Graduate Students, Post Docs & Visiting Scholars

Research and Postdoctoral Staff

James Manuel

James Manuel

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Lithium & Sodium Ion Batteries
  • Electrochemistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Smart Materials
  • Bio-adhesives

Education

  • BS, Chemistry, University of Kerala
  • MS, Polymer Chemistry, University of Kerala
  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Gyeongsang National University
Nan Mu

Nan Mu

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Medical Image Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision

Education

  • BS, Software Engineering, Pingdingshan University
  • MS, Computer Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Science and Technology
  • PhD, Control Science and Engineering, Wuan University of Science and Technology
Weilue He

Weilue He

  • Research Assistant, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Hydrogels
  • Vascular Tissue Engineering 

Education

  • BS, Biotechnology, Sichuan University
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University 

PhD Students

Sepideh Alimohammadi

Sepideh Alimohammadi

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

Research Interests

  • Biosensors & Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Optics

Education

  • BS, Mechatronics, Sharif University of Technology (International Campus)
  • MS, Mechatronics, King's College London
Alireza Asadbeygi

Alireza Asadbeygi

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Hoda Hatoum

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Computational Medicine
  • Biomedical Product Development
  • Optimal Design

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology
Saad Asim

Saad Asim

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Muhammad Rizwan

Research Interests

  • Hydrogels
  • Liver Tissue Engineering
  • Corneal Tissue Engineering
  • 3D Bioprinting
  • Biomaterials

Education

  • BS, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology
Md. Saleh Bhuiyan

Md. Saleh Akram Bhuiyan

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Underwater Smart Adhesives
  • Electrochemistry & Electrical Circuit Design
  • Thin-Films & Metal-Organic Frameworks
  • Surface Modifications & Characterizations
  • Bio/Nanomaterial & Polymer Chemistry
  • Biosensors/Electrical & Chemical Sensors
  • Wearable POCT Healthcare Devices
  • Optical Fiber Design and Optimization

Education

  • BS, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University
Mohanish Chandurkar

Mohanish Kishor Chandurkar

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Sang Yoon Han

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Prosthesis and Rehabilitation
  • Biosensors

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Zonghan Lyu

Zonghan Lyu

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Computational Modelling
  • CFD Simulation

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Nikhil Mittal

Nikhil Mittal

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Sang Yoon Han

Research Interests

  • Mechanobiology
  • Cell Adhesion
  • Traction force sensing of living cells
  • Microfabrication

Education

  • BS, B. Tech, Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Lea Morath

Lea Morath

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jeremy Goldman

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Biocompatibility

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Fatemeh Razaviamri

Fatemeh Razaviamri

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Antimicrobials

Education

  • BS, Physics, University of Mazandaran
  • MS, Particle Physics, University of Mazandaran
Mostafa Rezaeitaleshmahalleh

Mostafa Rezaeitaleshmahalleh

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computational Analysis of Cardiovascular Flow
  • Finite Element Modeling
  • Fiber Optics
  • Nonlinear Optics

Education

  • BS, Atomic & Molecular Physics, University of Mazandaran
  • MS, Photonics, Shiraz University of Technology
  • MS, Applied Physics, Michigan Technological University
Erican Santiago

Erican Santiago

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Hyeun Joong Yoon

Research Interests

  • Immuno-oncology
  • Stem Cell & Tissue Engineering
  • Biosensors & Instrumentation
  • Biomicrofluidics

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Victoria Santillan

Victoria Elena Santillan

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao Hatti

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Biosensors
  • Biocompatibility
  • Nanotechnology

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, National University of Tucuman
Omanin Siddiqua Prova

Omanin Siddiqua Prova

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Chunxiu Yu

Research Interests

  • Neural Engineering
  • Optical Stimulation
  • Brain-Machine Interface
  • Neural Prosthetics
  • Brain and Behavior

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Military Institute of Science and Technology
Brennan Vogl

Brennan Vogl

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Hoda Hatoum 

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics
  • Cardiovascular Biofluids
  • Medical Devices Patient-Specific Modeling
  • Micro & Nano Technology 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • Electrical Engineering Minor, Michigan Technological University 
Kan Wang

Kan Wang

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee 

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Southeast University
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering Southeast University
Zhongtian Zhang

Zhongtian Zhang

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Applying magnetoelastic materials to hydrogels

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

Masters Students

Braxton Blackwell

Braxton Blackwell

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Medical Device Sterilization
  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Optics
  • Neural Engineering

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Alexia Canull

Alexia Canull

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Roger Guillory

Research Interests

  • Stem Cell & Tissue Engineering

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Anthony Geraci

Anthony Geraci

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Tissue Engineering

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Trine University
Sam Haarman

Sam Haarman

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Sang Yoon Han

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Hannah Loughlin

Hannah Loughlin

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Chunxiu Yu

Research Interests

  • Neural Engineering
  • Optical Stimulations
  • Brain-Machine Interface
  • Biocompatibility
  • Biosensors & Instrumentation

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • Electrical Engineering Minor, Michigan Technological University
Jared Martini

Jared Martini

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao Hatti

Research Interests

  • Biomedical Optics

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Jessica Mehregan

Jessica Mehregan

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Chunxiu Yu

Research Interests

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Brain Computer Interfaces
  • Computational Modeling
  • Machine Learning

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Lydia Ragel Wilson

Lydia Ragel Wilson

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Smitha Rao Hatti

Research Interests

  • Biomedical Optics
  • Biocompatibility
  • Tissue Engineering

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • Mathematical Sciences Minor, Michigan Technological University
Shaina Royer

Shaina Royer

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Sang Yoon Han

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Rourke Sylvain

Rourke Sylvain

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang

Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Bio-microfluidics
  • Bio-MEMS
  • Micro/Nanofabrication
  • Biosensors and Instrumentation
  • Biomaterials

Education

  • BS, Economics, Northern Michigan University
  • BS, Neuroscience, Northern Michigan University