Research Engineer, Bioengineering Department, Stanford University
Stefano Rensi is a PhD candidate in the Bioengineering department at Stanford University. Prior to his time at Stanford, he worked in industry as a benchtop R&D scientist developing a handheld point of care biosensor platform; and prior to that, he completed a BS in Bioengineering at UC San Diego. His doctoral research focuses on computational representation, organization, and search of chemical information to support the discovery and development of new medicines. In addition to working as a bioscience researcher, he has held roles in enterprise software sales, IT support, and broadcast news. His areas of interest are artificial intelligence, biotechnology, pharmacogenomics and personalized/precision medicine, IP and regulatory strategy, product design, and entrepreneurship.