Affiliated Society: Society for Biomaterials
Country of Residence: USA
Current Position: Professor of Mechanical and Biological Engineering
Yannas has degrees from Harvard College (BA, chemistry, 1957), MIT (MS, chemical engineering, 1959) and Princeton University (MS, 1965; PhD, 1966, physical chemistry). He has been on the MIT faculty since 1966 and is currently Professor in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (1987) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame (2015).
Areas of research interest:
Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering