Dr Tempest van Schaik

Lead Scientist and Engineer at Science Practice

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Science Practice is a design and research company in London, which collaborates with scientists to help put their research into practice.
Tempest is Lead Scientist and Engineer at Science Practice, and has degrees in Information Engineering, and in Biomedical Engineering from Wits University in South Africa. Her PhD in Bioengineering at Imperial College London focused on electrochemical sensors for health research, such as in vitro angiogenesis studies. She has experience in the end-to-end development of tech to improve health, from basic and applied scientific research at the lab bench, to product development and user-experience. Her research at Science Practice focuses on mobile diagnostic devices, from the low-tech (disposable tests) to the hi-tech (machine learning and wearables).