Josh Eckman is pursuing a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with plans to graduate in May 2006.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude in Business Administration and Asian Studies from the University of Utah in 2004.   During his undergraduate career, he enrolled in a variety of math, physics and engineering courses in preparation for the graduate program.

Josh’s MS work involves the design and fabrication of a multi-layer microfluidic device for high throughput deposition and/or sensing of DNA, proteins, cells, sugars, lipids and other biomolecules.

Josh is one of the co-founders of Wasatch Microfluidics, Inc., a Salt Lake City-based company focused on the application of microfluidics to improve the capabilities of biomedical research.