Shirin Mesbah Oskui is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard University/Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Previously, Shiring was a PhD student in the Grover Lab in the Department of Bioengineering at UCR. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied flow dynamics in freshwater and marine ecosystems. Before joining the Grover Lab, Shirin worked as a graduate student researcher in the Vafai Lab studying transport phenomena in porous media. Her research in the Grover Lab included developing tools for precise, real-time measurement of micro-scale pathogens and pollutants affecting our air and water systems.