CURRENT MEMBERS:

Jeong-Yeol Yoon, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Professor and Associate Head for Graduate Affairs, Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Biosystems Engineering; Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ph.D. UCLA (Biomedical Engineering); Ph.D./M.S./B.S. Yonsei University (Chemical Engineering)
E-mail: jyyoon at arizona edu

Sangsik Kim, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellow, Biosystems Engineering
Ph.D./M.S. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) (Environmental Science & Technology)
B.S. Kyungpook National University (Environmental Engineering)
E-mail: sangsik at email arizona edu

Kattika Kaarj, Ph.D. Student, Biosystems Engineering
B.S. Suranaree University of Technology (Biology)
E-mail: kkaarj at email arizona edu

Kenneth Schackart, Ph.D. Student, Biosystems Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)
E-mail: schackartk at email arizona edu

Alexander Day, Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering)
E-mail: alexanderday at email arizona edu

Yan Liang, Ph.D. Student, Chemistry & Biochemistry
M.S. Georgetown University (Biochemistry)
B.S. China Agricultural University (Biochemistry)
E-mail: yanliang at email arizona edu

Lane Breshears, Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering)
E-mail: lbreshears at email arizona edu

Katelyn Sosnowski, Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering)
E-mail: ksosnowski at email arizona edu

Alanna Zubler, Ph.D. Student, Biosystems Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)
E-mail: avzubler at email arizona edu

Patarajarin Akarapipad, M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering)
E-mail: patarajarina at email arizona edu

Ryan Zenhausern, M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering)
E-mail: ryanzenhausern at email arizona edu

Brandon Nguyen, M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering)
E-mail: btnguyen at email arizona edu

Babak Safavinia, AMP Student, Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: safavinia at email arizona edu

Tyler Hertenstein, AMP Student, Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: tylerhertenstein at email arizona edu

Cassidy Mannier, AMP Student, Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: cmannier17 at email arizona edu

Noah Hubler, Undergraduate Student, Biochemistry
E-mail: nhulber at email arizona edu

Jacob Baker, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: jacobbaker at email arizona edu

Samantha Mata, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: samanthamata at email arizona edu

Hasina Shir, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
E-mail: hshir at email arizona edu

PAST POST-DOCS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS: (with current or last known affiliations)

Lonnie Lucas, Ph.D., Senior Program Manager, Applied Enegertics
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab, 2004-2007
M.S./B.S. Michigan State University (M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering; B.S. in Mechanical Engineering)

Keesung Kim, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Seoul National University
Post-doc. University of Arizona, Biosensors Lab 2006-2008 (co-supervised with Prof. Gene A. Giacomelli)
Ph.D./M.S./B.S. Seoul National University (Rural Systems Engineering)

Tremaine Powell, Ph.D., Dean, Engineering and Information Technology, Chattanooga State Community College
Post-doc. US EPA, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2004-2008
M.S. Pennsylvania State University (Agricultural & Biological Engineering)
B.S. Florida A&M University (Biological & Agricultural Systems Engineering)

Jin-Hee Han, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Merck
Post-doc. U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of California, Davis
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2005-2008
M.S./B.S. Seoul National University (Rural Systems Engineering)

Brian Heinze, Ph.D., Biosystems Engineer, OptiEnz Sensors
Post-doc. Colorado State University
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2007-2010
B.S. University of Arizona (Biology)

Christopher Stemple, M.S., Product Marketing Engineer, Texas Instruments
M.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2010-2011
B.S. University of Arizona (Electrical Engineering)

Phat Tran, Ph.D., Perfusionist, Stanford University Medical Center
Post-doc. University of Arizona College of Medicine
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2008-2011
B.S. University of Arizona (Chemistry / Biochemistry / Molecular & Cellular Biology)

Hyuck-Jin Kwon, Ph.D., Medical Laboratory Technologist, Dynacare Core Laboratory
Post-doc. McMaster University, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2009-2011
M.S./B.S. Seoul National University (Rural Systems Engineering)

David You, M.D., Ph.D., Resident Physician, Rutgers University Hospital
M.D. Albany Medical College
Post-doc./Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2008-2012
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)

Pei-Shih Liang, Ph.D., Research Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS
Post-doc. University of California, Davis
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2010-2013
M.S./B.S. National Taiwan University (Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering / Civil Engineering)

Christopher Fronczek, Ph.D., Laboratory Specialist, BioDot
Post-doc. University of Arizona Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Post-doc./Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2010-2014
B.S. Louisiana State University (Biological Engineering)

Jessica Crosby (née Gamboa), Ph.D., Clinical Specialist, Avery Therapeutics
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2010-2014 (co-supervised with Prof. Marvin J. Slepian)
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)

Scott Angus, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Guild BioSciences, division of Guild Associates
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2011-2014
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)

Dustin Harshman, Ph.D., Scientist, GenMark Diagnostics
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2011-2015
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)

Tigran Napapetian, M.S., Engineer II, BD
M.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2013-2015
B.S. University of California, Davis (Biomedical Engineering)

Tu San Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kyungpook National University
Post-doc. University of Arizona, Biosensors Lab 2012-2016
Ph.D./M.S. Seoul National University (Biosystems Engineering)
B.S. Chonnam National University (Agricultural Engineering)

Ariana Nicolini, Ph.D., Research Bioengineer, Air Force Research Laboratory
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2013-2017
B.S. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering / Anthropology)

Vina Nguyen, M.S., Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Stanford University Medical Center
M.S. University of Arizona (Medical Pharmacology - Perfusion Sciences) Biosensors Lab 2015-2017
B.S. University of Houston (Mathematical Biology)

Soohee Cho, Ph.D., Global Product Manager, Abbott Laboratories
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2014-2017
B.S. University of Arizona (Molecular & Cellular Biology / Psychology)

