Waseem Asghar, PhD.
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University
Postdoctoral Fellowships, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard-MIT HST (07/2012 – 04/2014)
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University (05/2014 – 08/2014)
PhD (Electrical Engineering), University of Texas at Arlington (Spring 2012)
BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore Pakistan (Fall 2007)
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Dr. Waseem Asghar is working as an Associate Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, and Director of Asghar Lab: Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine; http://faculty.eng.fau.edu/asghar/ (Sep 2014 – Present). Previously, he held a postdoctoral appointment at Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard University (July 2012-April 2014). Later he joined Stanford School of Medicine as Research Fellow before joining FAU. Dr. Asghar’s research interests lie in the areas of point-of-care medical devices, biosensors, smart-phone based imaging, microfluidics, and wearable devices. He has published over 75 peer reviewed journal papers, over 50 conference proceedings, 4 book chapters, and 4 patent applications. Dr. Asghar has received various international and national awards; “2023 Researcher of the Year Award by FAU”, “2022 Senior Faculty Research Award, College of Engineering and Computer Science“, “2022 Distinguished Engineering Educator Award, the Engineers’ Council”, “2020 NSF CAREER Award”, “2020 New Faculty Researcher Award by ASEE SE”, “2020 Researcher of the Year Award by FAU”, “Outstanding STEM Educator Award, by The Engineers’ Council 2018”, “Humanity in Science Award 2016”, and “Faculty Mentoring Award 2015”. His research work has received excellent media attention and was recognized by many premier magazines including Newsweek, Wired UK, Popular Science, Sciencedaily, and Engadget alongwith many others. Dr. Asghar has been invited by various TV news channels to talk about his research including West Palm Beach TV (WPTV), and WPLG news. He have also been invited to talk about biosensors on a live radio program, “Doctor’s Radio, NY”, and National Public Radio (NPR), Miami. Dr. Asghar is a fellow of the International Academy of Nanotechnology.