BME Student Spotlight

Meet Matt Nestler

May 2022 Graduate, supporting non-profits, co-leader on NASA SUITS team, off to Boston to further his education

(04/27/2022) - Since Fall 2020, Matt has been in Dr. Tanyeri's lab working on the rapid quantification of bacteria using droplet microfluidics and machine learning. Before that, he was working on creating a 3D printed water filter for areas with highly fluoridated water. Matt presented his research several times at the Duquesne University Undergraduate Research Symposium.

During his time at Duquesne, Matt has been involved with the Biomedical Engineering Society, as the finance chair, the Society of Women Engineers, and DU Infinity and Beyond, where he held a co-leader role for the NASA SUITS and RASC-AL Competition teams. In addition, he has been assisting with renovations at Community Forge, a community center in Wilkinsburg and a non-profit run by Dr. Cooper from the Department of Physics.

After graduation, Matt will be attending Boston University to pursue a Master's degree in biomedical engineering.