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Miss Ayda Afshar
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  • Postgraduate Teaching Assistant
  • Dept of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering Science

Ayda Afshar graduated from Middlesex University with a BEng in Biomedical Engineering. Subsequently, she joined the Biomaterial Processing Laboratory of Professor Mohan Edirisinghe to pursue her PhD research on the production of multifunctional and binary polymeric fibres for a variety of biomedical applications. Ayda accumulated her research for the development of antimicrobial nanofibre wound dressings, nanocomposite polymer fibre scaffolds, and tuneable binary polymeric fibres in a multidisciplinary environment, where she collaborated with the United States and European Institutes to deliver effective discoveries. Ayda also has four years of experience in project management, academic research and writing, teaching, and supervision. With great joy, in recognition of her academic excellence, Ayda has been awarded the prestigious Maryam Mirzakhani Scholarship for Women in STEM. Moreover, Ayda was awarded an honorarium from Taylor & Francis for her successful comprehensive review publication. Furthermore, her outstanding and fluent presentation to a large audience earned her first-place prize at the UCL Mechanical Engineering Conference. 

  Faculty of Engineering Science    , United Kingdom
  Department of Mechanical Engineering    , United Kingdom
  Postgraduate Teaching Assistant    , United Kingdom
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