Important Facts

Socha lab members at sweetFrog, Spring '14.

MultiSTEPS research assistant in biomimetic microfluidics, entomology, and biomedical devices at Virginia Tech with

Education
PhD Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech, ongoing
MS Biomedical Engineering, Duke University 2012
BS Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech 2010

Work
Project Coordinator, Duke University, 2012-2013
Applications Engineer, Bennett Aerospace 2011-2013

Publications
Papers:

Talks:
"Coordination of  abdominal pumping, spiracular valving, & tracheal compression. in the Madagascar hissing cockroach." Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. January 2014.

"Coordination of  abdominal pumping, spiracular valving, & tracheal compression. in the Madagascar hissing cockroach." Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Southeast Regional Meeting. Atlanta, GA. September 2013.

Press Releases:
"Bugs and Flowers Inspire New Cocktail Curiosities." 2014 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology annual conference press release, January 7th, 2014.

Personal Interests
Entomology, arachnology, marine biology, biologically inspired design, movies, computer games, comic books, martial arts


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Figure 1: Doing science at the Argonne National Lab

Figure 2: Shadowing surgeons at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Figure 3: Presenting on cockroach respiration at SICB 2014