Dr. Mahla Poudineh

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Core Member, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology


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office: 519.888.4567 x33319
email: mahla.poudineh@uwaterloo.ca

Research Interest

  • Real-time bio-sensing approaches for detection of small molecules

  • Microfluidic-based integrated devices for therapeutics and diagnostics purposes

  • Implantable micro-devices for biomedical applications

  • Circulating tumor cell phenotypic characterization

  • Stem cell profiling and characterization

  • Translating biomedical devices for clinical use

  • Silicon micro-machining for developing bio-MEMS and bio-NEMS devices



NE 479-T03, Nanobiotechnology and Microfluidic System (Winter 2020)

University of Waterloo, Nanotechnology Program


Assistant Professor (January 2020-present)

University of Waterloo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Waterloo, ON


Postdoctoral Fellow (April 2018-November 2019)

Stanford University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Stanford, CA


Postdoctoral Fellow (February 2017-April 2018) 

University of Toronto, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Toronto, ON


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering (2012-2016)

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

M.Sc., Electrical Engineering (2010-2012)                                                                                                

University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

B.Sc., Electrical Engineering (2006-2010) 

University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran                                                                                               



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