Nanotechnology and Bioelectronics Pioneer, MC10 Co-Founder
Dr. Roozbeh Ghaffari is co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at MC10 Inc. Roozbeh is responsible for defining and developing emerging soft bioelectronics and biosensors at MC10. Roozbeh's efforts have led to the launch of the first ever soft and conformal wearable products: BioStamp® and My UV Patch. Prior to MC10 Inc., Roozbeh helped launch Diagnostics For All, a non-profit organization developing low-cost health diagnostics using paper-based microfluidics technology. Roozbeh is a founding editor of the MIT Entrepreneurship Review and is a Research Scientist in the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics. Roozbeh’s contributions in soft bioelectronics, point-of-care diagnostics and auditory neuroscience have been recognized with the Helen Carr Peake PhD Research Prize, the MIT100K Grand Prize, the Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Grand Prize, and MIT Technology Review Magazine’s Top 35 Innovators Under 35.
Roozbeh has published over 45 academic papers (in Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Science, and PNAS journals) and is inventor on over 60 patent applications and awards. Roozbeh holds B.S. and M.Eng degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology.