Dr. H. Tom Soh is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Radiology at Stanford University. He received his B.S. with a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science with Distinction from Cornell University, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford. Between 1999 and 2003, he served as a technical manager of MEMS device research group at Bell Laboratories and Agere Systems. Between 2003 and 2015, he was the Ruth Garland Professor at UC-Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials. His laboratory develops synthetic reagents and biosensors to measure biomolecules in complex environments. He is a recipient of numerous awards including MIT Technology Review’s "TR 100" Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, Beckman Young Investigator Award, ALA Innovator Award, NIH Director’s TR01 Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship, NIH Edward Nagy Award, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, and he is a Chan-Zuckerberg Investigator.