ID2015 - 3:30p - Brooks - What does collaboration look like?
Dr. Brooks is a Surgical Oncologist practicing at the University of Pennsylvania. He has a special interest in translational engineering research, that is the application of new technologies to address problems in surgery and medicine. He has formed multiple successful collaborative teams in many areas of engineering including computer science, plasma physics, material science, electrical and mechanical engineering. He has co-authored 8 patent applications and these have led to 3 start-up companies, all with varied degrees of success. He enjoys mentoring engineering as well as medical students in the area of medical device development.