Alexandra Rutz, PhD

Alexandra Rutz, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Bridging living systems and technologies for sensing, diagnostic, and therapeutic applications in healthcare by manipulating biological-device interactions


  • 2016: PhD, biomedical engineering, Northwestern University, Chicago


  • 2011 - : Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University, Evanston
  • 2012 - : Biotechnology Training Program grant, Northwestern University
  • 2013 - 2016: National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship,
  • 2016 - 2018: Postdoctoral fellow, electrical engineering, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom