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Biomedical Microengineering Group

Applying micro and nanoengineering principles to understand and manipulate biology, creating new technologies for biomedical applications.

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Biography

2014-2017: PhD in Bioengineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
2009-2014: MEng Mechanical Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

Chris is a PhD Student in Dr. Will Shu’s research group. Prior to joining this research group, Chris completed his masters in mechanical engineering at Heriot-Watt. During his undergraduate degree Chris has represented in an entrepreneurial placement with MIT in which he lead a team to create insoles for ski boots using 3D printing techniques. His PhD is to develop a microgripper to assess tissue quality in vivo, with particular focus on early stage cancer detection.


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Co-supervisor: Prof. Bob Reuben