Dr. Ivan Dimov is currently a Visiting Instructor and Siebel Scholar at the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, and a Research Scientist at the BioPOETS Lab at U.C. Berkeley. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Valparaiso. Dr. Dimov received his B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the Technical University Federico Santa Maria (UTFSM), Valparaiso Chile in 2004. He then completed his Ph.D. in Applied Physics at the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, Dublin City University in Ireland. He is the co-founder of the Robotics Research and Development Center at UTFSM and the Center for Hospital Technologies (CTH) at the University of Valparaiso. He is also a co-founder of several start-up companies, including Bioatomatizacion and BlobCode Ltda. Both companies are based on novel technologies developed at the Robotics Center UTFSM and the University of Valparaiso. His current research includes micro total analysis systems (uTAS), microfluidics and cell-based microdevice assays. Dr. Dimov is the author of over 20 technical publications and 7 international patents.