Techshot has hired Chris Scherzer as a mechanical engineer. Prior to joining the company, he served as a research engineer in the Rapid Prototyping Center at the University of Louisville.
Scherzer will serve with a team of Techshot engineers developing a hand-held flow cytometer, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He also will assist with the development of a device used to collect stem cells from adult fat tissue, under a contract with the U.S. Army.
Scherzer earned a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Louisville and completed an internship at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, where he conducted research on monolithic aerogels. He also is a former sergeant in the Army; serving five years as an armor crewman.