MIT Forefront

Shreya Dave ’09, SM ’12, PhD ’16

Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, Via Separations

Shreya Dave is the cofounder and CEO of Via Separations, a startup that works to intensify manufacturing and eliminate the energy used in industry. Via was recognized as one of Chemical & Engineering News’s 10 Startups to Watch in 2019 and has received awards from ARPA-E, NSF, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. Dave was named one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators under 35 in 2018. She serves on MIT’s Corporation Development Committee and the board of directors for Greentown Labs. She also is a mentor for Course 2.009, MIT’s product design and development course. Dave earned an SB, SM, and PhD in mechanical engineering and technology and policy from MIT.