Dr. Robert Langer is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor and an expert in biotechnology and engineering. He has over 1,440 issued and pending patents worldwide. He served as Chairman of the FDA’s SCIENCE BOARD from 1999-2002. In 2015, Dr. Langer received the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the world’s largest engineering prize. He has also received the Charles Stark Draper Prize. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and his Sc.D. in Chemical Engineering from MIT.