Alex Vasiev, PhD, is an engineer with a wide range of experience in medical and biomedical R&D gained in academia and consultancy. Before joining Oval in 2019, his primary focus was the interface of engineering, physics and biological systems. In the space of drug delivery, Dr Vasiev has developed everything from smart hydrogel microcarriers to patch pumps, inhalers and several high-viscosity autoinjectors. As a Manager of Device Development, he is responsible for leading technical teams and device development programmes at Oval.
He graduated with an MEng in mechanical engineering with aeronautics, and a PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of Glasgow (UK).