Zurich Research Laboratory, Rüschlikon, Switzerland
Govind Kaigala joined IBM Research - Zurich in May 2010 where he works on the Experimental Biosciences activities of the laboratory. His research interests include the development of microsystems and assays for on-chip chemical and biomolecule analysis applied to medical and environmental applications.
Previously he was a postdoctoral fellow at the microfluidics laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University and at the Stanford Medical School, USA. He received both his Ph.D and M.Eng from the University of Alberta, Canada in 2008. Prior to his graduate studies, he was as a hardware design engineer working on optical systems and the design of fault tolerant communication networks.
He has authored and co-authored 25 publications, 40 conference proceedings/abstract, and 8 patent applications.