Nicholas Norris is a Senior Research Associate at Northern Arizona University’s Bioengineering Device Lab (BDL), where he researches novel medical devices and methods of improving medical device development. Nicholas began volunteering in the BDL before graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 2019. After graduating he began working at Aneuvas Technologies Inc. (ATI) aiding in the development and design of novel medical devices for intracranial brain aneurysms. Collaborations with neurointerventionalists lead him to graduate school for research on the optimization of in-vitro models to improve surgical outcomes.