Dr.Liu Lab: Bio Nanomechanics, LU

 

 

 

Principle Investigator

 

 

 

Yaling Liu

Department of Mechanical Engireening & Mechanics

Bioengineering Program

Associate Professor, Lehigh University

Associate member, Center for Targeted Therapeutics and Translational Nanomedicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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PhD Students

 

 

Jifu Tan

Mechanical Engineering

Project: Computational Nanoparticle Drug Delivery and Microfluidics experiment validation

 

 

Antony Thomas

Biomedical Engineering

Cancer cell capture on micropatterned surface
Nanoparticle biodistribution in biomimetic chips
DNA-Au Nanoparticle based optical switch and DNA-Au nanoparticle assembly

 

 

Shunqiang Wang

Bioengineering

Project: Circulating Tumor Cell Capture and Biosensing at Ultralow Concentration

 

 

Doruk Erdem Yunus

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical/Biomedical design and manufacturing

 

 

Christopher Uhl

Bioengineering

Particle delivery in biomimetic vascular flow networks
Testing the stent/cell interaction that occurs during stent implantation
Detection of proteins associated with circulating tumor cells at very low concentrations

 

Undergraduate Students

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Dan DePietro

Bioengineering

Cancer cell capture on micropatterned surface and Nanoparticle distribution on ICAM-1 coated biomimetic chips

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John Curry

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Project: Enhanced mixing by ultrasound excited microbubbles

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Kyle Selditch

Bioengineering 

DNA-Au Nanoparticle based optical switch and DNA-Au nanoparticle assembly

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Hannah Feragen

Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts and Sciences

Project: 3D design and visualization of complex bio-nano systems

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Jinliang Li

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Project: Mechanical stretching device for stimulation of cells and biomolecules

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Jordan Rejaud

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Project: Biomimetic Microfluidic Chips

 

Matthew Waller, (B.S., ME.) Project: Cell-Biomaterial Interaction

Chad Molyet, (B.S., ME.) Former Project: Nanoparticle Distribution in Capillary Channel

Daniel Tran, (B.S., Biology.) Former Project: Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle Thermal Thearpy

 

 

 


Research Associates

 

 

Abhijit Ramchandran

Biomedical Engineering

Project: Characterization and Enumeration of Heterogeneous Cancer Cell Transformation and Clonal Progression using Microfluidics and Microelectronics


Past Graduate Students

 

 

Samar Shah

(M.S., ME, now work as Project Engineer in a chemical industry at Virginia)

Thesis: Numerical simulation of particle adhesion dynamics for applications in Nanomedicine and Biosensing

 

 

Abhijit Ramchandran

(M.S., BME, now at Dava Oncology working on Cancer Clinical Research at Dallas)

Thesis: Moleculer modeling of DNA translocation in Bio-Functionalized nanopores with applications in Gene sequencing

 

 

Qingjiang Guo

(M.S., ME)

Thesis: Biosensing at Ultralow Concentration

 

 

Manohara Mariyappa

(M.S., ME, now work as Project Engineer in Altair Engineering, Inc. at Detroit)

Thesis: Multiscale modeling of targeted drug delivery and DIEP flap perfusion

 

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