Subra Suresh
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Subra Suresh joined the MIT faculty from Brown University in 1993. He has served as the head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, and became Dean of the School of Engineering in 2007. His current research focuses on the mechanical responses of single biological cells and molecules and their implications for human health and diseases. Suresh has published more than 210 articles in journals, and is co-inventor of 14 U.S. and international patents.

Suresh is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Indian National Academy of Engineering. His honors include the Gordon Moore Distinguished Scholar award from CalTech, the Brahm Prakash Visiting Professorship from the Indian Institute of Science, selection by the Institute for Scientific Information as one of the most highly cited researchers in Materials Science, the Clark B. Millikan Visiting Professorship at CalTech, the TFR Swedish National Chair in Engineering from the Royal Instiute of Technology, Stockholm and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.


flag Beyond the Bench: Preparing MIT Students for the Challenges of Global Leadership
as author at  MIT World Series: The Human Factor,
together with: James A. Champy (moderator), Richard J. Samuels, Marc A. Kastner, Deborah Fitzgerald, David Schmittlein, Adele Naude Santos,
flag MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems
as author at  MIT World Series: Second International Engineering Systems Symposium,
together with: Yossi Sheffi,
flag Nanotechnology and the Study of Human Diseases
as author at  MIT World Series: Technology Day 2006,