Mehdi Hatamian, PhD, is a former NASA space shuttle programme engineer and, after a 20-year career at Broadcom (CA, US) as the Chief Scientist for Central Engineering, brings an engineer’s mindset to Vivera. With over 100 issued patents and 50 scientific papers published, he is a scientist at heart. Dr Hatamian works closely with Vivera’s team to expand its medical technology and medical device divisions, bringing not only his engineering expertise but also his knowledge of medical research. Dr Hatamian is currently developing ZICOH and next-generation cancer detection devices and technologies.