Clinical Associate Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Hananeh Esmailbeigi, Clinical Associate professor at The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) completed her BS degree in Biomedical Engineering at Tehran Polytechnique, Iran. She then moved to the USA and earned her Ph.D. in Bioengineering-Neural Engineering from UIC. She completed her postdoctoral at Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus and continued to work there as an engineer developing neural interfaces before she accepted her faculty position at UIC. Her research interest is developing wearable technologies as sensory enhancement and assistive devices. She is passionate about innovating discreet technologies that foster independence for disabled individuals. She is also the CEO of HideIT Wearables LLC, with the mission of providing the disabled population with the technologies developed in her research in order to promote their inclusion in modern society.