Jeffrey Hubbell Ph.D. is Professor of Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise at the University of Chicago Molecular Engineering Institute. Formerly a member of the chemical engineering faculty at University of Texas and at California Institute of Technology, Hubbell was also Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and at the University of Zurich. He additionally served as founding director of the Institute of Bioengineering at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lusanne (EPFL). Hubbell is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, former president of the Society for Biomaterials and an elected fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. Hubbell has received a number of awards including the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Presidential Young Investigator Award.