Ashkan Vaziri, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, BioSensics
Dr. Vaziri is a Founder and CEO of BioSensics, an FDA-registered medical device company focused on the development of wearable sensor and digital health technologies for clinical trials and research. Dr. Vaziri work presents a unique combination of academic research, product development, and small business experience. He co-founded BioSensics in 2007, when he was a Research Associate and Lecturer at the Harvard School of Engineering. Till 2019, Dr. Vaziri was a tenured Professor of Engineering at Northeastern University, where his research was mainly focused on materials science, biomechanics, computational modeling and numerical simulations. Dr. Vaziri has authored 150+ journal papers and over 250+ conference proceedings with 10k+ citations (h-index=58), 6 issued/pending patents, and served as Principal Investigator on 25+ NIH/NSF-funded projects (totaling $50M+ of funding).