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Nabi is a professor, innovator and academic scientist working on developing tools and materials to be able to convert injectable drugs into oral drugs; what he prefers to describe as “Eating the UnEaten”. Nabi delivers his talk in parts Bengali(translated) and English, a “youth bulge” country program talk spanning youth/communities in Boston, Dhaka, the globe.


About the Speaker

Md Nurunnabi

Md Nurunnabi

Nabi is TEDxYouth BeaconStreet’s first Youth Bulge Country Program Speaker. He will be giving a mixed language talk from our stage and he is mobilizing Bangladeshi youth to participate in the live-streamed TEDxYouth talks and to engage with the live audience in Boston.

Nabi is a Postdoctoral Fellow within John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. He received M.S. and Pd.D. from Korea National University of Transportation in Chemical & Biological Engineering and Bioengineering, respectively. Prior that, he completed B.S. in Pharmacy at the University of Development Alternative. In the meantime, he has been involved in co-founding start-up (KB BioMed Inc) and industrial research in South Korea. His research interest focuses on the incorporation of knowledge and tools from engineering, materials, and biology to overcome an existing barrier in targeting delivery of therapeutics and monitoring therapeutic progress non-invasively.

He was born and raised in a farmhouse in Bangladesh and walked 6 miles/day daily to be able to attend his middle school and high school. He ended up being one of the highly productive and translational scientists with 50+ publications, 10+ patents, editorial board in American Chemical Society’s journal and published a book through Elsevier. Nabi will explore the power of curiosity to transcend place and the pathways of his research.