Khalil is currently a PhD Candidate in the Health Science and Technology department at MIT and Harvard Medical school, studying Medical Engineering and Medical Physics. Khalil has extensive experience in designing and developing medical devices. His current project is focused on developing implantable devices for chronic neural drug delivery. Khalil holds a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering from the Pennsylvania State University.
Khalil also served as Co-Director of MIT Hacking Medicine (2016-2017), a student group dedicated to enhancing the creation of novel solutions to pressing healthcare problems across the world. MIT Hacking Medicine events have created 30+ companies, and raised $100M+ in seed funding. Khalil has been instrumental in establishing long-term Hacking Medicine partnerships to seed innovation in various organizations such as the National Health Service in the UK