Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD, SM Massachusetts Institute of Technology; BS The Pennsylvania State University
Research Areas: Neuroengineering; Translational Medicine; Medical Devices; Drug delivery
Dr. Khalil Ramadi will join NYUAD as an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering in 2020. His research centers on translational engineering of microinvasive therapies for a variety of neurologic, metabolic, and immune disorders. His work focuses on novel technologies for targeted neuroengineering through a combination of mechanical, electrical, and materials approaches.
Prior to joining NYUAD, Dr. Ramadi was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanical Engineering at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics from MIT and Harvard Medical School, SM in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and BS in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering from The Pennsylvania State University.
He has received multiple honors, including the MRS Silver Graduate Student Award, Stanford Medicine X Healthcare Design Award, MIT IDEAS Global Challenge award, and a NASA Aeronautics Scholarship. Khalil served as director of MIT Hacking Medicine, a student group dedicated to enhancing healthcare entrepreneurship, and was named an MIT Sandbox Innovation Fellow, and Koch Institute Convergence Scholar. Khalil is also a 2020 TED Fellow.