Shah, Sameer B.

Sameer Shah
Visiting Assistant Professor
3236 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Bldg.
Phone: 
301-405-9958
Fax: 
301-314-6868
Research Interests: 
  • Function, dysfunction, and plasticity of the nervous and muscular systems for applications in nerve regeneration/repair
  • Neurodegenerative conditions and device implantation
Education: 
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2002
  • BA Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Background: 

Dr. Shah leads the Neuromuscular Bioengineering Laboratory at the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

Sameer Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Sameer completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in Bioengineering in 2002 under the mentorship of Dr. Richard Lieber, for his research on biomechanical roles of skeletal muscle intermediate filaments.

Sameer stayed on at UCSD for his post-doctoral training with Dr. Larry Goldstein, in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, researching mechanisms of neuronal degeneration and modeling axonal transport.

Professional Memberships: 
  • Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) Graduate Program
  • Biological Sciences (BISI) Graduate Program (Physiology Concentration)
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Institution: 
University of Maryland, College Park