Samir Mitragotri is the Hiller Professor of Bioengineering and Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. His research is focused on understanding and overcoming biological barriers of the body for applications in drug delivery. He is an author of over 260 publications and is a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher. Prof Mitragotri is highly active in translating his inventions to clinical and commercial products. He is an inventor on over 170 patent/patent applications. His inventions have led to several products that have been commercialized or are in advanced clinical development. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Medicine and National Academy of Inventors. He is a foreign member of Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is also an elected fellow of AAAS, CRS, BMES, AIMBE, and AAPS. He received BS in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, India and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of AIChE’s and SBE’s new journal Bioengineering and Translational Medicine.