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SELECTBIO Conferences 3D-Models for Drug Testing: Organoids & Tissue Chips 2022

Mehdi Nikkhah's Biography

Mehdi Nikkhah, Associate Professor of Bioengineering

Mehdi Nikkhah is currently an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering (SBHSE), Arizona State University (ASU). He completed his postdoctoral fellowship training at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering and M.S. degree in biomedical engineering from Tehran Polytechnic University followed by Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech. His lab’s research interest is focused on the integration of micro- and nano-scale technologies, innovative biomaterials, and biology to better understand the mechanisms of human disease progression and to develop regenerative medicine strategies for treatment of organ/tissue failure. Dr. Nikkhah has published more than 75 journal articles (+10,000 citations, H-index of 46), 8 book chapters and 95 peer-reviewed conference papers and holds 10 US patents and invention disclosures. He has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions during his career including National Academy of Inventors Senior Membership, Arizona Flinn Foundation Award, ASU Biomedical Engineering Outstanding Assistant Professor Award, NSF CAREER Award and so forth. Along with his research endeavors, Dr. Nikkhah is also very passionate to educate the next generation of students and scholars, with specific attention to minority and underrepresented groups, in science and engineering. He has trained more than 65 trainees including postdoctoral fellows, PhD/MS students as well as undergraduate researchers, from a diverse background, in his lab.

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