Curriculum Vitae

Here's a link to my CV. Below are key highlights.

EDUCATION

2017 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ph.D. Biological and Biomedical Engineering,
Advisor: David Juncker
Thesis:
3D-printed Capillaric Circuits for Autonomous Liquid Delivery

2011 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
MS.c. Biomedical Engineering
Advisor:
Chris Backhouse
Thesis:
Towards a portable and inexpensive lab-on-a-chip device for point of care applications

2008 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
BS.c. (with Distinction) Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Option)

RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

2020 – now Acting Assistant Professor
University of Washington, Mechanical Engineering Department
Member, Center for AIDS Research
Member,
Institute for Translational Health Sciences

2018 – 20 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Washington,
Mechanical Engineering Department
Mentor:
Jonathan Posner (Mechanical & Chemical Engineering, Family Medicine)
Co-mentor:
Paul Drain (Epidemiology, Global Health, Medicine, Public Health)

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS

2021 Lange/van Tongeren IAS-ANRS Prize for Young Investigators

2021 University of Washington Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

2021 Selected in the inaugural class of Black Trailblazers in Engineering Fellows by Purdue University

2021 Featured in Cell Mentor's List of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists

2020 – 22 University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research New Investigator Award

2019 – 20 Mistletoe Research Fellowship Unfettered Research Grant

2019 1st Place, Elevator Speech Contest, American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting (Video)

2017 – 18 MITACS Elevate Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship

2017 Québec Étudiant-Chercheur étoiles (Star Student Researcher)

2017 1st Place in Shark Tank Competition at MicroTAS 2017 Conference (Video)

2017 Top 15, Canada-wide NSERC Science Action! Video Competition (Video)