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Graduate Students & Post Docs

Post Docs

Guifang Wang

Guifang Wang

  • Post Doc, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Biological Vascular Tissue Engineering
  • Stem Cell Therapies
  • 3D Scaffold-Free
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Bioreactor

Education

  • BS-Wuhan Istitute of Technology
  • PhD - Florida State University
  • Post Doc - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PhD Students

Pegah Forooshani

Pegah Kord Forooshani

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Education

  • BS, University of Tehran
  • MS, University of Malaya
Md. Saleh Bhuiyan

Md. Saleh Akram Bhuiyan

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Biosensors
  • Bio-Nano Interface Technology
  • Bio-adhesives
  • Micro-fluidic Devices
  • Optical Fiber
  • Motion Sensors
  • Breathing Sensors
  • Diabetis & Ethanol Sensor

Education

  • BS-Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
  • MS-South Dakota State University, Electrical Engineering
Avik Ghosh

Avik Ghosh

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

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

Roger Guillory

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jeremy Goldman

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Wenkai Jia

Wenkai Jia

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Research Interests

  • Stem cell tissue engineering
  • Biomimetic materials

Education

  • BS, Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Srinivas Kannan

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

Maria Paula Kwesiga

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Megan Frost

Research Interest

  • Investigating the effects of nitric oxide in cardiovascular calcification

Education

  • BS, Medical degree, University of Algiers
Anindya Majumdar

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
Samerender Nagam Hanumantharao

Samerender Nagam Hanumantharao

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS, B. Tech Bioengineering
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Ameya Narkar

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

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
David Rosen

David Rosen

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Ultrasonic Elastography
  • Shear Wave Elastography

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Exercise Science, Michigan Technological University
Salil Sidharthan

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

Kevin Sunderland

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS, Biology, Augusta State University

Masters Students

Toure Cort

Toure Cort

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang

Mohanish Chandurkar

Mohanish Kishor Chandurkar

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Bio-Materials
  • Bio-Mechanics
  • Prosthesis and Rehabilitation
  • Bio-sensors

Education

  • BS-Biomedical Engineering
Emma Davis

Emma Davis

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao

Research Interests

  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials Characterization
  • Vascular Materials

Education

  • BS - Biomedical Engineering - MTU
Noah Doyle

Noah Doyle

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Causes & treatments for neurodegenerative disorders
  • Conductive Polymers
  • Medical Devices

Education

  • BS - Michigan Tech University - Biomedical Engineering
Brigitta Hammond

Brigitta Hammond

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao

Jonathan Kelley

Jonathan D Kelley

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Stimuli responsive bio-mimetic polymers
  • Self-healing polymers
  • Mimicking neural drug response through electrical stimuli
  • Genetic engineering/ bioengineering
  • Drug Design
  • Bacteria and viral pathogens

Education

  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University 
Ami Kling

Ami Kling

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Cell and tissue mechanics
  •  Diagnostic imaging
  •  Elastography techniques
  •  Bio-optics and photonics

Education

  • BS - Biomedical Engineering - MTU
Jackie Mayrose

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
Taylor Michels

Taylor Michels

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Research Interests

  • Stem Cell and Neural Tissue Engineering
  • Engineered Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis
  • Neurodegenerative and Cerebrovascular Disease

Education

  • BS - Materials Science - MTU
Nikhil Mittal

Nikhil Mittal

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Megan Frost

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS, B. Tech, Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Regan Morehouse

Regan Morehouse

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao

Research Interests

  • EEG with impace
  • Biomechanics

Education

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

Megan Petrich

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Megan Frost

Daniel Radke

Daniel Radke

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Stephanie Sarpong

Stephanie Sarpong

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Suhel Shaikh

Suhel Shaikh

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao

Research Interests

  • Electrospinning
  • Biosensors
  • Medical Devices

Education

  • Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Dhavan Sharma

Dhavan Sharma

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS, Biotechnology
  • MS, Biotechnology
Tithi Tiwari

Tithi Tiwari

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang

Nathan Wilkinson

Nathan Wilkinson

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Education

  • BS - Biomedica Engineering - MTU
Zhongtian Zhang

Zhongtian Zhang

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Applying magnetoelastic materials to hydrogels

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering