The Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) has named Timothy Lu, an MIT Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, as one of its 16 new Young Investigators.

The ONR program is designed to attract young scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for outstanding research and teaching careers, and awards a three-year research grant worth up to $510,000.

Lu’s work under the program will be on “Biologically Inspired Engineering of Underwater Adhesives with Synthetic Biology.”

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2013 ONR Young Investigator Award List

Professor Tim Lu

RLE Synthetic Biology Group