Department of Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Students, Post Docs & Visiting Scholars

Post Docs & Visiting Scholars

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 Institute of Technology
  • PhD - Florida State University
  • Post Doc - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bin Xiao

Bin Xiao

  • Visiting Scholar, Biomedical Engineering

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
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
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
Brad Nelson

Brad Nelson

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Keat Ghee Ong 

Research Interests

  •  Implantable devices
  • Biosensors
  • Regenerative medicine

Education

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, MTU
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, MTU 
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
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 - MTU
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
Dhavan Sharma

Dhavan Sharma

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS, Biotechnology
  • MS, Biotechnology
Ariana Tyo

Ariana Tyo

  • 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, MTU 
Nikhil Mittal

Nikhil Mittal

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Sangyoon 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, MTU
S Abtahi

S Mehdi Abtahi

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

  • Sangyoon Han 

Research Interests

  • Mechanobiology
  • Traction Force microscopy
  • Control-Intelligent Algorithm 

Education

  • Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters, Aerospace Engineering 
Zhongtian Zhang

Zhongtian Zhang

  • PhD Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Bruce Lee

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Applying magnetoelastic materials to hydrogels

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering

Masters Students

Mohanish Chandurkar

Mohanish Kishor Chandurkar

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BS-Biomedical Engineering
Stephanie Sarpong

Stephanie Sarpong

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Feng Zhao

Eyerusalem Gebreyesus

Eyerusalem Gebreyesus

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Advisor

Megan Frost

Research Interests

  • Releasing Biomaterials for implantable sensors 

Education

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Addis Ababa University 
Stephanie Bule

Stephanie Bule

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Education

  •  BS, Biology & Biochemistry, University of MI-Dearborn
Morgan Ferguson

Morgan Ferguson

  • Masters Student, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Host Response to Biomaterials
  • Neural Tissue Engineering
  • Neurobiology
  • Stem Cell Therapies
  • Brain-Machine Interfacing

Education

  • BS - Biology Pre-Med, Lake Superior State University