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Research Engineer, Biochemistry - Genome Center
Bio Rahim Esfandyarpour received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2010 and 2014 respectively. Currently he is an Engineering Research Associate at Stanford Genome Technology Center, Stanford Biochemistry Department and Stanford Medical School. With a multidisciplinary background, Dr. Esfandyarpour is leading his group of scientists and engineers working on several cutting-edge research projects in biomedical field. His research covers a broad swath of engineering disciplines, interfacing micro/nanotechnology, nanoscience and nanoelectronics, micro/nanofabrication, micro/nanoscale semiconductors device physics, NEMS and MESM, flexible and wearable technologies, with applications in health monitoring, molecular and cellular detection, and energy harnessing. Specifically, his research at Stanford University focuses on using micro/nanotechnology for biomedical applications by applying innovative engineering solutions to develop next generation technologies (e.g. portable and wearable IOT bio devices) that address the major challenges in life science discovery and to bring accessible technology-based solutions to medicine. He has near a decade of extensive experience in development of novel biomedical platforms for variety of biological applications, essential for enabling precision medicine, including continues health monitoring, early diagnostics, and effective treatment of lethal diseases such as cancer. Dr. Esfnadyarpour has authored papers in journals including PNAS, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Sensors & Actuators B, Biomicrofluidics, and Nanotechnology. His work was highlighted in New Scientist, Yahoo News, BBC World Service, Popular Science, Gizmodo, Europa Press, Nature news, Science Daily, Azonano, Engineer Online, Helthcareitnews, StanfordMedNews, Tech Times, Physics.org, Labnews and several others.