Graduate Students

PhD Students

Pegah Kord Forooshani

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee

Education

  • BS - University of Tehran
  • MS - University of Malaya

Avik Ghosh

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

avikg@mtu.edu
M&M 311

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
  • Carcer Biology
  • Nanotechnology

Education

  • BS, B-Tech in Biotechnology, SRM University, India
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Roger Guillory

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jeremy Goldman

Research Interests

  • Biometals
  • Vascular Materials
  • Biomaterials Characterization
  • Vascular Grafts
  • Degradable Metals
  • In-vivo systems

Education

  • Bachelors degree Biomedical Engineering - Michigan Technological University
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Wenkai Jia

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

wenkaij@mtu.edu
M&M 323

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Stem cell tissue engineering
  • Biomimetic materials

Education

  • BS, Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Srinivas Kannan

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Smitha N.M. Rao

Research Interests

  • Tissue Culture
  • Microfluidic Devices
  • Tissue scaffold Engineering
  • Cancer Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Drug Delivery
  • Tumor Modeling

Education

  • BS - B. Tech Bio Engineering

Maria Paula Kwesiga

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Megan Frost

Research Interests

  • Investigating the effects of nitric oxide in cardiovascular calcification

Education

  • BS - Medical degree, University of Algiers

Anindya Majumdar

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Light-matter interactions and their applications in biomedical technology

Education

  • BS - B. Tech - Engineering Physics, Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi
  • MS - Physics, Michigan Technological University

Marjan Monfarednasb

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

mmonfare@mtu.edu
M&M 220D

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Biomaterials

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering

Samerender Nagam Hanumantharao

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Neuromorphic Engineering
  • Tissue scaffold Engineering
  • Conducting polymer science
  • Drug Delivery
  • Nanomaterials

Education

  • BS, B. Tech Bioengineering
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, MTU

Ameya Narkar

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Stimuli responsive biomimetic smart hydrogels
  • Rheology
  • Biomimetic Micropatterning

Education

  • BS - Instrumentation Engineering, Mumbai University
  • MS - Biomedical Engineering - Michigan Technological University

Rattapol Pinnaratip

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Development of injectable adhesive hydrogel biomaterials
  • Effect of the particle sizes, chemical and mechanical dynamics on the materials
  • The ability to promote cellular infiltration and tissue remodeling

Education

  • BS Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Zichen Qian

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

zichenq@mtu.edu
M&M 327

Advisor

  • Feng Zhao

Research Interests

  • Vascular tissue engineering
  • Neural tissue engineering
  • Stem cell engineering
  • Extracellular matrix

Education

  • BS - Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

David Rosen

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

dprosen@mtu.edu
M&M 338

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Ultrasonic Elastography
  • Shear Wave Elastography

Education

  • BS in Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • BS in Exercise Science, Michigan Technological University

Salil Sidharthan

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Keat Ghee Ong

Research Interests

  • Bio-sensors
  • Wireless and implantable sensors
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Bio-signal processing

Education

  • BS - Electronics and Biomedical Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

Kevin Sunderland

PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computational analysis of Cardiovascular Flow
  • Finite Element Modeling

Education

  • BS in Biology, Augusta State University

Masters Students

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Toure Cort

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

tbcort@mtu.edu
M&M 220A

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang
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Brigitta Hammond

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Smitha Rao
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Sayali Kulkarni

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Medical Devices
  • Biosensors
  • Implantable Devices
  • Medical Imaging
  • Health Informatics

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Mumbai University, India
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Tobias Mahan

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang
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Jackie Mayrose

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Keat Ghee Ong

Research Interests

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Medical Devices

Education

  • BS - Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Nikhil Mittal

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Polymeric biomaterials
  • Nitric oxide delivery
  • Drug Delivery
  • Microparticles
  • Nanoparticles

Education

  • BS, B. tech in biotechnology (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)

Regan Morehouse

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • EEG with impact
  • Biomechanics

Education

  • BS - Bioengineering, Syracuse
  • BA - Public Policy, Syracuse
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Megan Petrich

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Megan Frost

Daniel Radke

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Feng Zhao

Education

  • BS - Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
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Stephanie Sarpong

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Feng Zhao

Dhavan Sharma

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Tissue Engineering
  • Cancer Biology and Immunology
  • Stem cell engineering

Education

  • BS in Biotechnology
  • MS in Biotechnology
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Tithi Tiwari

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Zhongtian Zhang

Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

zzhang11@mtu.edu
M&M 220D

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Applying magnetoelastic materials to hydrogels

Education

  • BS - Biomedical Engineering