Kristi Anseth is a Distinguished Professor and the Tony Tisone Endowed Chair in Chemical and Biological Engineering. A pioneer in tissue engineering, Anseth is among a select group of scientists and engineers elected to all three National Academies: The National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine. Anseth is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and a member of National Academy of Inventors and the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. She is also a participant and former chair of the NAE’s Frontiers of Engineering symposium. Anseth earned her PhD in chemical engineering from CU Boulder and has been named one of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” scientists.