Efie Kokkoli is a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and a core member of the Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University. She received her Diploma in Chemical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and did her postdoc at the University of Minnesota and the University of California, Santa Barbara. Efie is a targeted drug delivery specialist. She engineers innovative functionalized biomaterials and targeted nanoparticles for the delivery of therapeutics to help transform methods of cancer treatment.