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Dr. Wendy Shen

Dr. Wendy Shen

Assistant Professor


Wen Shen is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). She is also a faculty member at the Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies at the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute. She attended Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, where she received her B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering and minored in Biological Engineering in 2005. Dr. Shen then pursued her M.S. (2010) and Ph.D. (2011) degrees in Probability & Statistics and Materials Engineering, respectively, from Auburn University, working with Professor Bryan Chin. She then moved to Georgia Institute of Technology (2011) and University of Pennsylvania (2014) as a postdoctoral fellow, working with Professor Mark Allen. Before joining UTA, she was a Senior Research Engineer in the Singh Center of Nanotechnology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are in the development of MEMS based sensors and actuators, such as bio-mimetic devices for physiological-interfacing technology, and those harnessing magnetic sensing methodologies to wirelessly interrogate biological systems.

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