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Samuel K. Sia

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School: 
Engineering
Department: 
Biomedical Engineering
Office: 
363-C Engineering Terrace, 1210 Amsterdam Ave.
Email: 
ss2735@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-7549
Fax: 
212-854-8725
Appointments
  • Co-founder, Claros Diagnostics
Biography

Samuel Sia is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University. His lab focuses on using microfluidics for global health diagnostics and for 3D tissue biology.

He obtained his B.S. in biochemistry at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada), Ph.D. in Biophysics at Harvard University, and postdoctoral fellowship in Chemistry at Harvard University. He was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellow, National Science and Engineering Council of Canada Predoctoral Fellow, and Canadian Institute of Health Postdoctoral Fellow. Since 2005, he has been a faculty member of Columbia University's Biomedical Engineering department. His lab's work has been supported by the NIH, NSF, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, American Heart Association, and World Health Organization. He has been named one of the world's top young innovators by MIT Technology Review, and one of 10 innovators in human health and sustainability by NASA. He is a founder of Claros Diagnostics, a venture capital-backed company that is developing novel point-of-care diagnostics products; the company's first microfluidics product for monitoring prostate cancer growth received European Union regulatory approval in 2010.

Research & Other Works
Article
A General Business Model for Marine Reserves
Report
International Emission Permits: Equity and Efficiency
Report
Who should abate carbon emission?
Report
Global Environmental Risks
Report
Price Uncertainty and Derivative Securities in a General Equilibrium Model
Report
Option and Non-Use Values of Environmental Assets
Report
Believing in Multiple Equilibria
Report
Financial Markets for Unknown Risks
Report
Financial Markets for Unknown Risks
Report
Arbitrage and Equilibrium in Economies with Infinitely Many Securities and Commodities
Report
Robustly Efficient Equilibria in Non-Convex Economies
 
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