Funded Researchers

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Patrick Doyle

  • Robert T. Haslam (1911) Professor of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering

Patrick Doyle is the Robert T. Haslam Professor and graduate officer in The Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. His research focuses on fundamental and applied topics in soft matter with a focus on water purification, microfluidic technologies, DNA biophysics, biosensing, and nanoemulsions. Doyle obtained a BS from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD from Stanford. After postdoctoral work at the Institute Curie in Paris, he joined the Chemical Engineering Department at MIT in 2000. 

Among Professor Doyle’s honors are the NSF-Career Award, RSC Pioneers of Miniaturization Prize, John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Royal Society Soft Matter Lectureship. He has co-founded two startup companies – Firefly Bioworks which was acquired by Abcam, and Motif Micro which was acquired by YPB Systems.

J-WAFS-funded projects