Principal Investigator, Donny Hanjaya-Putra

Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

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141 Multidisciplinary Research Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556


B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2007

Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 2012

Mentor: Sharon Gerecht, Ph.D.

Postdoc. Vascular Biology and Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 2017

Mentor: Elliot L. Chaikof, M.D., Ph.D.


Graduate Research Assistant, Institute for Nano and Biotechnology, The Johns Hopkins University (2007-2012)
JDRF Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard Medical School (2012-2017)
Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame (2017-Present)
Concurrent Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame (2017-Present)


Emerging Investigator, Biomaterials Science, 2023
Young Innovator Award, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2022
NIH Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA), National Institute of Health, 2021
NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2021 
Career Development Award, American Heart Association, 2019
Emerging Leader in Biological Engineering, 2018
Postdoctoral Research Award, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 2014-2017
Siebel Scholar Award, Siebel Foundation, 2012
U.S. New Investigator Travel Award, International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 2011
ISSCR Travel Award, International Society for Stem Cell Research, 2011

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