People



Principal investigator

 

E(Sarah) Du, PhD

Associate Professor, OME

Email: edu@fau.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

 


Postdoctoral Researcher

QIANG YUHAO

Yuhao Qiang

PhD, Mechanical Engineering

Email:  yqiang2015@fau.edu

Research topics: Sickle cell disease, Microfluidic neurochip for virtual neuroprosthesis (BioRobotics Lab)

 

 


Graduate Students

JIA LIU

Jia Liu

PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Email: jliu2015@fau.edu

Research topics: Impedance sensing of erythrocytes and cytoadhesion

Darryl Dieujuste Picture

Darryl Dieujuste 

PhD student, Mechanical Engineering

Email: ddieujus@my.fau.edu

Research topics: Smart biosensors, Sickle cell disease

Neurostimulation algorithm for DRG post-axotomy regeneration (BioRobotics Lab)

Babak Mosavati

PhD candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Email: bmosavati2017@fau.edu

Research topics: Organ-on-a-chip, placental nutrient transport, placental malaria

Mustafa Ayanoglu

PhD candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Email: mayanoglu2012@fau.edu

Research

topics: Coupling of structural defects, moisture absorption and mechanics of composite materials

DSC050781Kalpani Nisansala Udeni 

PhD candidate, Physics

Email: gudeni2014@fau.edu

Co-advised with Dr. Andy W.C. Lau

Research topics: Biophysics of endothelial cell barrier function


High School Students

Kofi Meighan

Pine Crest School

Research interests: Biomedical engineering, Sickle Cell Disease

Eeshani Behara

American Heritage School

Research interests: Bioengineering, Microfluidic sensors for platelet hyperaggregation

 

Collaborators

Prof. Ofelia Alvarez, M.D., Professor of Clinical; Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Program, University of Miami

Prof. Leif A. Carlsson, Ph.D., J.M. Rubin Foundation Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Prof. Ming Dao, Ph.D., Principal Investigator & Director, Nanomechanics Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Erik Engeberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Prof. Xuejin Li, Ph.D., ZJU-100 Young Professor, Zhejiang Universitty

Prof. Andrew V. Oleinikov, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Science, Florida Atlantic University

Prof. Claudia O Rodrigues, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, University of Miami

Prof. Subra Suresh, Ph.D., Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering Emeritus, MIT; NTU President and Distinguished University Professor

Prof. Jianning Wei, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Prof. Emmanuelle Tognoli, Ph.D., Research Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Prof. Doug Hutchinson, M.D., Professor, University of Utah

 

Visiting Professors & Scholars

Shaofeng Wu, Lecturer, Hangzhou Dianzi University

 


 


Alumni

Graduate Research Assistant

Yining(Evan) Tian (MS 2019), Engineer @ Charpie Intelligence Technology

Jiaran Zhou (MS 2017)

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Napatarong Wannaphaschaiyong, Mechanical Engineering, FAU

Lyndsey Mandelare, Mechanical Engineering, FAU

Katrina Ramsamooj, Chemistry, FAU

Michael Mian, Mechanical Engineering, FAU

Rachel Zhuang, Biomedical Engineering, USC

Sara Zima, Biology, FAU

Visiting Professors & Scholars

Jinrong Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chang’an University, Xi’an, China

Fan Yang, Ph.D., Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China