Headshot of Hai-Quan Mao. He has salt and pepper short hair and is wearing square, black framed glasses. He is also wearing a blue and white horizontal striped shirt, dark blue tie, and gray suit jacket.

Hai-Quan Mao


Hai-Quan Mao became director of INBT in February 2022 and was previously associate director since January 2016. He is a professor in the Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University with appointments in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Translation Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research interests are in polymeric nanomaterials for regenerative engineering, therapeutic delivery, and immunoengineering. Dr. Mao received his PhD in polymer chemistry in 1993 from Wuhan University and postdoctoral training in biomedical engineering in 1998 from Johns Hopkins University.

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