Have you ever been curious about how to get an industrial job or how’s life in the industry? If yes, this is a great opportunity to know more about it and to prepare yourself for your career. We are happy to announce that we will have three experienced speakers in our career/industry panel discussion On Wednesday, October 28 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm to share how they got their industrial jobs and how they have been worked on in their career development. Please join us in the panel discussion if you are interested. 

If you would like to join the panel discussion, please sign-up here

 Zoom ID: 913 0945 0776 , Passcode: 954252 Zoom Link

The following is information about our three speakers.  

Rosie Dutt, PhD student 

Current position: second-year graduate student in the Imaging Science Ph.D. program at WashU.  

Rosie’s research interests focus on neuroimaging analysis techniques in the context of mental health conditions and psychiatric disorders. Prior to moving to the US, Rosie graduated from St George’s University of London with a BSc in Biomedical Sciences, specializing in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Since then, she has completed a MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience at Durham University and an MRes in Bioimaging Science from Imperial College London. Alongside her academics, Rosie is heavily involved with Science communication, journalism, editing and Science policy efforts on a local, national, and international scale; and is regularly invited to give talks and workshops around the globe. Rosie has written for the Times and Sunday Times Newspaper (UK), and holds several roles including: Assistant Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Science Policy and Governance, Contributing Writer for Engineers and Scientists Acting Locally, and Writer/Editor for 500 women scientists

Shivam Shah, PhD 

Current position: Consultant at Slalom Consulting.  

Degree: Biomedical Engineering Ph.D program at WashU  

Shivam was a former president of the BALSA Foundation and has been in that organization for more than four years. He leverages academic engineering and healthcare background to analyze different data landscapes and identify opportunities for research, design, and process improvements. His focus is on creating sustainable and scalable solutions that fit the client landscape while helping clients mature their data and digital strategy. In addition, he likes collaboration and seek interdisciplinary, diverse teams to work with. 

Huzeyfe Yılmaz, PhD 

Current position:  Staff Fellow at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Office of Testing and Research in the Division of Complex Drug Analysis. 

Degree: Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D program at WashU  

Huzeyfe’s research focuses on the development of novel microscopy and spectroscopy techniques for the characterization of complex drugs, biopharmaceuticals, and nanomedicines. Prior to his current role, Dr. Yilmaz was an Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) Fellow at the FDA’s Division of Pharmaceutical Analysis. He received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. His doctoral work was on structural protein based optical microcavities. After receiving his doctorate, he completed a postdoctoral appointment at Professor Singamaneni’s lab at Washington University in St. Louis where he worked on the development of nanomaterial-based sensors.