Principal Investigator

Kyongbum Lee, Ph.D is Dean of Engineering ad interim, Karol Family Professor, and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Tufts University. He obtained his Ph.D. in chemical engineering with a minor in applied mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002., and his B.S. in chemical engineering from Stanford University in 1995. Honors include election as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award in Metabolic Engineering, Invitation to National Academies Keck Futures Conference, and Tufts University Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award. He has held elected positions of Division Director and Area Program Chair for the Food, Pharmaceutical Bioengineering Division of the American Institute of Chemical Enigneers (AIChE). He is an associate editor of Metabolic Engineering, and serves on the editorial boards of the journals Metabolites, Adipocytes, and Technology. His research interests are in systems biology, metabolomics, and microbiome.

Contact the principal investigator: kyongbum dot lee at tufts dot edu