Aamil Shah

Junior Commercial Translation Associate

Supporting the sciVelo-CTSI collaboration by assisting the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) translational project portfolios with their commercial translation.

Undergraduate Student

Department of Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering

Education and Experience

Aamil is a fourth-year student in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Aamil has done research in environmental biotechnology, including self-healing bioconcrete and microbial fuel cells. He has also worked with biomedical devices in medical product design and biomaterials. He is interested in human-centered engineering, biological design for environmental conservation, and medical product prototyping. In his free time, Aamil enjoys all outdoor activities, meditation, and cooking.


BS, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, expected 2021

Research Experience

Summer Undergraduate Research Intern, Sustainable Design Labs, University of Pittsburgh
Supervisor: Dr. David Sanchez
  • Created comprehensive MATLAB and Excel models to simulate microbial fuel cell activity and electricity generation.

  • Commercial Translation Experience

    Department of Bioengineering

    University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering
  • Working on a bioengineering design project to create portable spacer for pediatric patients to increase asthma treatment compliance.

  • Below are the three areas you need to edit in order to place a new staff profile on the homepage, in the staff profile landing page, and the full staff bio page. These instructions are hidden and will not show up on the public profile page. You can, however, delete this box when you no longer need these instructions. I - Create a new Staff Profile page 1. Go to Posts and click "Add New" 2. Enter the person’s full name and degrees in the “Enter Title Here” field 3. Scroll down to the Muffin Builder section 4. Click on "Templates" 5. Select: "New Staff Profile Template" 6. Select: "REPLACE current builder content" 7. Click: "Use Template" 8. Update content within each Item accordingly. Anything within (parenthesizes) should be updated. 9. Scroll to the LAYOUT section and choose the following options to maintain the appearance of the page and navigation: a. Switch "Hide The Content" button to ON b. For Layout, choose "Right Sidebar" c. For Sidebar, select "Meet Our Translators" 10. Under Categories, choose the appropriate staff role. 11. Click Publish when finished. II - Add new Offer to appear on "Meet the Team" on homepage 1. Under "Offer", click "Add New" 2. Enter the person’s full name in the “Enter Title Here” field. 3. Copy/paste the content from the Body Copy area of another offer into this offer and update accordingly. This will guarantee you get the same look and feel. 4. Choose the appropriate category based on job title. 5. Add the person’s headshot under “Featured Image” and make sure the background is transparent (.png) 6. Update the Post Attribute Order field to keep with the alphabetical order. You will need to view the list of offers to determine the appropriate Order attribute to assign. You will then need to update all the subsequent offers so they continue with the appropriate order. 7. Hit Publish. III - Add new profile to Meet the Team landing page This content will need to be added manually and does not pull from other areas on the site, like the homepage or staff profile pages. You'll need to copy/paste the following code into the appropriate area and update it with the new staff member's information. Stage location: http://stage.scivelo.pitt.edu/meet-our-translators/ Production location: http://scivelo.pitt.edu/meet-our-translators/

    Megan Breski, MS

    Clinical and Translational Science Institute Program Manager

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