Bio


Dr. Nassir Mokarram is a passionate bioengineer with over ten years of research experience in polymer-based medical devices, neural tissue engineering, and brain tumor therapeutics. The department of Biomedical Engineering has been his home base for years. He has served the department at Georgia Tech/Emory University as research faculty and more recently, as an assistant research professor at Duke University. Besides academia, he has been involved with the development of medical technologies ranging from endovascular occlusion gel to suprachoroidal drug delivery system. Most recently, he has been leading a clinical translation of a novel nanofiber-based catheter for removing brain tumors.

Dr. Mokarram is currently an innovation fellow at Stanford Biodesign. Stanford Biodesign is training world-class innovative people who are reinventing the future of healthcare. This fellowship provides the most in-depth training experience in health technology innovation. All are multidisciplinary experiences that involve hands-on health technology projects with the help of Biodesign faculty and our industry experts.

Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Institute of Technology (2015)
  • Master of Science, Amirkabir University of Technology (2009)