People

 

 FACULTY AND STAFF

  • Suresh Raghavan, Ph.D.

     

    • Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa
    • Associate Faculty Research Engineer, BioMOST Division of the CCAD
  • Jia Lu, Ph.D.

     

    • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at the University of Iowa
    • Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics & Computational Science Graduate Program
    • Associate Faculty Research Engineer, BioMOST Division of the CCAD
  • Benjamin Dickerhoff 
  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineer- University of Iowa. 
  • Research Engineer, BioMOST Division of CCAD

 

 PH.D. CANDIDATES 

  • Ryan Amelon 
    • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering- University of Iowa
    • Projects
      • Lung Mechanics
      • Atrial Septum Occluder Device Testing
  • Kathleen Lin
    • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering- University of California, Davis
    • Projects
      • Effects of Oversizing on Graft Folding for Barbed and Barbless Grafts
      • Stent Strut Design Impact on Endovascular Graft Susceptibility to Folding
  • Manasi Ramachandran
    • B.E.- Anna University, Chennai, India 
    • Projects
      • Shape Analysis of Cerebral Aneurysms
  • Rohini Retarekar
    • B.E. Biomedical- SGSITS, Indore, India  
    • Projects
      • Study of Hemodynamics of Brain Aneurysms
      • Mechanical Testing of Microspheres for Embolization of Cerebral Aneurysms
      • Compliance Testing of Synthetic Grafts

M.S. CANDIDATES 

  • Gaurav Vinodkumar Sharda 
    • Pursuing joint B.S./M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Projects
      • Assessment of Intracranial Aneurysm Shape as an Indicator of Rupture Risk-- Segmentation & Registration of two orthogonal views of Cerebral Angiograms
  • David Welch
    • B.A. in Physics- Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Projects
      • Pre-aneurysm Vessel Reconstruction

B.S. CANDIDATES 

  • Benjamin Berkowitz 
    • Pursuing joint B.S. in Biomedical Engineering w/ Cardiovascular Biomechanics emphasis
    • Projects
      • Three-dimensional Geometric Computer Model of Cerebral Vasculature
      • Multimedia Graphical User Interface for Online Data Input
  • Tatiana Correa
    • Pursuing joint B.S. in Biomedical Engineering w/ Pre-med emphasis
    • Projects
      • Pre-aneurysm Vessel Reconstruction
  • Andrew Jennings
    • Pursuing joint B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
    • Projects
      • Fabrication and Testing of Simulated Blood Flow Loop
  • Tony Melchoirri
    • Pursuing joint B.S. in Biomedical Engineering w/ Cardiovascular Biomechanics emphasis
    • Projects
      • Analysis of the Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder