Tavia Walsh, MASc
Tavia Walsh is a biomedical engineer with 4M Biotech, involved in developing new technologies for the testing and validation of the GelDerm smart dressing. With an interest in 3D printing of biomaterials and electrical and mechanical design, she has published in the Polymer Testing, Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine, and Advanced Therapeutics. Tavia obtained her BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and holds a MASc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria. During her graduate studies, Tavia researched wound care strategies using bioactive sutures and thread-based biosensors. Outside work, Tavia enjoys art and its connection with human factors engineering in medical devices and exploring Vancouver Island through trail running and hiking.