Dr. Helia Jalili received her Ph.D. in Material Physics and Nanotechnology from the University of Waterloo in Canada. She then moved to Boston in 2009, where she continued her research at MIT on the emerging field of advanced materials. In 2011, she moved to industry and worked as an application scientist and R&D manager in high tech industries. In 2018, started a consulting company, Cavosh LLC, focusing on data mining and technical feasibility study. She worked with several startups in the Boston area as well as the innovation Center of Equinor in Norway. Dr. Helia is mentoring graduate students and scientists at MIT-Deshpande center to develop applications and the new market for their existing technology.