Robert S. Langer, Sc.D.


Robert Langer brings an astounding record of scientific discovery, invention and business achievement to StemBioSys. He holds more than 1,350 issued and pending patents worldwide, and has licensed or sublicensed them to over 350 companies.  Robert Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and, as one of the 10 Institute Professors, has received the highest honor that MIT can award to a faculty member.

Langer has served on some  40 scientific advisory boards or board of directors, including such companies as Wyeth, Warner-Lambert, Alkermes, Alnylam, Moderna and others. His success has been recognized by more than 220 major awards including the Charles Stark Draper Prize (considered the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for Engineers). He is also one of only 5 individuals ever elected to the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Inventors. News media ranging from Forbes and Time magazines to CNN have lauded Dr. Langer as one of the world’s most important scientific minds.

Dr. Langer earned a Sc.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. from Cornell University, both in chemical engineering. He holds 34 honorary doctorates including honorary degrees from Harvard and Yale.