WISDM Speaker

Shriya Srinivasan, PhD

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (KI) | Biological Engineering, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology
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Speaking (Panel), Speaking (Presentation), Press Commentary, Co-founding Ventures, Board Seat/Advising, Startup Team Engagement, Academic Collaborations

About Shriya

Shriya Srinivasan, PhD, is a biomedical engineer focused on integrating human physiology with neural interfaces to address neurological diseases. She received her PhD in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics from the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences andTechnology program. Her doctoral research in Dr. Hugh Herr’s Biomechatronics group, designing novel amputation paradigms to restore sensory feedback, has been translated to the clinic and is improving the quality of life for amputees. Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Langer Lab, she is working on ingestible medical devices for neuromodulation. Shriya was the former co-director of MIT Hacking Medicine and is passionate of healthcare entrepreneurship and global health.

STEM Keywords

brain-machine interfaces, innovation & improvement, medical education, motor neuroscience, neural interfacing, neurophysiology, neuroscience, stem education, stem/medical education, women in stem

Country of Origin

United States

Shriya's Innovation Activities

Patent Activity


Other Innovation Activity

MIT Hacking Medicine, MIT Sandbox

Shriya In the News

Bringing Sensation To Bionic Limbs | NPR's Science Friday

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New Limbs That Amputees Can Feel | TEDxBeaconStreet

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Leg nerves activated by light offer new path to restoring mobility

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Shriya Awards

Harvard Society of Fellows

Delsys Prize 2020