Keisha Castillo-Torres

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Post-Graduate
Current member
Advisors: 
Department: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Education

Degree: 
Bachelor of Science
Program of study: 
Electrical Engineering
Graduation year: 
2015

Degree: 
Master of Science
Program of study: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduation year: 
2020

Degree: 
Doctorate
Program of study: 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduation year: 
2020

Degree: 
Post Doctorate

Bio:

Keisha Y. Castillo-Torres is a post-doctoral research associate within the Interdisciplinary Microsystems Group (IMG) and the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Florida. Keisha obtained her B.S. degree (2015) in electrical engineering at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (2020) also in electrical engineering at the University of Florida. She has been working under the advisement of Dr. David Arnold since 2015 on the application of magnetic microdiscs for the detection of waterborne bacterial pathogens. Keisha is a Member of the IEEE (IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Women in Engineering, and IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) and a member of Tau Beta Pi.

Research interests:

  • Magnetic materials
  • Biosensors
  • Micro/nano-technologies
  • Microfabrication
  • Environmental/health monitoring
Active Leadership/Service Roles: 
IMG Leadership Council
Past Leadership/Service Roles: 
Social Events (summer BBQ, game night, etc.)
IMG Seminar Committee