Phil guides efforts in clinical translation and assists with forming partnerships within the medical industry. He is also the William J. Brown Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Computational Biology, Biological Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Phil has decades of expertise in cell mechanics, micro- and nano-technology, tissue engineering, and interfacing medicine and technology. In particular, he has worked closely with numerous clinicians in the domains of spine, sleep apnea, and electrophysiology.