BMEN 6351 – Biomedical MicrodevicesBMEN 6355 (MSEN 6355) – Nanotechnology and Sensors

Dr. Shalini Prasad

Principal Investigator

Dr. Shalini Prasad is a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering graduate program. She has been with The University of Texas at Dallas since 2011. She also holds adjunct appointments in the Departments of Materials Science and Physics at the University of Texas, Dallas and in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Madras, India in 2000 and obtained her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Riverside in 2004.

Prior to UT Dallas, she held a number of academic positions at Portland State University, Arizona State University and Wichita State University. Among many other honors, she was awarded with Bomhoff Distinguished Professor and Cecil and Ida Green Professor endowment in Bioengineering and Systems Biology. Dr. Prasad is currently the Director of Biomedical Microdevices and Nanotechnology Laboratory, which primarily focuses on multi-disciplinary research work in the areas of biosensors and bioelectronics which encompass wearable sensors, point-of-care technologies, lab-on-a-chip based devices and gas sensors.