Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students
Haleh Aghajani

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Ahmet Omurtag

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (Electronics) from University of Tehran and Masters in Biomedical Engineering (Bioelectric) from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran

Martin Antensteiner

Incoming year: Spring 2016

Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Abidian

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Materials Science and Engineering from Pennsylvania St. University

Moin Atique

Incoming year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Joseph Francis

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Applied Physics Electronics and Communication Engineering from University of Dhaka

Mohammad Badri-Ahmadi

Incoming year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Ahmet Omurtag

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology

Kheya Banerjee

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Howard Gifford

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors Electronics and Communication Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology

Nicholas Dias

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Yingchun Zhang

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Mohammadjavad Eslamian

Incoming Year: Spring 2017

Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Abidian

Previous Degrees: Bachelors in Materials Engineering from the University of Yazd and Masters in Materials Engineering from Sharif University of Technology

Yasaman Fatapour

Incoming Year: Spring 2017

Advisor: Dr. Muayyad Al-Ubaidi

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Metallurgical Engineering from Amir Kabir University of Technology

Nathaniel Fredette

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Mini Das

Previous degree(s): Masters in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M

Sindhu Gangula

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Chandra Mohan

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, India

Ayse Genc

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Muna Naash

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Hacettepe University and Masters in Biomedical Sciences from University of Houston-Victoria

Maya Gough

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Elebeoba May

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biology from Kent State University

John Hite

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Metin Akay

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biochemistry from the University of Houston

Claire Holley

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biochemistry and Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and Masters in Biomedical Sciences from UT Health

Tianxiao Jiang

Incoming year: Spring 2014

Advisor: Dr. Nuri Ince

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Zohreh Karbaschi

Incoming year: Spring 2015

Advisor: Dr. Howard Gifford

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Qom and Masters in Bioengineering from the University of Toledo

Amareswararao Kavuri

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Mini Das

Previous Degrees: Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University and Masters in Visual Information and Embedded Systems from the India Institute of Technology

Tina Kazemi

Incoming year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Metin Akay

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Renee Keller

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Metin Akay

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin

Milad Khorrami

Incoming year: Spring 2016

Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Abidian

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Materials Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Majid Latif

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Elebeoba May

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Mathematics from the University of Houston and Masters in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience from the University of Texas at Dallas

Dalia Lezzar

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Sergey Shevkoplyas

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Biochemistry and Biophysical Sciences from the University of Houston

Rihui Li

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Yingchun Zhang

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Sun Yat University, China and Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Sun Yat University, China

Yaxi Li

Incoming Year: Spring 2017

Advisor: Dr. Tianfu Wu

Previous Degrees: Bachelors in Bioscience from Luo Yang Normal University and Masters in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Zuan-Tao Lin

Incoming year: Spring 2014

Advisor: Dr. Tianfu Wu

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Pharmecutical Engineering from South China Agriculture University

Chih Hao Liu

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Technology and Masters in Biomedical Electronics from National Taiwan University

Su Liu

Incoming year: Spring 2014

Advisor: Dr. Nuri Ince

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Capitol Medical University and Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Capitol Medical University

Madeleine Lu

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Sergey Shevkoplyas

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biophysics from St. Mary's University

Oman Magaña-Tellez

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Joseph Francis

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Gwen Musial

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Jason Porter

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Rochester

Achuth Nair

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Ahmad Nazem

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Richard Willson

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biology from Rensselaer Polytech Institute and Masters in Nanobiology from SUNY at Albany

Thao Nguyen

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Chandra Mohan

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biotechnology from Vietnam National University

Thinh Truong Nguyen

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Yingchun Zhang

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Musa Ozturk

Incoming year: Spring 2015

Advisor: Dr. Nuri Ince

Previous degree(s): Bachelors Electrical Engineering from Bilkent University

Matthew Perry

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Jospeh Francis

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University

Nathaniel Piety

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Sergey Shevkoplyas

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics and Anthropology from Tulane University

Thomas Potter

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Yingchun Zhang

Previous Degree(s):

Raksha Raghunathan

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University

Justin Rippy

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Chemistry and Cell Biology from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Taha Salim

Incoming year: Spring 2013

Advisor: Dr. Elebeoba May

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences from the University of Houston

Manmohan Singh

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Tirthankar Sinha

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Muna Naash

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biotechnology from St. Xavier's College, India and Masters in Biotechnology from Pondicherry University, India

Sanam Soomro

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Chandra Mohan

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Samantha Stanley

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Chandra Mohan

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Danielle Stolley

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Elebeoba May

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin

Richard Su

Incoming year: Spring 2011

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin & Dr. Alexander Oraevsky

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin

Illknur Telkes

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Nuri Ince

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biology from the Middle East Technical University and Masters in Neuroscience from the Middle East Technical University

Kian Torabian

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Sergey Shevkoplyas

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Stanford University

Chen Wu

Incoming year: Spring 2013

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Optical Information Science and Technology from Ocen University of China and Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany

Taruna Yadav

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Joseph Francis

Previous Degrees: Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Guru Gobind Singh Indrprastha University and Masters in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology

Fanyun Yen

Incoming year: Spring 2014

Advisor: Dr. Fatima Merchant

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Ming Chuan University

Chuan Zhang

Incoming year: Fall 2013

Advisor: Dr. Yingchun Zhang

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Integrated Circuit Design and Integration System from Xidan University and Masters in Electronic Science and Technology from Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Hongqiu Zhang

Incoming year: Spring 2017

Advisor: Dr. Kirill Larin

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biology from University of Science and Technology of China and Masters in Bioogy from Tsinghua University

Master's Students
Anirudh Arunkumar

Incoming year: Spring 2017

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas - San Antonio

Priscella Asman

Incoming year: Spring 2017

Previous Degree: Bechlors in Biomedical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Christopher Candelari

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Metin Akay

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Neurobiology from the University of Texas at Austin

Nada Enan

Incoming year: Spring 2017

Advisor: Dr. Cunjiang Yu

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Houston

Zhilin Guo

Incoming year: Spring 2016

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana

Anthony Kisucky

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Abidian

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M

Nivas Kumar

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Previous Degree(s): Bachelors in Electronics from Sona College of Technology

Hongwei Lin

Incoming Year: Spring 2017

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Northeastern University

Gabrielle Massoud

Incoming Year: Spring 2017

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Brittany Moore

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Joseph Francis

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Neuroscience from UCLA

Chiko Okolo

Incoming year: Fall 2015

Advisor: Dr. Ahmet Omurtag

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biology from Prairie View A&M University

Jingyi Qiu

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Biological Science from Sichuan Agricultural University

Jessica Quisenberry

Incoming Year: Spring 2017

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Microbiology from Texas Tech University

Kelsey Smegner

Incoming year: Fall 2014

Advisor: Dr. Metin Akay

Previous degree(s): Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University

Jeffrey Sun

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Advisor: Dr. Chandra Mohan

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin

Elizabeth Tran

Incoming Year: Fall 2016

Previous Degree: Bachelors in Biochemistry and Biophysical Sciences from the University of Houston