David Camarillo is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University. Dr. Camarillo holds a B.S.E in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. Both his graduate work and industry experience with Intuitive Surgical and Hansen Medical were in medical device design, specifically the area of surgical robotics. Dr. Camarillo performed his postdoctoral research in Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco in 2011. He is an expert in instrumentation and biomechanics whose research interests include medical technology design over a broad range of applications from prevention of mild traumatic brain injury, prediction of embryo viability, and cardiovascular robotic surgery. He directs a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded laboratory working to solve these problems.