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Amrinder Nain

Associate Professor
College of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech


Amrinder Nain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech where he directs the Spinneret based Tunable Engineered (STEP) laboratory. He is the inventor of non-electrospinning STEP fiber manufacturing platform and Nanonet Force Microscopy (NFM) to measure cellular forces. STEP lab focuses on using custom fiber networks of controlled dimensions and properties mimicking native extracellular matrices to quantitate mechanobiology and biophysics of cell-fiber interactions.