Brian Aguado

University of Colorado Boulder

Postdoctoral Fellow


Dr. Brian Aguado is currently an NIH and Burroughs Wellcome Fund postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado. His current research is focused on developing precision biomaterials for applications in personalized medicine. Brian completed his MS and PhD in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University and his BS degree in biomechanical engineering from Stanford University. He also obtained his certificate in Management for Scientists and Engineers from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.

Brian is also a dedicated science communicator outside of the lab and seeks to engage underrepresented populations in the sciences. He is the current president of the Postdoctoral Association of Colorado, a seminar series coordinator for CU Café, and recently completed the CU Science Ambassador outreach program. He was also accepted to Harvard University’s annual Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon), organized Northwestern Unviersity’s ComSciCon in Chicago, presented at TEDxNorthwestern in 2015,
served on the organizing committee as a consultant for ComSciCon-Rocky Mountain West, and has presented at the annual Science Communication Symposium in Boulder.