about

OUR Team

Mahsa Keikha, P.Eng

Chief Executive officer

A controls and electrical engineer by training and profession, Mahsa is a PhD researcher in mechatronics engineering at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and is doing research on low level radio frequency (LLRF) at TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre. Over 15 years she employed her skills in different industries and manufacturing. She is founder of Connected Things, a start-up company specializing in providing businesses with simple and flexible IoT (Internet of Things) solutions. She graduated from Science and Technology Commercialization graduate program from Beedie School at SFU. Also, she graduated from Dalhousie University Health Lab2Market program. She is Chief Executive Officer and she is responsible for the making major decision, managing overall operation and resources of the company.

Avid Khamenehfar, PHD

Chief Scientific officer

Avid received her PhD in Bioanalytical Chemistry from Simon Fraser University (SFU), followed by a postdoctoral training at SFU in the Genetics and Molecular Biology particularly for research studies about early stage cancer diagnostics and personalized medicine. She is a recognized leader in the field of microfluidic and has several publications in this area. In addition, she has patented a novel microfluidic device to offer a new way for personalized medicine based on the liquid biopsy of cancer patients. She also graduated from the Science and Technology Commercialization graduate program from the Beedie School of Business at SFU. She has over 15 years academic and industrial/entrepreneurial experience in different biotech sectors. She is the Chief Scientific Officer at CT-Scientific and is responsible for our scientific innovation and development. She currently leads our scientific/technical efforts in developing the Point-of-Care diagnostic test, both internally and externally.

HADI SHAFIEE, PHD

Inventor,Co-founder

Hadi is an Assistant Professor at the Division of Engineering in Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BMH), Harvard Medical School. After receiving training in the development of devices for cell sorting and pathogen detection at Virginia Tech and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, he started his own lab at BWH, HMS in 2014. His work has been recognized by CNN, The Guardian, Boston Globe, CBS News, STAT, New York Times, and many others.