Shreya Dave

President & CEO of Via Separations

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Technology & Policy

Dr. Shreya Dave is the Co-Founder & CEO of Via Separations, working to intensify manufacturing, and eliminate the energy used in industry. Via was recognized as one of C&EN’s 10 startups to watch in 2019, and has received awards from ARPA-E, NSF, and MassCEC. Shreya was awarded Technology Review’s 35 Innovators under 35 in 2018. Shreya holds Bachelors, Masters’ and Doctoral degrees from MIT in Mechanical Engineering and Technology & Policy. She also enjoys serving on MIT’s Corporate Development Committee, the board of directors for Greentown Labs, and mentoring in MIT’s product design and development course, 2.009.


What are you most proud of in your work or life?

Today, I’m proud of the collaborative spirit of Via Separations.


What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Building/creating things: communities, baked goods, knitting projects, companies.


Do you have a personal motto or other words to live by?

Design everything


Favorite snack food?

Chips and salsa, hands down.