About Ahmed

Ahmed is a current Ph.D. candidate in Bioengineering at Rice University. He has also taught medical device design and development and technology entrepreneurship classes in the past.

He currently works as the lead software engineer for SensoDx, LLC, a new medical micro-device company that specializes in the commercialization of powerful, yet affordable, chip-based diagnostic devices that are suitable for a broad range of essential clinical applications.

He is leading the effort to incorporate web connectivity into the SensoDx Programmable Bio-Nano-Chip platform, a tabletop medical device that provides comprehensive biomarker analysis at the point-of-care. He is also currently serving as a full-stack developer (Node/Angular JS, HTML, CSS, MongoDB, AWS) in creating the SensoDx WebPortal, a web interface for patients and health providers to view snapshots from biomarker-derived health assessments.

Ahmed is the founder of Rice Coalition on Hunger and Homelessness, a student-led service and advocacy group focused on tackling poverty and homelessness in Houston, TX. They have raised over $30,000 for organizational initiatives.

His other interests include social entrepreneurship, social policy, meditation, and literature.

Fun Facts:

  • He is a total junkie for all new-age, inner-peace, mindfulness stuff
  • His birthday is on Valentine’s Day
  • He has no spleen

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