Bijan Najafi, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Dr Najafi is currently serving with the Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery as a tenured Professor and Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy and Director of Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP). He completed his Ph.D. in Bioengineering followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Applied Biomechanics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Tech (Lausanne, Switzerland) and in Neuroscience at Harvard University. Dr. Najafi’s career has focused on developing technologies that improve stability, healing, and mobility worldwide through research and the mentorship of young scientists and engineers and collaboration with clinical and industrial partners. He published over 200 scientific publications with more than 8900 citations, 20+ issued/pending/provisional patents, and have been PI or a key investigator on over 60 industrial, national and international grants ($70M+).