Sujata K. Bhatia, M.D., Ph.D., PE is a physician, bioengineer, and professionally licensed chemical engineer who serves on the teaching faculty of biomedical engineering at Harvard University. She is the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering at Harvard and an Associate of the Belfer Center's Science, Technology, and Globalization Project.
Bhatia has been recognized with multiple awards for excellence in teaching, mentoring, and advising. She works with students on projects for medical innovation in Africa, as well as global engineering education. Sujata has personally mentored several Harvard undergraduates to complete innovative research and design projects that advance the field of bioengineering. She has demonstrated a strong commitment not only to biomedical engineering research, but also to education, community outreach, and student life.
Bhatia graduated from the University of Delaware in 1999 with bachelor's degrees in biology, biochemistry, and chemical engineering and a Master's degree in chemical engineering; she earned all four degrees in only four years. Sujata then trained in the M.D./Ph.D. combined degree program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and graduated in 2003, completing both degrees in four years.