Members


PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Prof. Shah at the SQI lab

Prof. Shah at the SQI lab

Ramille N. Shah, Ph.D. [CV]
Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Assistant Professor, Organ Transplantation – Department of Surgery
Courtesy Appointment, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University | B.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology (SQI)
Email: [email protected]


POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Adam 3D printing

Adam

Adam Jakus, Ph.D.

Hartwell Postdoctoral Fellow
Northwestern University | Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology | B.S. and M.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: Engineering and 3D-printing new metal, ceramic, polymer, composite, and advanced material functional inks. Developing new multi-material printing techniques. Design and implementation of 3D-printing enabled materials and devices for medical, structural, and energy applications.

Christoph

Christoph Kenel, Dr. sc.

SNSF Postdoctoral Fellow
ETH Zurich | Dr. sc. Materials Science and Engineering
[email protected]
Research Interests: Densification mechanisms of 3D-printed micro-trusses upon reduction/sintering using synchrotron-based in situ X-ray diffraction and tomography to reveal the fundamentals of reduction, densification, and interdiffusion

 

 


GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

Phillip at SQI

Phillip at SQI

Phillip Lewis
Northwestern University | Ph.D Candidate, Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University | B.S. Biomedical Engineering, minor Biology
2015 NU Biotechnology Training Program Awardee
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: 3D printed constructs for tissue regeneration and differentiation of induced pluripotent stem (IPS) cells.

 

 

Shannon

Shannon Taylor

Northwestern University | Ph.D. Candidate, Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | B.S. Archaeology and Materials
2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Co-advisor: Prof. David Dunand
Email:[email protected]
Research Interests: Additive manufacturing of Ni-Mn-Ga and NiTi shape memory micro-lattices (read more here)

 

 

Jimmy

Jimmy

Jimmy Su
Northwestern University | Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University | B.S. Biomedical Engineering
2015 NU Biotechnology Training Program Trainee
Co-advisor: Dr. Jason A. Wertheim
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: Extracellular matrix-derived and 3D-printed scaffolds to study glomerular endothlial cell and podocyte interactions with implications in kidney bioengineering.

 

 

Danielle

Danielle

Danielle Duggins
Northwestern University | Ph.D. Student, Materials Science and Engineering
Gordon College | B.S. Physics
Email:[email protected]
Research Interests:  Investigating the underlying principles that make materials systems printable. Developing constructs for designing ink systems for 3D-printing in which the printed objects have predictable and tunable properties.

 

Emma

Emma

Emma Gargus
Northwestern University | Ph.D. Student, Life Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | B.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Email:[email protected]
Research Interests: Engineering and 3D-printing new tissue-specific biomaterial inks, development of 3D-printed constructs as prostheses and for tissue regeneration.

 

Nick

Nick

Nicholas Geisendorfer
Northwestern University | Ph.D. Student, Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University | B.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: 3D-printing of functional materials and 3D-printed device fabrication

 

 

 

Kelly

Kelly Parker
Northwestern University | Ph.D. Student, Materials Science and Engineering
Stanford University | B.S. Materials Science and Engineering
2016 NU Cabell Fellow
email: [email protected]
Research Interests: Nanoparticle incorporation into hydrogel- and particle-based inks, novel imaging techniques for a greater understanding of the microstructure and interfacial interactions of 3D-printed scaffolds.

 

 

Clayton

Clayton

Clayton Rische 

Northwestern University | M.S. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University | B.S. Materials Science and Engineering
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: 3D-printed extracellular matrix particle inks and papers, organ bioengineering, lymph and immunoengineering

 

 

 

 

Margaret

Margaret Hammersley
Northwestern University | M.S. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering
Michigan Technological University | B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: 3-D printed scaffolds, drug delivery, and hydrogels

 

 

 

 

 

 


UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Tyler

Tyler

Tyler Frye

Northwestern University | B.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University |B.M. Student, Voice and Opera Performance
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: cardiac tissue regeneration through 3D printed bioactive scaffolding, and using dECM particle based ink systems to make regenerative medicine more efficient and accessible

 

Sarah

Sarah Venetianer

Northwestern University | B.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: 3-D printed glass, mechanical behavior of 3-D printed materials, particle based inks

 

 

 

 

 


LAB ALUMNI

Postdoctoral Scholars: Eunji Chung-Yoo, Ph.D., Karpagavalli Ramji, Ph.D.

Graduate Students: Alexandra Rutz, Sungsoo (Seth) Lee, Adam Jakus, Jonathan Rosini, Mark Enselman, Karen Chien, Brian Aguado, An-Tu Xie

Undergraduates: Kelly Hyland, Christina Robinson, Chris Lee, John Jeevarajan, Aalap Herur-Raman, Katie Jaycox Koube, Sung Chan Yoo, Emmy Makridakis, Divya Kathuria, Alex Evanoff, Mirasbek Kuterbekov, Rachel Edwards, Justin Liu, Wang Sheng, Thomas (TJ) Smith, Mayank Vijayvergia, Nilesh Kavthekar

Visiting Students: Aakash Setty

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