Principal Investigator

Samira Shiri, PhD

Biography: Samira Shiri is an assistant professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah. Before joining the U, she was a postdoctoral research associate at Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University. She earned her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University and her B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST).

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  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering at University of Utah, 2022 – present
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University, 2021 – 2022
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Rowland Institute at Harvard University, 2019 – 2021


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, 2019
  •  M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, The City College of New York, 2013
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology of Iran, 2011
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2006