Graduate Students, Post Docs & Visiting Scholars

Post Docs & Visiting Scholars

James Manuel

James Manuel

  • Post Doc, 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
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 
Maria Paula Kwesiga

Maria Paula Kwesiga

  • Research Assistant, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Wound Healing
  • Epidemiology

Education

  • BS, Medical degree, University of Algiers
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University

PhD Students

Md. Saleh Bhuiyan

Md. Saleh Akram Bhuiyan

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Underwater Adhesives
  • Electrochemistry
  • Biosensors
  • Optical Fiber
  • Motion Sensors
  • Breathing Sensors

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
Pegah Forooshani

Pegah Kord Forooshani

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Education

  • BS, University of Tehran
  • MS, University of Malaya
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
Ami Kling

Ami Kling

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Jingfeng Jiang and Sean Kirkpatrick

Research Interests

  • Medical Tissue Characterization
  • Bio-optics/photonics
  • Elastography techniques and applications

Education

  • BS, 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
Margaret Plank

Margaret Plank

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Roger Guillory 

Research Interests

  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Regenerative Medicine

Education

  • BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan 
Ariana Smies

Ariana Smies

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Rupak Rajachar 

Research Interests

  • Biomaterial Development, Biomaterial Characterization
  • Bio-adhesives
  • Applied Conservation Techniques
  • Marine Conservation
  • Teaching Techniques

Education

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

Alex Fetner

Alex Fetner

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Smitha N.M. Rao 

Research Interests

  • Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • Tissue Culture 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University 
Tonie Johnson

Tonie Johnson

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang 

Research Interests

  • Computational Analysis of Fluid Dynamics
  • Biosensors
  • Biomedical Instrumentation 

Education

  • BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Platteville 
Ellen Lindquist

Ellen Lindquist

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Jingfeng Jiang 

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Engineering
  • Nervous System Engineering
  • Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University 
James Roland

James Roland

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Bruce Lee 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University 
Karl Schneider

Karl Schneider

  • MS Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Cell Culture
  • Cancer
  • CRISPR
  • Genomic Techniques 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University