Dino Di Carlo, PhD

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Dino Di Carlo, PhD


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Dino Di Carlo, PhD


Bioengeering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

BE Department Vice Chair of Graduate Studies

Dino Di Carlo is a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he directs the Microfluidic Biotechnology Laboratory. He is also a co-director of the Life Photonics Laboratory, a member of the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), and a member of the Johsson Comprehensive Cancer Center - Cancer Nanotechnology Program Area. Dr. Di Carlo received his B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002 and received a PhD in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley and San Francisco in 2006. He then conducted postdoctoral studies from 2006-2008 at the Center for Engineering in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Professor Di Carlo has also received numberous academic honors including the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Award, Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, Packard Fellowship, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Award and Coulter Translational Research Award.