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Future perspectives in transplantation

Wednesday September 14, 2022 - 17:40 to 19:10

Room: A

PL4.3 Bio artificial organs for transplantation - how far are we from clinical use?

Iris V. Rivero, United States

Kate Gleason Professor and Department Head
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Rochester Institute of Technology

Biography

Dr. Iris V. Rivero is the Kate Gleason Professor and Department Head of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She also directs the iMED Lab (Interdisciplinary Manufacturing Engineering and Design). She received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering from Penn State University. Prior to RIT, she was at Iowa State University where she served as Director of Graduate Education and Associate Chair. Dr. Rivero initiated her career at Texas Tech University where she still holds an Adjunct Associate Professor position with the Department of Surgery of the Health Sciences Center. Her research expertise includes additive and hybrid manufacturing processes, design of additive manufacturing alloys, and biomanufacturing. She has industrial experience in the fields of advanced manufacturing systems and materials at Detroit Diesel Corporation and Honeywell Engines & Systems. In addition, she participated as a faculty fellow at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. She is a senior member and fellow of The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).

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