Prof. Ramadi is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at New York University (NYU), and Director of the Laboratory for Advanced Neuroengineering and Translational Medicine at NYU Abu Dhabi. His research focuses on developing non-invasive technologies for neuromodulation, towards more effective therapies for neurological, endocrine, and immune disorders. Before this, he was a NIH F32 Ruth Kirschstein Postdoctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is a former director of MIT Hacking Medicine, a group dedicated to enhancing healthcare entrepreneurship, and currently is the Regional Director for the MENA region. Prof. Ramadi is also a guest instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Prof. Ramadi is passionate about increasing the translation of fresh ideas and concepts from bench to bedside through research and entrepreneurship. He has been named a TED junior fellow, MIT Sandbox Innovation Fellow, and a Koch Convergence Scholar. He has received multiple honors including the MRS Silver Graduate Student Award, Stanford Medicine X Healthcare Design Award, MIT IDEAS Global Challenge award, and a NASA Aeronautics Scholarship. He holds a PhD Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics from the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology division, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and BS in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering from the Pennsylvania State University.