WISDM Speaker

Ritu Raman, MS, PhD

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (KI) | Biological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
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Speaking (Panel), Speaking (Presentation), Press Commentary, Co-founding Ventures, Board Seat/Advising, Startup Team Engagement, Academic Collaborations

About Ritu

Ritu Raman is a biohybrid designer: she incorporates biological materials into engineered machines. She is a postdoctoral fellow in the renowned Langer Lab, funded by a L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship and a Ford Foundation Fellowship from the National Academies. She holds many awards and honors, including being named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Science list and the MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 list. Ritu grew up in India, Kenya, and the United States and learned to appreciate and thrive in diverse dynamic environments. She is passionate about increasing diversity in STEM and has championed many initiatives to empower women in science, including being named a AAAS IF/THEN ambassador and founding WISDM.

STEM Keywords

3d printing, bio-hybrid materials, implantable devices, smart materials, soft robotics, tissue engineering

Venture Keywords

Entrepreneurship, life sciences venture capital, Science Communication, science policy, startup incubators and accelerators, venture philanthropy

Ritu's Innovation Activities

Recent Venture Activity


Patent Activity

Awarded: US 10,156,560 B1, Application: 16/411,907, Application: 15/793,300, Provisional: 62/942,575

Ritu In the News

MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 Feature

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Transforming drug delivery - Dr. Ritu Raman

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L'Oreal USA Women in Science Feature

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Ritu Awards

MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35

Forbes 30 Under 30: Science

Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy