Alumni-Graduate

ALUMNI PhD STUDENTS

Yan Huang, 2005, Influence of scaffold properties on cellular colonization for tissue engineering.  Moved on to Post-doctoral fellow, Ohio State University.

Aparna Sarasam, 2006, Chitosan-Polycaprolactone Blends as Biomaterials- Influence of Surface Morphology on Cellular activity.  Moved on to Researcher, Med Institute West Lafayette, IN.

Benjamin J. Lawrence, 2008, Mass transfer in porous tissue engineering scaffolds.  Moved on to  Intel, Hillsboro, OR.

Seokwon Pok, 2010, Design of Synthetic Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration Applications.  Moved on to Post-doc, Rice University/ Children Hospital/Cancer Center.

Jong Kyu Hong,  2010, Electrosprayed fibers with Controllable Pore Size for Tissue Regeneration.  Moved on to Post-doc, University of Minnesota, Biomedical Engineering

Jagdeep Thribhuvan Podichetty, 2014, Establishing governing equations for 3D cell culture in perfusion bioreactors. Moved on to: Cytovance, Oklahoma City, OK.

Kenneth "Jimmy" Walker, 2015, Phenotypic & Genotypic Alterations of Mature Cells Dispersed in Injectable Zonal Hydrogels Mimicking the Cartilage Matrix Composition.  Moved on to: Alcon, Huntington, WV.

Kumar Singarapu, 2015, Bioprinting of Cells with Chitosan-Gelatin Thermo-sensitive Hydrogels.  Moved on to: MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD.

Abdurizzagh Khalf, 2016, Coaxial and Triaxial Structured Fibers by Electrospinning for Tissue Engineering and Sustained Drug Release.  Moved on to:  Post Doc at Thomas Jefferson University -Medical School, Philedelphia, PA

Christian Tormos, 2016, Ronald E. McNair Scholar Improved Stem Cell Retention and Mechanical Stability in a Chitosan-Gelatin Hydrogel,  Moved on to: Assistant Lecturer Associate, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison.  

Carrie L German, 2017, Evaluating Tissue Culture Platforms for Use in Drug Development: A Multi-method Validational Approach. Moved on to:  Research Scientist, CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, AL.

Kevin D Roehm, 2018, Bioprinting Cell Laden Structures with Chitosan-Gelatin For Neural
Tissue Applications. Moved on to:  Research Scientist, CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, AL.

ALUMNI MS STUDENTS

  1. Aliakbar Moshfeghian,  2005, Emulsified Chitosan-PLGA Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering. Moved on toChevron Phillips, Port Arthur TX.  
  2. Devanathan Raghavan2005, Moved on to PhD, Bioengineering, Clemson University.  
  3. Benjamin J. Lawrence, 2006, Composite Scaffolds of Natural and Synthetic Polymers for Bladder Tissue Engineering.  Moved on to PhD program at Oklahoma State University
  4. Mamatha Devarapalli,  2008, Designing a Bioreactor for Regenerating High Aspect Ratio Tissues.  Moved on to PhD program, BAE Oklahoma State University.
  5. Vijay Krishna Rachakonda,  2008, Effective Screening of Chemical Penetration Enhancers for Transdermal Drug Delivery.  Moved on to Born, Inc., Tulsa, OK.
  6. Pooja Iyer, 2009, Biophysical Effects of Matrices on Cellular Colonization. Moved on to Cook Biotech, W Lafayette, IN
  7. Rahul Mirani, 2009, Stress Relaxation Modeling Of Composite Porous Scaffolds. Moved on to Logos Tech, Visalia, CA
  8. Kornkarn Makornkaewkeyoon, 2010, Polycaprolactone Matrices Generated in Aqueous Media: Natural Polymers Immobilization and Stress Relaxation Behavior. Moved on to Seimens Health Care, Bangkok, Thailand
  9. Dhananjay V Dhane, 2010, Influence of Diffusion in Tissue Engineering Bioreactors. Moved on to Taylor Valve Technology, Oklahoma City, OK
  10. Jagdeep Thribhuvan Podichetty, 2011, Effect of Fluid flow on Structural Deformation of Porous Scaffolds.  Moved on to PhD program Oklahoma State University.
  11. Swapnika Ratakonda, 2011, Assessing Viscoelastic Properties of Chitosan Scaffolds and Validating Sequential and Cyclical Tests. Moved on to Pridgeon and Clay, Grand Rap, MI 
  12. Kenneth J Walker, 2011, Effects of Chitosan-Gelatin Hydrogels on Fibro-Chondrogenesis.  Moved on to PhD program Oklahoma State University.
  13. Prasana Raja Bhaskar,  2012, Design of a Axial-flow Bioreactor for Tissue Regeneration. Moved on to Vistakon, Jacksonville, FL.
  14. Vijayalakshmi Sethuraman,  2013, Viscoelastic Modeling of Stress Relaxation Behavior in Biodegradable Polymers. Moved on to  Bechtel, Houston, TX 
  15. Shaswat Dixit,  2013 (None-thesis) Moved on to AspenTech, Houston, TX
  16. Deepika Iyer,  2013(None-thesis) Moved on to AspenTech, Houston, TX
  17. Nikhil Marnjekar2013(None-thesis) Moved on to Post-doc with Northwest Labs
  18. Carrie German, 2014 Modeling Liver Metabolism for Drug Development.  Moved on to: PhD Oklahoma State
  19. Kevin Roehm, 2014 Decellularization of Porcine Adipose tissue. Matrix moved on to: PhD Oklahoma State
  20. Leigh Krause,  2015 (None-thesis) Moved to South Korea for Teaching

 

ALUMNI RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Dr.Ayman Grada, MD,  2010-12, Transdermal drug delivery of Insulin in a diabetic model.  Moved on to Residency Program at Boston University Medical Center, MA.

Dr. Eric Maase, PhD, 2005-07, Synthetic substitutes for SIS.  Moved on to Lafayette College, PA.