Lab Members- Fall 2017

 

 

Graduate Students

 

Milad Khorrami

Milad is a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. His research was focused on fabrication and characterization of antibacterial polymeric pipes. He joined the lab in 2014.

 

Martin Antensteiner

Martin is a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State University. His previous work includes the development of the Solution-Depletion Method for the measurement of mammalian cell adhesion kinetics, direct mechanical testing of extra-cellular matrix protein fibers produced via surface-initiated assembly, and synthesis of functionalized polyolefin dielectric films. He joined the lab in 2014.

 

Anthony Kisucky

Anthony is a Masters student in Biomedical Engineering. He previously earned a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M in 2012. His current work involves characterization of conducting-polymer films, and developing a relationship between deposition parameters and resultant film properties. He joined the lab in 2016.

 

 

MohammadJavad Eslamian

Mohammadjavad is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his M.Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. His research was focused on characterization of polyethylene blends which are widely used for manufacturing of irrigation pipes and geo-textiles. Besides, during his M.Sc. program, he has conducted a collaborative work on fabrication and characterization of a novel starch-based nanocomposite bone scaffold with a highly porous and gradient structure. He joined the lab in 2017.

 

 

Omid Dadras

Omid is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He completed his B.S in Biomedical Engineering – Biomaterials at Amirkabir University of Technology. He was also a double major student in Polymer Engineering at AUT. His research was focused on the application of polymers in tissue engineering and drug delivery. He joined the lab in 2017.

 

 

Zhilin Guo

Zhilin is a Master student in Biomedical Engineering. She received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research is focused on the combination of biomolecules and conducting polymer. She joined the lab in 2016.

 

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Jacob Snook

Jacob is an undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering. His researched is focused on the characterization and optimization of hydrogel based conducting polymer fabrication. He joined the lab in 2016.

 

 

Alumni

  • Kelly Kampstra (MS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2011-2014)
  • Pouria Fattahi (MS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2010-2014)
  • Gloria Bora Kim (MS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2011-2013)
  • Guang Yang (MS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2012-2014)
  • Fatemeh Fallahianbijan (Researcher, Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2014-2015)
  • Ning Yi (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2013-2015)
  • Raymond E Johns Jr (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2013)
  • Shoaib Ahmed (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2012)
  • Austin Greever (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University)
  • Adi Atar Krupski (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2012)
  • Morgan Killefer (BS in Physics, Hastings College, REU program, Summer 2013)
  • Andrew Billingsley (BS in Engineering, Cornell University, Summer 2013)
  • Kelly Layton
  • Jessica Russo (BS in Biology, Pennsylvania State University, 2013)
  • Samantha Corber (BS in Physics and Chemistry, Washburn University, 2013)
  • Nrutya Madduri (MS in Bioengineering, Clemson University, 2012)
  • Jacob Briselden (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2013)
  • Micah Collins (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University)
  • Alex Buchanan (BS in Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2013)