Title: Research Professor
Company: University of Texas, Dallas
Location: Allen, Texas, United States
Shalini Prasad, Research Professor at the University of Texas, Dallas, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in multidisciplinary research.
After receiving a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of California, Riverside in 2004, Dr. Prasad embarked on her career applying technology to health care due to the boom in Silicon Valley at the time. She started as a research assistant at the institution prior to joining Portland State University as an assistant professor. From 2008 to 2010, she served in a similar capacity as a research assistant professor at Arizona State University. She spent a year as an associate professor and the Bomhoff Distinguished Professor in bioengineering at Wichita State University prior to coming to her current role as the Care & Ida Cress Professor at the University of Texas, Dallas Systems Engineering and Management in 2011. In her research and teachings, she specializes in applying engineering concepts to health care.
Dr. Prasad has received grants from both Portland State University and the Association for Laboratory Automation. In 2017, she became a fellow of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Furthermore, she is a member of the IEEE, the SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, the Association for Laboratory Automation, the Biomedical Engineering Society, the Materials Research Society and the American Chemical Society. In addition to Dr. Prasad’s work in variable bio-electronics environmental sensors, biosensors, micro and nanotechnology, she has received patents for cellular biosensors, protein biosensors and their applications, and has patents pending for both hybrid optical biochemical sensors and micro cavity-based biochemical sensors.
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