Team

Jonathan Vande Geest, PhD
Principal Investigator
jpv20@pitt.edu
Ali Behrangzade
PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
alb406@pitt.edu
Hirut Kollech
PhD Candidate in Computational Modeling and Simulation Program
hik27@pitt.edu
Katarina Martinet
PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
kam555@pitt.edu
Remi Shittu
PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
res209@pitt.edu
Grayson Bockman
Undergraduate Student in Bioengineering
gnb7@pitt.edu
Govardhan Nair
Undergraduate Student in Bioengineering
gdn7@pitt.edu
Grace Melloy
Undergraduate Student in Bioengineering
grm57@pitt.edu
Zijie Xie
Undergraduate Student in Materials Science
zix13@pitt.edu

Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Aifang Zhou, PhD
  • Jianhua Tong, PhD
  • Dominic Muli, PhD
  • Jean Liou, PhD

Research Engineers

  • Jordan Carbary
  • Forest Danford
  • Stephen Howerton

Graduate Student Alumni

  • Ariane Mortazavi, MS
  • Siddharth Vad, MS – Principal Engineer at Edwards Lifesciences
  • Johnny Ashton, PhD
  • Amanda Eskinazi, MS
  • Greg Johnson, MS
  • Dongmei Yan, MS
  • John Harper, MS
  • Daniel Warren, PhD
  • Joseph Keyes, PhD – Principal R&D Engineer at Johnson & Johnson
  • Megan Alexander, PhD
  • Jeff Pyne, MS
  • Darren Haskett, PhD – Medical student at University of Pittsburgh
  • Avinash Ayyalasomayajula, PhD – Principal Engineer at Baxter
  • Michelle Hine Armstrong, PhD
  • Scott Harrison, MS
  • Ehab Tamimi, PhD – Postdoc at University of Arizona
  • Catalina Ardila, PhD – Scientific Writer at Philips
  • Michelle Drewry – PhD student at University of Pittsburgh
  • Reza Behkam, PhD – Senior R&D Engineer at Medtronic
  • Kenny Furdella, PhD – Department of Defense

Undergraduate Students

  • Chris Hamilton
  • Tyler Brown
  • Stephanie Sara
  • Jose Carlos Rodriguez
  • Jennifer Watson
  • Jesse Hibbs
  • Jill E. Smith
  • Rachel Herlihy
  • Sheridan McPheeters
  • Timothy Kerrigan
  • Stacy Borowicz
  • James Mertz
  • Tamara Corrales
  • Danielle Craig
  • Franklin Ventura
  • Erica Pursell
  • Jessica Hung
  • Dani Lockwood
  • Ryan Grobmeier
  • Pradeep Koripella
  • Ben Erlick
  • Robert Dreier
  • Thomas Cahir
  • Chelsea Miller
  • Shelly Garland
  • Andrea Acuna
  • Corina MacIsaac
  • Erica Schwarz
  • Bryan Eberson
  • Matthew Davis
  • Cody Kalmic
  • Joshua Uhlorn
  • Jamie Lynn Hernandez
  • Matt Fritzie
  • David Maestas
  • Addison Kaufmann
  • Kara Roberts
  • Michael Volk
  • Victoria Lundine
  • Genevieve Messina
  • Raj Neeraj
  • Andrew D’Arcangelis
  • Matthew Strege
  • Timothy Leach
  • Xiao Xizi
  • Amy Hill
  • Katelyn Axman
  • Kelsey Sadlek
  • Daniela Krahe
  • Ankith Rao
  • Devin Cortes
  • Andres Quinones
  • Austin Lin
  • Ashlinn Sweeney
  • Rachel Lau
  • Hannah Schmidt
  • Seth Queen
  • Jinghang Li
  • Benjamin Desiderato
  • Matt Gust
  • Gloriani Sanchez
  • Sneha Jeevan
  • Yaoyao Xu
  • Lucy Jones