Shea graduated from a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Option in 2017. During her undergraduate studies she discovered her strong interest in medicine and is now completing a medical degree at the University of Alberta. Shea began working at the BLINC lab in 2014 as an engineering research student. During that time, she contributed to the design and development of the sensory bypass prosthesis. Now, she is working as a part time research associate on a variety of projects. After finishing her medical degree, she hopes to continue to research the design and development of medical devices using her background in engineering and medicine.
Outside of academics, she enjoys playing soccer, mountain sports and learning the piano.