Dr. Michinao Hashimoto

Dr Michinao Hashimoto's research interest is on low-cost device fabrication and their application in point-of-care setting.


Postdoc, Chemical Engineering, MIT and Boston Children's Hospital (2013)

PhD, Chemical Physics, Microfluids, Harvard University (2009)

B.S, Chemistry, Biochemistry/Biophysics, Mathematics, Honors Associate; Oregon State University (2003)


Research Topics

Multiphase microfluidics
Biomaterials formation
Drug delivery
Development of medical and diagnostic devices



Bosch Fellowship for EuroScience Open Forum, Bosch Foundation, 2010

60th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, Japan Society of Promotion of Sciences, 2010

Fieser Lecture Award, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 2008

Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center Travel Fellowship, Harvard University, 2006

Chemical Physics Student Fellowship, Harvard University, 2005

CUE Award, Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University, 2004


Selected publications

M. Hashimoto, R. Tong, D. S. Kohane, “Microdevices for Nanomedicine,” Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2013, 10(6), 2127-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/mp300652m

M. Hashimoto, R. Langer, D. S. Kohane, “Benchtop fabrication of microfluidic systems based on curable polymers with improved solvent compatibility,” Lab Chip, 2013, 13(2), 252-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2lc40888k

W. Choi, M. Hashimoto, A. K. Ellerbee, X. Chen, K. J. M. Bishop, P. Garstecki, H. A. Stone, and G. M. Whitesides, “Bubbles Navigating through Networks of Microchannels,” Lab Chip, 2011, 11(23), 3970-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c1lc20444k

M. Kubo, X. Li, C. Kim, M. Hashimoto, B. J. Wiley, D. Ham, G. M. Whitesides, “Stretchable Microfluidic Radio Frequency Antenna,” Adv. Mater., 2010, 22(25), 2749-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.200904201

M. Hashimoto, G. M. Whitesides, “Formation of Bubbles in a Multi-section Flow-focusing Junction,” Small, 2010, 6(9), 1051-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.200902164

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