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Debra Auguste (Assoc)

Senior Technical Advisor

Debra Auguste, Ph.D. is a Senior Technical Advisor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM), which also serves as the Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office for Manufacturing USA. She received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from MIT and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. She was trained as a Post-Doctoral Associate at MIT.

Debra is on leave from her role as a professor of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University. Her interests include drug and gene delivery, targeted drug delivery, and stimuli sensitive materials. Dr. Auguste has been the principal investigator on grants from the National Institute of Health, Office of Naval Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and National Science Foundation (NSF). 

She is a recipient of various awards, including the Presidential Early Career in Science and Engineering, the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, the NSF CAREER Award, and the DARPA Young Faculty Award. Dr. Auguste was elected as a Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Created September 27, 2023, Updated March 18, 2024