Trinidad and Tobago
Shelly holds a BSc. (Hons.) in Chemical & Process Engineering, from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago. She also holds both an MSc. in Advanced Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Chemical Engineering Research both from Imperial College London. In January 2020, Shelly joined the Faculty of Engineering at The University of the West Indies as a Lecturer in Chemical Engineering. Prior to her current appointment, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wallace Coulter School of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Shelly’s research expertise is in computational and experimental fluid and structural mechanics for applications in medical devices and cardiovascular flow. This work contributes to improved understanding of the development and progression of cardiovascular diseases, design, development, and optimization of prosthetic heart valves and surgical/pre-procedural planning.
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