Casim Sarkar is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007. Prior to that he was a Graduate Fellow with the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation. In 2006 he joined the staff of the University of Pennsylvania as an Assistant Professor. In 2011 he earned the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.
Sarkar is a Big Think Delphi Fellow.