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David Erickson

SC Thomas Sze Director and Sibley College Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Joint Professor of Nutritional Sciences

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Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.

Elvis works on scalable artificial photosynthesis via reactor engineering and smartphone-based biosensors.

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Yue Ren

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.

Yue is developing a platform for automating reproductive management of cattle. She is also developing a highly sensitive platform for rapid aflatocicosis assessment.

Duncan McCloskey

Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.

Duncan’s research focuses on point-of-care devices for nucleic acid diagnostics. He works with the TINY, MINI, and BLENDER to address Kaposi’s Sarcoma, COVID-19, and more.

Rose Buchmann

Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.

Rose works on developing point-of-care molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases and nutritional immunology. She focuses on creating inexpensive, easy-to-use devices that can be deployed in low-resource settings.

Taylor Oeschger

Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.

Taylor focuses on low-cost diagnostics for infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance.

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Aakash Choubal

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.

Juan Boza

Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.

Richard Hoff

Richard is working on developing a point-of-care diagnostic kit for molecular subtyping of breast cancers that will be highly suitable for use in lower to middle-income countries.

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  • Ryan Snodgrass ’19 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Sasank Vemulapati ’19 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Ruisheng (Rick) Wang ’20 – Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
  • Elizabeth Rey ’19 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Yuval Kaminer ’19 – MS Mechanical Engineering
  • Zhengda Lu ’19 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Serge Yhombi (2016-2018) – Postdoc
  • Varun Kopparthy (2016-2019) – Postdoc
  • Perry Schein ’17 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Elizabeth Case ’17 – MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • Dakota O’Dell ’16 – Ph.D. Applied Physics
  • Aadhar Jain ’16 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Seoho Lee ’16 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Abdurrahman Gumus ’14 – Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
  • Saad ’14 – Ph.D. Applied Physics
  • Pilgyu Kang ’14 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Li Jiang ’14 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Erica Jung ’13 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Matthew Mancuso ’14 – Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
  • Vlad Oncescu ’13 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Michael Kalontarov ’13 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Michael Mak ’13 – Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
  • Xavier Serey ’13 – Ph.D. Applied Physics
  • Sean Moore ’11 – MS Mechanical Engineering
  • Aram Chung ’11 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Mekala Krishnan ’11 – Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
  • Yih-Fan Chen (2010-2011) – Postdoc
  • Inhee Choi (2009-2011) – Postdoc
  • Bernardo Cordovez ’10 – Ph.D./Postdoc Mechanical Engineering
  • Allen Yang ’10 – Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering