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Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, Ph.D.

Alisha Sarang-Sieminski

Associate Dean
Professor of Engineering

Milas Hall 256


Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Chemical Engineering, MIT

Select Courses Taught

Senior Capstone in Engineering (SCOPE)
Biomedical Device Design
Topics in Bioengineering


Human-centered design
Cell mechanics


Dr. Alisha Sarang-Sieminski is an associate dean and professor of engineering at Olin College. They have a BS in chemical engineering from MIT, a PhD in bioengineering from University of Pennsylvania, and did their postdoctoral work in the Biological Engineering Division at MIT. Their work has been funded through a predoctoral fellowship from the Whitaker foundation, a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award post-doctoral fellowship from the NSF, and research funding for work at Olin from both the NSF and the NIH.

Dr. Sarang-Sieminski is passionate about undergraduate education and using design to make a difference in people’s lives. Since coming to Olin, they have enjoyed developing a number of new Bioengineering courses including Topics in Bioengineering and Biomedical Device Design. Their research interests involve using low-tech approaches to improving accessibility for people.

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