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Bioengineer Sangeeta Bhatia | Meeting the Minds

Her studies link engineering, biology

MIT professor Sangeeta Bhatia hopes to build nanoparticles that could repair human tissue. MIT professor Sangeeta Bhatia hopes to build nanoparticles that could repair human tissue. (MARK WILSON/GLOBE STAFF)
By Andrew Rimas
Globe Correspondent / April 16, 2007

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It's a sad statement on gender equality that in Boston, it's easier to find a Yankees fan than a woman engineer. Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, is a rarity on account of her gender and because she's a woman of color in a field that's primarily male. Not to mention that at 38, ... (Full article: 664 words)

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