Associate Professor, Queen’s University
Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr. Carlos Escobedo
Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University. He received his BSc from UNAM (2000), Mexico, his MSc from University of Toronto (2002) and PhD form University of Victoria (2011), Canada. He worked in the R&D biomedical industry between 2002 and 2007, as Head of Mechanical Engineering of Innovamedica R&D, focusing on the development of a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), which has been successfully implanted in patients. He has lectured at four different universities in Canada and Mexico since 2002. From 2011 to 2013, he was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow with tenure at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich, Switzerland. He served as Technical Chair in MEMS and Nanotechnology for the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering (CSME) for 4 years. He was awarded the prestigious Early Research Award (Government of Ontario) in 2018, the competitive Excellence in Research Award (Queen's University) in 2019 and most recently the Engineering Society Golden Apple Award (teaching).