Principal Investigator

Dena Shahriari, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME)
International Collaborations on Repair Discoveries (ICORD)
Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS)

Education and Training

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. Post Doctoral Fellow at Bioelectronics Laboratory with Prof. Polina Anikeeva. Research Laboratory of Electronics; McGovern Brain Institute

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. PhD in Macromolecular Science and Engineering

University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA. BS in Bioengineering


Charmaine Wong

Lab Coordinator

BS in Biochemistry and Forensic Sciences – University of  British Columbia

Shahriar Shalileh

PhD candidate

UBC Four Year Fellowship Awardee – 2021

MS in Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics – University of Tehran
BS in Electrical Engineering – University of Tehran


Elham Mohseni Vadeghani

PhD student

MS in Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials – Amirkabir University of Technology
BS in Biomedical Engineering – Amirkabir University of Technology


Kenneth Ong

Medical student

BS in Behavioural Neuroscience – With Distinction – University of British Columbia

Adan Moallemi

Masters student

CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (CGS-M) awardee – 2023

BS in Biology – With Distinction – University of British Columbia

Milad Yazdani

PhD student

BS in Electrical Engineering – Sharif University of Technology
BS in Computer Science and Engineering – Sharif University of Technology

Peter Jung

BS student in Biomedical Engineering

Aiden Simard

BS student in Microbiology and Immunology

Brianna Tsuyuki

BS student in Biomedical Engineering


Nadine Truter – Undergraduate researcher and lab coordinator – May 2021-April 2022

Adan Moallemi – Undergraduate researcher – May 2021-April 2022

Walid Alchamaa – BMEG intern – 2022

Alexander GolabUndergradaute researcher – March 2021-Aug 2023. 2023 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research (USRA) awardee.