Wedyan Babatain selected as one of MIT Technology Review's "Innovators Under 35: MENA" for 2022


Wedyan Babatain

Martins Bruvelis 

Wedyan Babatain, a postdoctoral fellow in the Tangible Media research group, has been chosen as one of MIT Technology Review's "Innovators Under 35: Middle East and North Africa (MENA)" for 2022. She was recognized for her work on the development of a soft, multifunctional wearable platform using graphene and liquid metal-based electronics.

Dr. Babatain is a graduate of the  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, where she earned a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, and a master of science in electrical engineering, and the University of Delaware, where she received a bachelor of biomedical engineering with a minor in bioelectrical engineering. Her research focuses on developing soft and flexible sensors, actuators, and their fabrication strategies for healthcare and interactive applications.

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