Biographical Sketch - Juan G. Santiago
Juan G. Santiago is Professor and Chair of the Thermosciences Group of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. He received his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1995. His research includes the development of microsystems for on-chip chemical analysis, drug delivery, and sample preparation methods. Applications of this work include genetic analysis, drug discovery, and environmental monitoring. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, Associate Editor of the journal Lab on a Chip, and director of the Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory. He has given 24 keynote and named lectures and more than 100 additional invited lectures. As one measure of impact, his work is cited about 1000 time per year (Scopus h index of 39, and Google Scholar h index of 45). He has graduated 20 PhD students and advised nine postdoctoral researchers. 12 of his former advisees are now professors at major universities. He has authored and co-authored over 132 archival publications and 200 conference papers, and holds 25 patents.