Latifah Almaghrabi

Latifah graduated from Georgia Tech in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. She received a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from KAUST in 2020. In the Photonics Laboratory at KAUST, she studied the electrical characteristics of lower-dimensional materials, including GaN-based nanowires. Currently, she is a dual ECE Ph.D. student at CMU and the University of Aveiro. Latifah is co-advised by Prof. LeDuc from CMU and Dr. Paula Marques and Prof. Pedro Fonseca from the University of Aveiro. Her research focuses on studying and modeling ECM-based neural scaffolds for spinal cord injuries. For her thesis, she is investigating sustainable powering solutions for implanted medical devices.