Skye Shepherd
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 2020

Research Interests

I am interested in using microfluidics for point-of-care diagnostics to create substantive impact on medicine and healthcare. My current project will involve using photonic crystal biosensors to detect circulating microRNA for cancer diagnostics.

Research Experience

Boston University Laboratory for Microsystems Technology
Senior Project, Advisors: Dr. Xin Zhang, Ryan McNaughton.
Transepithelial Electrical Resistance Sensor for in vitro Model of the Renal Proximal Tubule

Honors and Awards

Presidential Scholarship, Boston University, 2016