Dr. Mike McShane is Professor and Interim Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Prof McShane’s primary research interests are in biomedical instrumentation, optics, biosensor technology, and biomaterials with emphasis on micro/nanofabrication for responsive materials. Over the past 20 years, Prof. McShane has pioneered the use of micro/nanoparticles, capsules, and polymer-particle composites for development of optical biosensing systems, including some being evaluated for inclusion in commercial products. Professor McShane is a fellow of AIMBE and is a Senior Member of IEEE. He currently serves as the President of the IEEE Sensors Council (2016-2017).