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Hire Dr. Nicholas A.
United States
USD 170 /hr

Materials Scientist and Biomedical Engineer | Python and Matlab Proficient

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing, Copywriting, Newswriting
Research Feasibility Study, Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Algorithm Design-Non ML, Data Visualization
Product Development Formulation, Stability/Shelf Life Testing
Work Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Pennsylvania

June 2018 - Present

Medical Device Fabrication Scientist

University of Melbourne

January 2017 - June 2018

Graduate Student Researcher

University of Melbourne

February 2012 - January 2017

Tissue Engineer (Bioengineering Co-op Student)

Cook Medical (MyoSite)

March 2010 - March 2011


PhD in Physics (Materials Science)

University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia)

February 2012 - January 2017

Bachelors of Bioengineering; Minor in Chemistry

University of Pittsburgh

August 2006 - August 2011

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(2018). Cooling of Miniature Electronic Systems Using Diamond Circuit Boards . Proceedings of the 17th InterSociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, ITherm 2018. p. 340-344.
Maturana, M.I., Apollo, N.V., Garrett, D.J., Kameneva, T., Maturana, M.I., Apollo, N.V., Garrett, D.J., Kameneva, T., Meffin, H., Ibbotson, M.R., et al.(2015). The effects of temperature changes on retinal ganglion cell responses to electrical stimulation . Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. 2015-November. p. 7506-7509.
Apollo, N., Grayden, D.B., Burkitt, A.N., Meffin, H., Kameneva, T.(2013). Modeling intrinsic electrophysiology of AII amacrine cells: Preliminary results . Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS. p. 6551-6554.
(2016). Development of a Magnetic Attachment Method for Bionic Eye Applications . Artificial Organs. 40. (3). p. E12-E24.
Zhan, H., Garrett, D.J., Apollo, N.V., Ganesan, K., Lau, D., Prawer, S., Cervenka, J.(2016). Direct fabrication of 3D graphene on nanoporous anodic alumina by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition . Scientific Reports. 6.
Ahnood, A., Fox, K.E., Apollo, N.V., Lohrmann, A., Garrett, D.J., Nayagam, D.A.X., Karle, T., Stacey, A., Abberton, K.M., Morrison, W.A., et al.(2016). Diamond encapsulated photovoltaics for transdermal power delivery . Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 77. p. 589-597.
(2015). Optimizing the Electrical Stimulation of Retinal Ganglion Cells . IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 23. (2). p. 169-178.
(2014). Assessing residual visual function in severe vision loss . Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 55. (3). p. 1332-1338.
Opie, N.L., Ayton, L.N., Apollo, N.V., Ganesan, K., Guymer, R.H., Luu, C.D.(2014). Optical coherence tomography-guided retinal prosthesis design: Model of degenerated retinal curvature and thickness for patient-specific devices . Artificial Organs. 38. (6).