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Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick

PhD, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame du lac (USA)

Contact

906-487-2796
minerick@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Adrienne R. Minerick joined the faculty at Michigan Tech as an associate professor in 2009. She was previously an associate professor and assistant professor at Mississippi State University.

Minerick's primary area of research is electrokinetics with a focus on medical microdevices, blood cell dynamics, and point of care diagnostics. Her group's primary area of specialty is dielectrophoresis which utilizes nonuniform AC fields to manipulate polarizable cells and other dielectric biomaterials.

She has received numerous honors . . .

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Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick

PhD, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame du lac (USA)

Contact

906-487-2796
minerick@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Adrienne R. Minerick joined the faculty at Michigan Tech as an associate professor in 2009. She was previously an associate professor and assistant professor at Mississippi State University.

Minerick's primary area of research is electrokinetics with a focus on medical microdevices, blood cell dynamics, and point of care diagnostics. Her group's primary area of specialty is dielectrophoresis which utilizes nonuniform AC fields to manipulate polarizable cells and other dielectric biomaterials.

She has received numerous honors . . .

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Feng Zhao

Feng Zhao

Contact

906-487-2852
fengzhao@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Zhao's lab seeks to address the challenges associated with engineering completely biological cardiovascular tissues for regenerative medicine applications. We are developing innovative cell therapies using stem cell sheets to create 3D scaffold-free tissue constructs with the structural similarity, necessary mechanical characteristics, and sufficient immuno-compatibility to facilitate functional in vivo integration. We are also trying to recreate biomimetic microenvironment for 3D tissue development by precisely manipulating biomaterials, oxygen tension, and hydrodynamic culture . . .

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