads the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT

Angela Belcher
Angela Belcher

Angela Belcher (Biology '01)—a materials scientist, biological engineer, and the James Mason Crafts Professor of Biological Engineering and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts—is now the head of the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT.

Congratulations to Dr. Belcher, a 2004 MacArthur Fellow and a 2000 Beckman Young Investigators Awardee, who is an example of the impact CCS alumni have in their fields and communities. During the College's 50th Anniversary, Angela visited CCS as a 2017 Transdisciplinary Fellow. Learn more about Angela and get inspired!