Team Members

Current Post-Doctoral Scholars

Jakkrit

Dr. Jakkrit Suriboot

jakkrit@tamu.edu
June 2016 - present

Silicones for 3D printing

Current Ph.D.

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Lindsay (Nail) Woodard

lindsay_9802@tamu.edu
Fall 2013 - present

Shape Memory Polymers to Treat Bone Defects

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Kristen Means

means7@tamu.edu
Fall 2014 - present

Hydrogel Membranes for Biosensors and Tissue Replacements

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Michaela Pfau

mpfau@tamu.edu
Fall 2016 - present

Biodegradable Shape Memory Polymer Scaffolds to Treat Bone Defects

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Michael Frassica

mikefrassica@tamu.edu
Fall 2016 - present

Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds for Osteochondral Repair

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Ping Dong

pingd10@tamu.edu
Fall 2016 - present

Hydrogel Membranes for Biosensors and Tissue Replacements

Current Undergraduate

Kevin Kmetz

Kevin Kmetz

kkmetz@tamu.edu
Spring 2016 - present

Self-fitting Scaffolds for Bone Repair

Vanessa

Vanessa Page

page1111@tamu.edu
Summer 2015 - present

Self-fitting Scaffolds for Bone Repair

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Bristin Rustenbeck

bar7734@tamu.edu
Summer 2016 - present

Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds for Osteochondral Repair

lauren

Lauren Whitney

laurenwhit03@tamu.edu
Summer 2016 - present

Hydrogel Membranes for Biosensors and Tissue Replacement

Former Post-Doctoral Scholars

hawkins

Dr. Melissa Hawkins

January 2015 - present

Anti-fouling coatings and polymers for drug delivery

Former Ph.D.

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Marc Rufin

Graduated: Spring 2016

PEG-Silane Amphiphiles to Improve Clot Resistance

Fei

Ruochong “Raymond” Fei

Graduated: December 2014

Dissertation: "Self-Cleaning Membranes Based on Thermoresponsive Double Network Hydrogels"

hawkins

Melissa Hawkins

Graduated: December 2014

Dissertation: "Antifouling Silicone Coatings Prepared with PEO-Silane Amphiphiles"

Brennan

Brennan Bailey

Graduated: August 2013

Dissertation: "Inorganic-Organic Hydrogel Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications"

Zhang

Dawei “David” Zhang

Graduated: May 2013

Dissertation: "Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments"

ranjini

Ranjini Murthy

Graduated: May 2009

Dissertation: "Enhancing Protein Resistance of PEO Modified Biomaterials"

yaping

Yaping Hou

Graduated: December 2009

Dissertation: "Photocurable Inorganic-Organic Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications"

Former M.S.

cody

Cody Schoener

Graduated: August 2009

Thesis: "Biodegradable Si-Containing Elastomers for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Shape Memory Polymers"

Former Undergraduate

Erica

Erica Gacasan

Spring 2013 - Spring 2014; Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds for Osteochondral Repair

rebecca

Rebecca Sehnert

Summer 2013 - Fall 2014; Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds for Osteochondral Repair

