EDUCATION/TRAINING

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Rice University, Houston, TX
Advisor: Dr. Jennifer West, Department of Bioengineering; 2004-2005
PhD, Electrical Engineering (Bioelectrical Concentration), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Advisor: Dr. Robert Langer, Department of Chemical Engineering; 09/2004
MS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; 01/2001
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Graduated with Highest Honors; 05/1998

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 07/2015-pres
Associate Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 09/2012-06/2015
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, Holder of the Ray Nesbitt Development Professorship IV, Department of Chemical Engineering, 09/2011-08/2012
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Holder of the Ray Nesbitt Development, Professorship IV Department of Chemical Engineering, 08/2005-08/2011
Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 08/2005-08/2012
Faculty Member, Texas A&M University, Materials Science and Engineering Program, 08/2006-08/2012

HONORS AND AWARDS

NAE 2010 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Participant 2010
NSF CAREER Award 2010-2015
ASEE GSW Young Faculty Award 2009
College of Engineering Select Young Faculty Award 2009
ACS PROGRESS/Dreyfus Lectureship Award 2008
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship 1999-2002
John Linvill Fellowship 2000
Jodie Isenhower Presidential Scholarship National Science Scholar 1997