Boris Stoeber received the electrical engineering Diploma from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany (1998), the general engineering Diploma from the École Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France (1998), and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley (2002). He was a Postdoctoral Scientist in chemical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley (2003-2005). Since 2005, he has been with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, where he is a Professor. He holds the Canada Research Chair for Microfluidics and Sensing Technology.