January 2020

Ian Thompson is selected for Stanford Engineering’s EE Spotlight.  Congratulations, Ian!

December 2019

Dr. Mahla Poudineh becomes an Assistant Professor (Electrical Engineering) at University of Waterloo.  Congratulations, Mahla!

Dr. Jing Pan becomes an Assistant Professor (Mechanical Engineering) at University of Florida.  Congratulations, PJ!

October 2019

Leighton Wan wins the Agilent Ph.D. Fellowship in Bioengineering – only one of two at Stanford.  Congratulations, Leighton!

July 2019

Dr. Mahla Poudineh receives the UCLA CTSI Translational Science Award for “Next-Generation Enabling Technologies for Diagnosing Disease and Monitoring Therapy.”  Congratulations, Mahla!

April 2019

Sharon Newman is awarded the prestigious NSF Fellowship.  Congratulations, Sharon!

December 2018

Dr. Peter Mage’s work on particle sorting, “Shape-based separation of synthetic microparticles,” has been published in Nature Materials and featured in a recent post by Stanford Engineering.

November 2018

Dr. Gordon’s paper “A direct selection strategy for isolating aptamers with pH-sensitive binding activity” has been selected to be featured in ACS Editors’ Choice in addition to being published in ACS Sensors!

October 2018

Research teams from UCSB with Dr. Mahan and Stanford with Professor Soh have published on a novel way to detect urinary tract infections and sepsis using a smartphone and lab kit. Read the paper or press release for more info!

January 2018

Dr. Amani Hariri (postdoctoral fellow) has won this year’s Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) postdoctoral fellowship.

Congratulations, Amani!

Professor Soh is inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.
There were 3 inductees at Stanford this year, bringing the total to 14.  Congratulations, Tom!

Press Releases:

November 2017

Dr. Amani Hariri (postdoctoral fellow) receives the Pilot and Feasibility Grant through the Stanford Diabetes Research Center (  Congratulations, Amani!

August 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Dong-Wook Park accepts position as an Assistant Professor at Seoul University (South Korea).  Congratulations and good luck, Dong-Wook!!!

Canary Center summer internship student Alex Codik [mentored by Dr. Amani Hariri] wins the Verily Young Scientist Award.  Congratulations to Alex and Amani!

July 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Jia Niu starts his position as an Assistant Professor at Boston College.  Congratulations and good luck, Jia!

June 2017

Dr. Amani Hariri receives Stanford School of Medicine Dean’s Fellowship. Congratulations Amani!

May 2017

Alex Yoshikawa is awarded the prestigious BioX Graduate Student Fellowship.  Congratulations, Alex!

Postdoc Peter Mage’s work is published in Nature Biomedical Engineering!  Read press releases here, here, and here.  Congratulations, Peter!

Nature Biomedical Engineering publishes a News & Views article on Peter’s work.  Read the full article here.

April 2017

Congratulations to postdoc Amani Hariri for winning the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (Chemistry Department) from McGill University!

February 2017

Dr. Jia Niu’s paper in Nature Chemistry is highlighted in C&EN News.  Congratulations, Jia!  Read the full article here.

Professor Soh is selected to be a Chan-Zuckerberg investigator.  Read the full article here.

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