Katherine Klug (née McCracken), Ph.D., Staff Engineer II, Davids Engineering
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2014-2017
B.S. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering)

Robin Sweeney, Ph.D., Automation Applications Scientist, Unchained Labs
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2014-2017
B.S. University of Scranton (Biology / Biomathematics)

Benjamin Alouidor, M.S., Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
M.S. University of Arizona (Medical Pharmacology - Perfusion Sciences) Biosensors Lab 2016-2018
B.S. Pennsylvania State University (Biotechnology)

Soo Chung, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellow, USDA-ARS
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2019
M.S. Seoul National University (Biosystems Engineering)
B.S. Yonsei University (Materials Science & Engineering)

Tiffany-Heather Ulep, Ph.D., Technical Writer, KW Law
Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2020
B.S. University of Hawaii at Manoa (Biological Engineering)

Matthew Bills, Ph.D., Systems Engineer, Roche Tissue Diagnostics
Research Specialist/Ph.D. University of Arizona (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2020
B.S. Brigham Young University - Idaho (Biology)

PAST VISITING SCHOLARS: (with affiliations at the time of their UA visits; short-term visitors are not listed)

Jae-Young Song, D.V.M., Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, 2007-2008, from Animal & Plant Quarantine Agency (Division Director)
Byung-Sik Kim, Ph.D., Sabbatical Leave, 2007-2008, from Dongguk University (Vice President for External Affairs)
Hwasop Lim, Sabbatical Leave, 2010-2011, from Yonhap News Agency (Staff Writer and Deputy Director)
Hamyong Park, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, 2011, from Korean Intellectual Property Office (Deputy Director)
Bumsang Kim, Ph.D., Sabbatical Leave, 2011-2012, from Hongik University (Professor in Chemical Engineering)
Tae Hoon Oh, M.D., Ph.D., Sabbatical Leave, 2012-2013, from Inje University Sanggye-Paik Hospital (Professor in Internal Medicine)
Ho Bin Seo, Visiting Ph.D. Student, 2016, from Korea University (Ph.D. Student in Biotechnology)
Jongchul Seo, Ph.D., Sabbatical Leave, 2016-2017, from Yonsei University (Professor in Packaging)
Navaporn Sritong, Visiting M.S. Student, 2018, from Suranaree University of Technology (M.S. Student in Biology)
Theanchai Wiwasuku, Visiting Ph.D. Student, 2020, from Khon Kaen University (Ph.D. Student in Chemistry)

PAST UNDERGRADUATES:

Michael Brown, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2005
Marika Klappert, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2005-2006
Priyanca Sarkar, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2005-2006
Brian Heinze, Undergraduate Student (Biology), Biosensors Lab 2005-2007
Paul Hont, Undergraduate Student (Economics / Chemistry), Biosensors Lab 2006-2007
Jennine Chesler, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2005-2008
Teresa Lam, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2009
Anbar Najam, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2007-2008
Upasna Chandarana, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2008
Yee Tchao, Undergraduate Student (Microbiology), Biosensors Lab 2008-2009
Jessica Gamboa, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2008-2010
Scott Angus, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2009-2011
Deepa Patel, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2009-2010
Zachary Dean, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2009-2010
Joseph del Rossi, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2010
Kenneth Geshell, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2009-2011
Katherine McCracken, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2010-2013
Christopher Love, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2011
Katrina DeCook, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2012
Samir Mohandes, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2012-2013
Scott Brechbiel, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2013
Wenyue Li, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2011-2013
Roberto Reyes, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2012-2014
Lily Walsh, Undergraduate Student (Chemical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2012-2013
Michael Bollig, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2012-2013
Erin Cahill, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2013
Soohee Cho, Undergraduate Student (Molecular & Cellular Biology / Psychology), Biosensors Lab 2013-2014
Sarah Rogan, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014
Tyler Connel, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014
Kirstie Birmingham, Undergraduate Student (Biopsystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014
Serge Dogbevi, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2013-2014
Brianna Rao, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014
Victoria Raught, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014
Jessica Mergener, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014-2015
Andrew D'Arcangelis, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2015
Elan Snitkin, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2015
Alexandra Downs, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2015-2016
Tyler Toth, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2014-2016
Collin Gilchrist, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2015-2016
Cory Luke, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2015-2016
Jamie Hernandez, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2016
Michael Sveiven, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2016
Samuel Kim, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2016-2017
Veronica Paz, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2016-2017
Jacob Pfeiffer, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2016-2017
Austin Vedder, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2017
Suzanne Gatons, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering), Biosensors Lab 2017
Lane Breshears, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2018
Alexander Day, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2018
Trinny Tat, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2018
Alexa Shumaker, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2018
Laurel Dieckhaus, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2018
Elizabeth Budiman, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2019
Jennifer Ngo, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2016-2019
Patarajarin Akarapipad, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2017-2019
Marianne Madias, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2017-2019
Christian Jennings, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2017-2019
Katelyn Sosnowski, Undergraduate Student, (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2017-2019
Sean Perea, Undergraduate Student (Chemical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2018-2019
Christina Loera, Undergraduate Student (Chemical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2018-2019
Alana Gonzales, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2018-2020
Kerri Bjornholm, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2019-2020
Nathan Upp, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2019-2020
Ryan Tran, Undergraduate Student (Biochemistry) Biosensors Lab 2019-2020
Ryan McNamara, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2019-2020
Anakaren Romero-Lozano, Undergraduate Student (Biomedical Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2019-2020
Amarta Singh, Undergraduate Student (Biosystems Engineering) Biosensors Lab 2020

Last revised: September 8, 2020.