People

Premnath Lab Team

Principal Investigator

Priyatha Premnath
Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Education
Postdoctoral fellowship at McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health at University of Calgary
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University (now Toronto Metropolitan University)
Masters in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University
Bachelor of Technology in Biomedical Instrumentation and Engineering at SRM University

Graduate Students

Sina Jafari
PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Project: Effect of UC2288 on human mesenchymal stem cells
What I like to do when I am not doing science:
Go home, read about science, and reply to all the emails related to science. 

Joseph Soldenwagner
Masters candidate in Biomedical Engineering
Project: Modeling the mechanical properties of a healing callus in mice tibia fractures
What I like to do when I’m not doing science:
I like to travel, hangout with friends, snowboard, and I’m a cheerleader at UWM. 

Undergraduate Students

Mikayla McWilliams
Undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering
Project: Mechanical properties of murine fracture callus
What I like to do when I am not doing science:
I like hiking with my dog, building things, and hanging out with my friends.

Aaron Brandner
Undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering
Project: Combining Terfenol-D with polymers

What I like to do when I am not doing science:
I like playing tennis and volleyball. I enjoy gardening and hanging out with friends.

 

Devin DuCharme

Undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering

Project: Double Layered Micro-particles

What I like to do when I’m not doing science: I love music, gaming, Packers, the outdoors, and spending quality time with friends, family, and my two dogs.

 

Name: Alec Kaufmann
Undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering
Project: Bone segmentation
What I like to do when I am not doing science: I like to watch the Packers, Brewers, and Bucks, hang out with friends, be outdoors, and relax.

 

Alumni

  • Hazar Ahmed, BS in BME; PhD in Biomedical Engineering at University of Houston
  • Julie Sandria, BS in BME; Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Associate at Kashiv Biosciences.
  • Alisha Shaikh, MS in BME; Production Scientist at MilliporeSigma
  • Sara Travia, MS in BME;  R&D Engineer at Milli
  • Roberto Lopez, MS in BME; Working on independent engineering projects
  • Humza Siddiqi, BS in Public health
  • Nou Thao, BS in Biomedical Sciences; EMT at Bell Ambulance
  • Seth Krebs, BS in BME; Engineer at Molson Coors
  • Austin Wesner, BS in BME; Law at Marquette University
  • Mohanad Abuhattab, BS in BME; Graduate student in radiology