Alumni

Kazage Utuje
Physicsutuje-kazage

Kazage was a former IGERT Associate advised by
Cristina Marchetti in  Physics

Thesis Title: Continuum Models of Collective Migration in Living Tissues.

He took a position at Manlius Pebble Hill.


Prashant Mishra
Physics

Prashant was a former IGERT Associate advised
by Mark Bowick and Cristina Marchetti in Physics. He took on a position at the Galloway School in Atlanta.

Thesis Title: Pattern formation in active nematics.

 


Aaron Wolfe
Physics 

Aaron was a former IGERT Associate advised
by Professor Liviu Movileanu in Structural Biology, Biochemistry, and Biophysics (SB3)

He is the COO at Ichor Therapeutics, Inc.

 


Erin McMullin 

photo of Erin McMullin

Erin was a former IGERT Associate advised by Dr. Patrick Mather in Bioengineering

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Kathleen KellyKelly_K large ed
Physics

Kathleen was a former IGERT Associate advised by Martin Forstner in Physics.  She is currently working at Ichor Therapeutics, Inc. in Lafayette, NY as a Biology Director.

 


Ian McCabe Photo of Ian McCabe

Ian was a former IGERT Associate advised by Martin Forstner in Physics.  He completed his PhD in August 2015.

Thesis Title:   Observing, Understanding, and Manipulating Biological Membranes.


Adolphe Kazadi BadiambileadoIGERT
Physics

Adolphe was a former IGERT Associate advised by Martin Forstner.  He completed his PhD in August 2015.

Thesis Title:  Modulation and Interactions of Charged Biomemetic Membranes with Bivalent Ions


Eleni Degagaphoto of Eleni Degaga
Physics

Eleni was a former IGERT Associate advised by Martin Forstner.  She completed her PhD in June 2014. Eleni is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Physics Department at Georgetown University.

Thesis Title: The non-erythroid membrane skeleton and its role in mechanotransduction.


Amir Torbati
photo of Amir TorbatiBioengineering

Amir was a former IGERT Associate and was advised by Patrick Mather.  He received his PhD in May 2014 and is now a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Univeristy of Colorado.

Thesis Title:  Soft Shape-Memory Polymers as a Platform for Biomedical Applications

 


Pine Yang
BioengineeringPine crop

Pine was a former IGERT Associate and was advised by Patrick Mather.  She received her PhD in May 2015 and joined Rice University as a Postdoctoral associate.

Thesis Title:  New Surface and Bulk Shape Memory Effects in Polymers for Biomedical Applications


Xingbo Yang
Physicsphoto of Xingbo Yang

After leaving Syracuse University in June 2015, Xingbo Yang is now a Joint Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Physics & Astronomy and the Department of Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University working with David Schwab and Madhav Mani.

Thesis Title: Collective Phenomena in Active Systems