Tamer Mohamed, MASc
President & Chief Executive Officer
An entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, and co-founder of Aspect Biosystems, Mr. Mohamed has played a leading role in the company's overall corporate, business, and technology development. In his previous appointment as Chief Technology Officer of Aspect Biosystems, Mr. Mohamed drove the innovation and development of the company's core technologies and intellectual property. He was integral to the company's research and development and is a co-inventor of all of Aspect's patents. Mr. Mohamed earned his B.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and M.A.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC. While completing his M.A.Sc. degree, he co-founded Aspect Biosystems. He started his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC, but left the program to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions and focus his efforts on building and growing Aspect Biosystems.
Konrad Walus, PhD, PEng
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Walus has broad research experience working in microsystems and nanotechnology including over 75 publications on these topics. He was awarded the 2004 Alberta Science and Technology Leaders of Tomorrow Award. He co-founded the Microsystems and Nanotechnology (MiNa) group at UBC, one of Canada’s leading clusters in this area and co-developed the Nanotechnology and Microsystems Undergraduate Program in ECE at UBC. Dr. Walus serves on the Board of Directors for the Medical Device Development Centre, a non-profit incubator focusing on the commercialization of medical devices.
Sam Wadsworth, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Wadsworth is a world leader in the field of human airway engineering and has published many peer-reviewed papers on related research. Dr. Wadsworth completed his Ph.D. in respiratory cell biology at the University of Nottingham, UK, and was previously a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the UBC's Centre for Heart Lung Innovation. Since 2011, Dr. Wadsworth has spearheaded the BioAirway Research Offering New Concepts in Health (BRONCH) partnership, an inter-disciplinary, cross-Canada research project to develop in vitro 3D human airway tissues.
Simon Beyer, MASc
Chief Operating Officer
Simon received a B.A.Sc. in Nanotechnology and a M.A.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UBC. Simon has broad experience developing printing systems for unique applications including printed electronics and self-assembling nano-materials. In 2012, Simon started his PhD, where his research led to the co-invention of Aspect's proprietary Lab-on-a-printer™ technology. As co-founder of Aspect Biosystems, Simon plays an integral role in the building of the company.