Jennifer Singelyn currently works as a Senior Engineer at Becton Dickinson (BD). Jennifer began her career with BD in 2010, within the BD Medical - Medical Surgical Systems business in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Her role focused on projects with global impact. Jennifer's current role is in BD Diagnostics - Diagnostic Systems, focused on sepsis diagnostics. Beyond her role as an R&D engineer, Jennifer is a part of BD's Technology Leadership Development Program (TLDP). As part of this program, Jennifer has held the position of Recruitment Chair, leading the TLDP Recruitment efforts for successful and strategic hiring.
Jennifer completed her Ph.D. at the University of California, San Diego. Her work involved the development of a naturally derived scaffold for cardiac tissue engineering, which may become a new treatment for myocardial infarction and heart failure. In addition to research at UCSD, Jennifer served as president of the Bioengineering Graduate Society, where she worked to establish industry and alumni connections, as well as enhance graduate student professional development. Jennifer received her Bachelor's degree from Carnegie Mellon University, with a double major in Materials Science Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, as well as a minor in Industrial Design. At Carnegie Mellon, she was president of the Materials Advantage student chapter and was involved in undergraduate research for bone tissue engineering, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh.