Shreyas Shah completed his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (2010) and Ph.D. in Chemistry & Chemical Biology (2015) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. His doctoral research focused on developing nanomaterial-based approaches to manipulate cellular behaviors for applications in neural regeneration, drug delivery and optogenetics. His work has been published in numerous high impact peer-reviewed journals, and has received numerous awards and honors in recognition of his achievements including the Reid Fellow Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Doctoral Research, Van Dyke Award for Excellence in Research and the NSF-IGERT on Stem Cells Fellowship. He was invited to join the world-renown Bell Labs in 2015, where he has launched a pioneering new research program in Physiological Communications. He is currently exploring new methodologies to extend beyond vital sign monitoring towards real-time monitoring of human biochemistry.