Alumni

Graduate Alumni

Batur Ercan, Ph.D.

Hometown: Ankara, Turkey

Project Title: Anodized Nanotubular Titanium as an Orthopedic Implant and the Effect of Electrical Stimulation

Prior Degrees: M.Sc. Materials Science & Engineering, B.Sc. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Prior Graduate Institution: Purdue University

Undergraduate Institution: METU, Ankara, TR

Degree: Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D.

Completed: Fall 2010

Updates: Post-Doc at Harvard Medical (2010)


Deborah Gorth, M.Sc

Hometown:

Project Title: Nanoparticle Toxicity; Anodized and Etched Stainless Steel for Vascular Applications

Prior Degrees: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Institution: Brown University

Degree: M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: DGorth@gmail.com

Completed: Fall 2010


Kim Kummer, M.Sc

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Project Title: Effect of Varying Nanotube Size on Titanium for Antibacterial Properties

Prior Degrees: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Institution: Brown University

Degree: M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: kim_kummer at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2012


Joseph Ramos, M.Sc

Hometown: Ă“bidos, Portugal

Project Title: Investigation of Selenium Nanoparticle Toxicity

Prior Degrees: M.Sc. Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, M.P.H. Global Health, B.A Sociological Medicine

Undergraduate Institution: Connecticut College

Degree: M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: joseph_ramos at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2012


Justin Seil, Ph.D.

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Project Title: Bacteriocidal Ultrasound Therapy Enhancement on Antibacterial Nanomaterials

Prior Degrees: M.Sc. Bioengineering, B.Sc. Bioengineering

Undergraduate Institution: University of Illinois, Chicago

Degree: Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering

Email: Justin_Seil at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2011


Erik Taylor, Ph.D.

Hometown: Cedar Creek, Texas

Project Title: Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Orthopedic Applications

Prior Degrees: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Institution: University of Texas, Austin

Degree: Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering

Email: erik_taylor at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2012

Update: Fulbright Scholar ('12-'13); India


Nhiem Tran, Ph.D.

Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam

Project Title: Magnetic Nanoparticles for Treating Bone Diseases

Prior Degrees: B.Sc. Physics

Undergraduate Institution: Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Degree: Ph.D. Physics

Email: nhiem_tran at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2011

Updates: Post-Doc at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University Alpert Medical School


Lei Yang, Ph.D.

Hometown: China

Project Title: Nanocrystalline Diamond for Orthopedic Applications

Prior Degrees: M.Eng. Material Science and Engineering, B.Eng. Material Science and Engineering

Undergraduate Institution: Tsinghua University, Beijing, PR China

Degree: Ph.D. Material Science and Biomedical Engineering

Email: lei_yang at brown.edu

Completed: Fall 2010

Updates: Post-Doc at Brown University (2010)


Chang Yao, Ph.D.

Hometown: China

Prior Degrees: M.Sc. Materials Science and Engineering

Prior Graduate Institution: Purdue University

Degree: Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering

Completed: Fall 2008




Lijuan Zhang, Ph.D.

Hometown: China

Project Title: Decreasing Cancer Cell Functions Using Nano-topography PLGA

Prior Degrees: B.Sc. Engineering

Undergraduate Institution: Sichuan University China

Degree: Ph.D. Chemistry

Email: Lijuan_Zhang at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2012

Undergraduate Alumni

Daniel Hoff, B.Sc.

Hometown: Clarence, NY

Project title: Functionalized Helical Rosette Nanotubes for Drug Delivery Across the Blood Brain Barrier

High School: Clarence High School

Degree: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: daniel_hoff at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2012



Meleha Ahmad (Mel), B.Sc.

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan

Project Title: Creation of an Appropriate Osteochondral Construct for Osteoarthritis Patients

High School: Karachi Grammar School

Degree: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: meleha_ahmad at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2011



Holly Lauridsen, B.Sc.

Hometown: Portland, OR

Project Title: Nano-scale Modification of Metallic Surfaces for Improved Endothelial Cell Adhesion in Vascular Stents High School: Lincoln High School

Degree: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: holly_lauridsen at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2011

Updates: PhD Student at Yale University (2011)



Shang Song, B.Sc.

Hometown: China/Guam

Project Title: Self-assembled Rosette Nanotubes for Drug Delivery and Orthopedic Applications.

High School: George Washington High School

Degree: B.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Email: shang_song at berkeley.edu

Updates: PhD Student at UC Berkeley and UCSF Joint Graduate Program in Bioengineering


Jennie Yoo, B.Sc.

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Project Title: Carbon Nanofiber Materials for Cardiovascular Patch Applications

High School: Leland High School

Degree: Biology, Sc.B.

Email: jennie_yoo at brown.edu

Completed: Spring 2012



**There have been many before the start of this website, to Dr. Webster's credit. But for now, this archive will only include people after this website was created. If you are an alum of Dr. Webster's Lab (at any time) and would like to be added to this page, please email Ben Geilich at geilich.b at husky.neu.edu!