· PROFILE ·

Mary Amasia, PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Faculty
mary.amasia@m-iti.org

Expertise Areas:
automated diagnostic systems, biosensor detection, microfabrication
Research Projects:

automated diagnostic systems, biosensor detection, microfabrication


Mary Amasia has a PhD in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science from Columbia University. 

With an extensive experience in leading international multi-team collaborations with industrial partners; 7 years experience in the design, fabrication, and validation of polymer meso- and microfluidic systems; Industrial R&D experience in biopharmaceutical and environmental consulting companies; Cross-functional engineering skills in product development and systems integration of automated environmental testing devices and in vitro diagnostics (IVDs).

Since 2015, Mary has been developing her research at the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, where she headed team efforts in the product development of a low-cost high-throughput DNA sequencing instrument as part of an international collaboration with academic and industrial partners; Established the fabrication and characterization technology infrastructure required for a new group research focus; Designed, fabricated and characterized integrated fluidic devices for medical diagnostics and biomedical applications, including cell-based HIV diagnostics, hematology analysis, and nucleic acid analysis systems.