2017 Jose Aceves Salvador
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Jose Aceves Salvador



Jose Aceves Salvador is a senior at MIT studying biology with a minor in chemistry. He was the valedictorian of New Open World Academy in Los Angeles, a Warren Christopher Scholar, and Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholar. During the school year, Jose is a mentor for high school students in the Boston area through MIT's Leadership Training Institute. Sophomore year, he joined a chemical engineering lab to study single-walled carbon nanotubes and their applications. Jose is currently working at the Broad Institute on developing a platform for screening antibiotic combinations for synergistic hits to address the increase in antibiotic resistance in ESKAPE pathogens

High school:  New Open World Academy


College Year Degree
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
0 Ph.D Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
2021 B.S. Biology