Daniel Ehrhardt

Daniel Ehrhardt

Spring 2015 - Spring 2016

Hybrid Hydrogel Scaffolds for Osteochondral Repair

Luke Oaks

Luke Oaks

Spring 2016

Self-cleaning Membranes for Glucose Biosensors

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Abigail Advincula

Summer 2015

Shape Memory Polymer Foams to Treat Bone Defects

Tyler

Tyler Nichols

Spring 2015

Shape Memory Polymers to Treat Bone Defects & Self-Cleaning Membranes

Kristen_means

Kristen Means

Fall 2011 - Spring 2014

Thermoresponsive Hydrogel Membranes for Biosensors

alexandra

Alexandra Herrick

Spring 2014 - Spring 2015

Thermoresponsive Hydrogel Membranes for Biosensors

ala

Ala Tobeh

Spring 2014 - Spring 2015

Thermoresponsive Hydrogel Membranes for Biosensors

paige

Paige Adair

Spring 2014 - Spring 2015

PEG-Silane Amphiphiles to Improve Clot Resistance

jessica

Jessica Reinhard

Spring 2014, Fall 2014

Biodegradable Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

Robert

Robert Hunt

Fall 2013, Fall 2014

Amphilic Silicones with Enhanced Blood Compatibility

matthew

Matthew Hurley

Spring 2013 - Spring 2014

PEG-Silane Amphiphiles to Improve Clot Resistance

sam

Samantha Schott

Spring 2013 - Spring 2014

Amphilic Silicones with Enhanced Blood Compatibility

olivia_george

Olivia George

Fall 2012 - Spring 2014

Biodegradable Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

berkay

Berkay Basagaolglu

Summer 2013 - Spring 2014

Inorganic-Organic Hydrogel Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

hanna

Hanna Glidewell

Spring 2014

Biodegradable Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

alex

Alex Quante

Spring 2013

Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

Daniel

Daniel Callahan

Fall 2013

PEG-Silane Amphiphiles to Improve Carbothane Clot Resistance

dedeepya

Dedeepya Puvvada

Spring 2013

Thermoresponsive Nanocomposite Hydrogels

ryan

Ryan Ng

Summer 2013

Amphilic Silicones with Enhanced Blood Compatibility

bagrat

Bagrat Grigoryan

Fall 2012 - Spring 2013

Amphilic Silicones with Enhanced Blood Compatibility

john

John Gruetzner

Spring 2011 - Spring 2013

PEG-Silane Amphiphiles to Improve Carbothane Clot Resistance

Keri

Keri Peterson

Fall 2011 - Spring 2013

Inorganic-Organic Hydrogel Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

Lindsay

Lindsay Nail

Fall 2011 - Spring 2013

Inorganic-Organic Hydrogel Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

jason

Jason George

Fall 2009 - Spring 2012

Thermoresponsive Nanocomposite Hydrogel Membranes for Glucose Biosensors

Julie

Julie Strope

Summer 2011

Thermoresponsive Nanocomposite Hydrogel Membranes for Glucose Biosensors

jeehyun

Jeehyun Park

Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

Thermoresponsive Nanocomposite Hydrogel Membranes for Glucose Biosensors

Rachel

Rachel Unruh

Summer 2010

Inorganic Organic Hydrogel Scaffolds as Gradients

vivian

Vivian Hui

Fall 2009 - Spring 2011

Inorganic-Organic Hydrogel Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

william

William Burkes

Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

Shape Memory Polymers for Bone Defect Treatment

melissa_hawkins

Melissa Giese

Spring 2009 - Spring 2010

Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

stacy

Stacy Prukop

Summer 2009 - Spring 2010

Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

chrisw

Chris Weyand

Spring 2009 - Fall 2009

Shape Memory Polymers with Si-Containing Segments

brennan

Brennan Bailey

Spring 2008 - Spring 2009

Preparation of antifouling surfaces with novel PDMS-block-PEO copolymers

jonathan

Jonathan Burkes

Spring 2008 - Spring 2009

Inorganic-Organic Hydrogels

tauseef

Tauseef Charanya

Fall 2008 - Spring 2009

Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds

chrisp

Chris Perry

Spring 2008

Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds

courtney

Courtney Shell

Spring 2007 - Spring 2008

Amphillic Silicones

ashley

Ashley Smitherman

Spring 2007 - Fall 2007

PDMS Nanoparticles for UHMWPE Composites

casey

Casey Cox

Summer 2006 - Fall 2006

Preparation of antifouling surfaces with novel PDMS-block-PEO copolymers

andrew

Andrew Matthews

Summer 2006

Modification of hydrogels with PDMS nanoparticles

katie

Katie Regan

Fall 2005 - Spring 2007

UV-curable PDMS/PEO polymers systems