A Collaborative & Diverse Group
We are a group conducting interdisciplinary research that values curiosity, collaboration, hard work, and a healthy amount of fun. Our group welcomes researchers at any level that share our enthusiasm for science.
Roberto Andresen Eguiluz
Principal Investigator
Cory-James Pugne-Andenoro
Ph.D. Student, QSB
Justin Pham
B.S. Student, Materials Science

Tasked with the mission to acquire contact angle values of a variety of substrates.

Saigeetha Bhaskar
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
Isha Saini
B.S. Student, Bioengineering

Characterization of several polyacrylamide hydrogels using micro-indentation to extract relaxation times and elastic moduli. 

Syeda Tajin Ahmed
Postdoctoral Scholar, MBSE
Joining October 2021
Nawshin Sultana Jenifar
Ph.D. Student, MBSE
Ariell Smith
Ph.D. Student, MBSE
Joyce Saltzherr
B.S. Student, Bioengineering

I am working on a mechanical stretcher that will strain elastic membranes to mimic lung movement.

Tiffany Murga Duarte
UROC Fellow

We are currently looking for motivated, hard-working researchers. Previous experience in the topics listed is not required.


Amar Mann
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Summer 2021) – M.Sc. at Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis

Benjamin Reams
CCBM-CREST Fellow (Summer 2021)

Felipe Ramirez
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Fall 2020)

Nicole Garza
B.S. Student, Biological Sciences (Fall 2019-Summer 2020)

Syndee Villa
B.S. Student, Materials Science and Engineering (Summer 2020)- SEM/Materials Analyst at Advanced Materials.

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