Tuncay Alan, PhD, is Senior Lecturer, Director of Industry Engagement and Deputy Director of Research Training at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Monash University. He has over 15 years’ experience in advanced nano-manufacturing, which he combines with microfluidics and acoustics to develop unique biomedical technologies and scientific tools. He was awarded his PhD in Engineering (Theoretical and Applied Mechanics) from Cornell University (NY, US) in 2007. Prior to joining Monash University, he worked at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) and University College London (UK). In 2015 he was a visiting scientist at the Paul Scherrer Institut (Villigen, Switzerland).