Khalil Ramadi

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: kramadi@nyu.edu
Education: PhD, SM Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Areas: Neuroengineering; Translational Medicine; Medical Devices; Drug delivery


Prof. Khalil Ramadi is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Director of the Laboratory for Advanced Neuroengineering and Translational Medicine at NYU Abu Dhabi. He is also a Global Network Professor of Biomedical and Mechanical engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His work focuses on developing new tools and technologies for treatment of a variety of neurologic, endocrine, and immune disorders.

Prof. Ramadi was previously a Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics from MIT, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

He is a former Director of MIT Hacking Medicine (HM), a group dedicated to teaching healthcare entrepreneurship and creating novel solutions to pressing healthcare problems. MIT HM programs have spawned 50+ companies worldwide collectively raising $250M+ in funding (as of 2019). Prof. Ramadi served as Director of HM in 2016-2017 and founded its Research Division.

Prof. Ramadi has been named a TED junior fellow, MIT Sandbox Innovation Fellow, and a Koch Convergence Scholar. He has received multiple honors including the NIH F32 Ruth Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship, BMES Career Development Award, MRS Silver Graduate Student Award, MIT IDEAS Global Challenge award, and a NASA Aeronautics Scholarship.