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Jonathan D. Posner, Ph.D.
Professor
Joint Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
Family Medicine, Adjunct
Email: jposner[a]uw.edu
Phone: 206.543.9834
Hometown: Cambridge, Mass.

Current Members

Andrew BenderAndrew Bender
Ph.D. Graduate Research Associate
Mechanical Engineering
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Institute of Translational Health Sciences Fellow
bendera[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Moscow, ID
Jay RutherfordJay Rutherford
Ph.D. Graduate Research Associate
Chemical Engineering
jayruth[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Missoula, MT
Ben SullivanBen Sullivan
Ph.D. Graduate Research Associate
Mechanical Engineering
bensulli[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Richland, WA
Ayokunle OlanrewajuAyokunle Olanrewaju
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Mechanical Engineering
ayokunle[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria

Jane ZhangJane Zhang
Acting Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
janeyz[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Xi’an, China
Tiffany LoTiffany Lo
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Materials Science and Engineering
tiffalo[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Seattle, WA

Adair WarrenAdair Warren
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Molecular Biology
acw96[a]uw.edu
Hometown: San Diego, CA
David JuergensDavid Juergens
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Chemical Engineering
davidcj[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Richland, WA

Alumni

Wen-Che Hou, Ph.D.Wen-Che Hou, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
Now:Assistant professor at National Cheng Kung University
Hometown: Pingtung, Taiwan
Kiril Hristovski, Ph.D.Kiril Hristovski, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
Now: Associate Professor at ASU Polytechnic, Mesa, AZ
Hometown: Skopje, Macedonia

James (Jung-Yeul) Jung, Ph.D.James (Jung-Yeul) Jung, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
Korean Research Foundation Fellow
Now: Assistant Professor Kyung Hee University
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Juan Tibaquira, Ph.D.Juan Tibaquira, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Fulbright Fellow
“Reclaiming Water From Energy Generation Technologies” Graduated: 05/2010
Now: Mechanical Engineering Dean at Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira
Hometown: Pereira, Colombia

Kamil Salloum, Ph.D.Kamil Salloum, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Fulton Fellow
“Membraneless Microfluidic Fuel Cells” Graduated: 11/2010
Now: Intel Corp., Hillsboro, OR
Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon

Philip Wheat, Ph.D.Philip Wheat, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
NSF Graduate Fellow, Fulton Fellow
“Collective behavior of swimming bimetallic motors in chemical concentration gradients” Graduated: 05/2011
Now: Captain, US Marine Corps.
Hometown: Gilbert, Arizona

Steven A Klein, Ph.D.Steven A Klein, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Fulton Fellow
“Volumetric particle velocimetry for microscale flows” Graduated: 06/2011
Now: Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Jeffrey Moran, Ph.D.Jeffrey Moran, Ph.D.
NSF Graduate Fellow
“Electrokinetic Locomotion” Graduated: 05/2013
Now: Assistant Professor at George Mason University
Hometown: Denver, CO

Nathan Marine, Ph.D.Nathan Marine, Ph.D.
SFAZ Graduate Fellow
“Behavior of Colloids with Anisotropic Diffusivities” Graduated: 06/2013
Now: Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ
Hometown: Litchfield Park, AZ

Babak Yaghoubi Moghadam, Ph.D.Babak Yaghoubi Moghadam, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Commercialization Fellow
“Isotachophoresis in Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices” Graduated: 08/2014
Now: Becton, Dickinson and Company., Bedford, MA
Hometown: Tehran, Iran
Charlie_CorredorCharles Corredor, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Nanotech & Molecular Engineering
NSF Graduate Fellow, NAS-Ford foundation Fellow
“Methods to Assess Presence and Biological Impact of Engineered Nanoparticles” Graduated: 12/2015
Now: Co-Founder at Phoresa
Hometown: New York, NY
Mark BorysiakMark D. Borysiak, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
GAANN Graduate Fellow
“Nucleic Acid Diagnostics Using Isotachophoresis and Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification” Graduated: 08/2016
Now: Co-Founder at Phoresa
Hometown: Sylvania, OH
Jianzhu YinJianzhu Yin
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
“Soft Tactile Sensor Embedded Artificial Skin”
Graduated: 06/2017
Now: LIGHTEL, Renton, WA
Hometown: Dalian, China
Karl KerrGary “Karl” Kerr
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
“Isotachophoresis Enhanced Point-of-Care Immunoassays for Clinical Diagnostics”
Graduated: 06/2017
Hometown: Kingsport, TN

Michael SchroederMichael Schroeder
M.S. Mechanical Engineering
“Radial Flow Electroosmotic Pump Architectures” Graduated: 2010
Now: Intel Corp., Chandler, AZ

Guru NavaneethamGuru Navaneetham
M.S. Mechanical Engineering
“Electrokinetic Instabilities of Non-dilute Colloidal Suspensions”
Graduated: 2007
Now: Currently at Lincus Energy Inc.
Abhishek JainAbhishek Jain
M.S. Mechanical Engineering
“Continuous Hydrodynamic Separation In a Pinched Microchannel”
Graduated: 2007
Now: Assistant Prof. at Texas A&M University
Carlos PerezCarlos Perez
Graduate Research Assistant
SFAz Graduate Fellow
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Jesse AultJesse Ault
NSF NNIN REU Student
Hometown: LaPorte, IN
Now: PhD Student with Howard Stone, Princeton.

Christine BurdettChristine Burdett
NSF NNIN REU Student
Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Erin PeckErin Peck
FURI Student

Camille MetzingerCamille Metzinger
FURI Student

Meagan HaugoMeagan Haugo
FURI Student

Jamie BaackJamie Baack
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Mesa, AZ

Kurtis TownsendKurtis Townsend
FURI Student

Ryan TillRyan Till
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Deceased, 2007

Joshua JamesJoshua James
FURI Student

Matt CarrollMatt Carroll
FURI Student
Hometown: Martinez, CA

Jesse ButterfieldJoshua James
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Auburn, WA

Colin JenkelColin Jenkel
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Issaquah, WA

Rachel BentonRachel Benton
NSF NNIN REU Student
Hometown: Woodbridge, VA

Allison F. PintoAllison F. Pinto
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Bellevue, WA

William WalkerWilliam Walker
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada

Zhenya Yuferova
Zhenya Yuferova
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Ekaferinburg, Russia

Haoli Wang, Ph.D.Haoli Wang, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar
Hometown: Shanxi, China

Kelly ConnellyKelly Connelly
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Jay WolferJay Wolfer
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Spokane, WA

Eric J. MooersEric J. Mooers
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Olympia, WA

Haoli Wang, Ph.D.Kevin Kimura
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Stefan FoulstoneStefan Foulstone
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Amanda LevensonAmanda Levenson
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Chemical Engineering
Levinson Emerging Scholar
Mary Gates Research Scholar
CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholar
alev23[a]uw.edu
Hometown: Sammamish, WA