Ajay Vishwakarma is an Indian-born cancer biologist and tissue engineer who specializes in the study of immunobiology and immunotherapeutics. Currently pursuing his doctoral thesis at Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science, Harvard Medical School; he is most well-known for two comprehensive textbooks, Biology & Engineering of Stem Cell Niches and Stem Cell Biology & Tissue Engineering in Dental Sciences. Prior to joining PhD program at Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa, Ajay earned his bachelor's in dental surgery at MUHS, master’s in tissue engineering from Cardiff University, UK and completed tissue engineering fellowship at Harvard University and MIT.

In addition to the long-term academic interest; he is committed to translating next generation cell-based therapies and has held key industrial positions in Europe and Asia.