Dr. Grissel Trujillo de Santiago
Dr. Grissel Trujillo de Santiago is a Professor at the School of Engineering and Sciences at Tecnológico de Monterrey.She was trained as a Chemical Pharmaceutical Biologist at Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (summa cum laude); she obtained her MSc degree in Biotechnology (summa cum laude) from Tecnológico de Monterrey; and she received her PhD degree in Biotechnology from Tecnológico de Monterrey. Dr. Trujillo de Santiago conducted research in Material Sciences at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Naples, Italy) during her PhD program. She was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Dr. Khademhosseini’s Lab in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Division (2014-2016) and the Microsystems Technology Laboratories at MIT.
Dr. Trujillo is a codirector of the Alvarez-Trujillo Laboratory. She is member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (level 1), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF). She has published 50+ papers in indexed international journals and two international book chapters, has been awarded with a Mexican patent, and has been granted with 10+ journal covers. Her work has been cited more than 3200 times (by May 2022). She has graduated 13 master-degree students and one PhD student. She was a recipient of the For Women in Science Award from the L’Oreal-UNESCO-AMC-CONACyT foundation in 2019. Trujillo was recognized as a member of the Circle of Distinguished Professors of the School of Sciences and Engineering at Tecnológico de Monterrey. She was recognized as Distinguished Citizen by her hometown, Matamoros Coahuila, México.