Michael Concepcion-Santana


The first member of his family to attend college, Michael is aiming high, with post-graduate plans to continue on for a PhD and perhaps an MD as well. His work in biomedical engineering is providing the path for him to pursue his passion for research, develop and expand his scientific knowledge and explore important new medical treatments and therapies. Michael’s area of focus is cancer cell research, looking at the innovation of new drugs, ways to deliver drugs to pathologic cells and new therapeutic agents to combat diseases.
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Nominated by Name: 
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Engineering Discipline: 
Chemistry
College Name: 
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Award Level: 
Winner
Year: 
2017
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