H-STEM Building Project

H-STEM Planning Committee

Steven J. Elmer

  • Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Adaptations to exercise training
  • Functional losses following injury
  • Skeletal muscle function
  • Cycling biomechanics
  • Physiology education

Jeremy Goldman

  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • The biology and physiology of the lymphatic and blood vascular systems including vascular regeneration, remodeling and pathology
  • Vascular biomaterials, including polymeric, natural, and metallic, for vascular repair and regeneration

Caryn Heldt

  • Director, Health Research Institute
  • James and Lorna Mack Endowed Chair of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Bioseparations
  • Virus removal and detection
  • Biosensors

Lydia Lytle

  • Undergraduate Internship Coordinator and Instructor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Professional Affiliations

  • Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Outpatient Therapy
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Health Policy and Administration Section Member
  • Michigan Physical Therapy Association
  • American Kinesiology Association

Research, Clinical, and Teaching Interests

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Chronic Pain and Addiction Management
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Professional Career Preparation
  • Motor Development
  • Internship in Exercise Science
  • Internship in Sports and Fitness Management

Brigitte Morin

  • Senior Lecturer, Biological Sciences

Teaching Interests

  • Clinical Lab Techniques
  • Clinical Immunology and Serology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Parasitology

Rebecca G. Ong

  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Links of Interest

Courses Taught

  • CM5300 – Advanced Transport Phenomena
  • CM3979/ENT3979 – Alternative Energy Processes and Technologies
  • CM4125 - Bioprocess Engineering Lab

Research Interests

  • Lignocellulosic-Based Biofuels and Biomaterials
  • Sustainability of Bioenergy Production Systems
Dean Seppala

Dean W. Seppala

  • Research Associate

Ashutosh Tiwari

  • Associate Professor, Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Identify experimental conditions that can generate diverse aggregated protein structures from the same proteins.
  • Develop novel tools and techniques to differentiate amongst the varied aggregated species of proteins.
  • Understand the relationship between aggregated protein species and its associated cellular toxicity.