Oscar R. Miranda is a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Karp lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST), his work is focused on developing the next generation of drug delivery systems, stem cells based systems and biomaterials for therapeutics applications in biomedicine. In 2010, He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Prof. Vincent M. Rotello’s lab at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where his dissertation was focused on engineering nanoparticles surface for biosensing and other biological applications. He was very privileged to be awarded the William E. McEwen outstanding graduate student award during his stint at UMass-Amherst. In 2005, He obtained a MSc degree in Prof. Temer S. Ahmadi lab at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He research was focused in the effects of intensity and energy of CW-UV light on the nucleation and growth of gold nanorods (AuNRs), where he won the 1st place in Villanova University chapter of SIGMA XI, research day. He obtained his BE in Chemical Engineering from National University of Engineering (UNI) and a postgraduate (MBA) in Marketing from Central American University (UCA) in Nicaragua.
In addition to researches, He enjoys listening to music, watching movies and sports, dancing, traveling, ping pong, tennis, jogging, boxing, martial art, gym, out/in door activities. He eats everything so he likes go to all international restaurants and taste everything including beers!