Alumni

Ph.D. Students

Anthony_Spring20131 adjAnthony Frei, PhD

Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 2017

B.S., University of Kansas

Currently a Product Development Manager, Advanced Skin & Wound Care, Medline Industries, Inc. 

 

 

Kaiyuan_Spring2013_5Kaiyuan Jiang, PhD

Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 2017

B.S., Ocean University of China (OUC)

Currently an R&D Specialist at Best Formulations, City of Industry, CA

 

 

Mcoronel CTSMaria Coronel, PhD

Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 2016

B.S., University of Miami

Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Andres Garcia, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Jaime_Spring20131Jaime Giraldo, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, 2015

B.S., Tulane University

Currently a Scientist in the Discovery Research Division at the JDRF

 

 

Ethan_Spring2013Ethan Yang, M.S, Ph.D.

M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami 2015

M.S. and B.S., Stanford University

Currently completing M.D. portion of MD/Ph.D at the University of Miami

 

 

Jessica_Spring2013 adjJessica Weaver, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, 2013,

Awarded STAR award at Society for Biomaterials 2011; 1st place at University of Miami Research and Creativity Forum 2011; and Awarded “Best BME Graduating Ph.D.”

Currently an NIH postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Andres Garcia at the Georgia Institute of Technology

 

 

FrakerChristopher Fraker, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, 2011

Currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami

  

PedrazaEileen Pedraza, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, 2013,

Awarded NIH NIRSA Predoctoral Fellowship; Awarded “Best BME Graduating Ph.D.”

Currently a Clinical Business Intelligence Consultant at Baptist Healthcare

 

 

 

Fellows

Rengifo labHernan Rengifo, PhD.

Former Postdoctoral Fellow

Currently Material Scientist in R&D at Trividia Health

 

 

 

alice-tomei-phd_webAlice Tomei, PhD.

Former Postdoctoral Fellow

Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami

 

 

 

 

bradyAnn-Christina Brady, M.D.

Former Medical Fellow

Currently an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Surgery, University of Miami

 

 

 

Josh_Spring2013 1Joshua Gardner, M.S.

Former Project Manager, BioHub Macroporous Scaffold Device,

Currently at Orthosensor, Dania Beach, FL

 

 

 

 

M.S. Students

Finn pictureKristina Finn (Hall)

Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, 2009

Awarded “Best BME Graduating M.S.” May 2009

Currently a Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs, RTI Surgical, Gainesville, FL

MS Nonthesis Projects

Xiongjian Chen, MS Nonthesis, University of Florida, 2016-2017

Yanjunyi Li, MS Nonthesis, University of Florida, 2016-2017

 

Undergraduate Students/Volunteers

Steven Barash, Undergraduate Student, University of Florida
Ryan Geusz, Summer Honors Research Program, University of Miami, Summer 2014
Joshua Kronefield, Medical School, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2014.
Amy Tannenbaum, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2014.
Amanda Candelaria, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2014.
Courtney Johnson, NIH NIDDK-sponsored StepUP (Short Term Research Program for Underrepresented Persons) Participant, Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Summer 2013.
Maaike Braham, Bioengineering, Foreign Exchange Program, University of Twente, Summer 2013.
Corey Brutman, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2013.
Evan Cohen, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2013.
Albert Sueiras, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall 2011-Spring 2012.
Sarah Rowlinson, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall 2011-Spring 2012.
Michael Valdes, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall 2011-Spring 2012.
Matthew Maggio, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall 2011-Spring 2012.
Kystal Atia, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Spring 2011-Fall 2011.
Juan Lopez, Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) scholar, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer 2011
Rui Wang, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Summer 2009-Spring 2010.
Maria Coronel, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Summer 2009-Spring 2010.
Steve Sukert, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Summer Intern, Summer 2010.
Matthew Maggio, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer 2010
Krystal Atia, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer 2010
Jessica Weaver, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Summer 2008-Spring 2009.
Carrie Allison, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall-Spring 2009.
Courtney Brunton, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall-Spring 2009.
Rui Wang, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2009.
Elyse Barrett, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2009
Michael Valdes, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer 2009 & 2010
Maria Coronel, Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Summer Intern, Summer 2009.
Leslie Goldburg, Biomedical Engineering, Rice University, Summer 2008
Angelica Cobo, Maria Parker, Maria Jiron, and Juan P. Rojas, Senior Design Project, Florida International University, Fall 2007 to Spring 2008
Luana Ramchaman, Bioengineering, NIH NIDDK-sponsored StepUP (Short Term Research Program for Underrepresented Persons) Participant, Syracuse University, Summer 2007.
Angelica Cobo, Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, Summer 2007 to Spring 2008
Amirah Khan, Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Summer 2007.
Rishona Frank, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall-Spring 2007.
Eric Martinez, Senior Design Project, University of Miami, Fall-Spring 2007.