People

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Belinda AkpaBelinda S Akpa received her PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2007.  She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina State University. She is also a faculty affiliate of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and a member of the graduate programs in Biomathematics and Comparative Biomedical Sciences.

Curriculum Vitae

 

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Postdocs

PhuongNguyen_EMRLabPhuong Nguyen
PhD, Theoretical Biophysics, University of Otago 2017
PhD, Mathematical Biology, University of Auckland 2013
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Graduate Students

Nicolas Barbera (UIC)Headshot
Co-advised with Irena Levitan
Focus: Dynamic structure-function relationships in cholesterol inhibition of Kir channels
PhD Candidate, Chemical Engineering, 2015-present
MS, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2014)
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cropped-emr_logo_red-3.pngDavid Flaherty
BS Genetics, North Carolina State University
MS Candidate, Comparative Biomedical Sciences
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B.E. Electronics and Telecommunication, Pune University (2015)
MS candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Undergraduate and Other Researchers

Pooja Paramesh
BS Candidate, Biochemistry
University Honors Program
Joined us in her Sophomore year (2018)
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Kerrington Shade
BS candidate, Applied Mathematics
Goodnight Scholar
Joined us in her Sophomore year (2018)
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Alumni (Graduate)

Manuela A A Ayee
Thesis: Molecular modeling of endogenous and exogenous toxins at phospholipid interfaces
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2015)
MS, Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2008)
Past: T32 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Medicine, UIC
Current: Assistant Professor, Dordt College

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Justin D Carlson
MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2014)
BS Chemistry, Pacific Lutheran University (2007)

BernardBernard Hsu
PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago, (2015)
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
First position: Novo Nordisk

Ilin Kuo
MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2012)
BS, Biochemistry
First position: Depomed

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MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2016)
BS, Chemical Engineering

RubinTorfRubin D Torf
MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2013)
BS, Astronomy
First position: SunCoke Energy

Alejandro J Trimarchi
MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2013)
BS, Chemical Engineering
First position: Rich Products

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Alumni (Undergraduate and Other)

Linda QuanLinda Quan
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2011)
Joined us in her Junior year
First position: Engineer at Baxter Healthcare

Elizabeth Moscoso
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2012)
Joined us in her Senior year (Spring 2012)
First position: Cargill

Amber MayAmberMay
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2014)
Joined us in her Junior year (Summer 2013)

 

David_Alonso_Profile_PictureDavid Alonso
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago  (2015)
Joined us in his Sophomore year (Summer 2013)

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Zamia Siddiqui
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
Joined us in her Sophomore year (Spring 2014)

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BS Biology, Loyola University
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago  (2015)
Joined us in his Junior year (Spring 2014)

Mike Getz

Michael Getz
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago  (2015)
Currently: PhD Candidate UCSD
Joined us in his Sophomore year (Summer 2013-Summer 2015)
First position: PhD student, UC San Diego

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Richard Murphy
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
Joined us in his Sophomore year (Summer 2014-Summer 2015)
First position: Carlisle Construction Materials

Jessica Shoukry

Jessica Shoukry
BS Candidate, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
Joined us in her Junior year (Summer 2014-Summer 2015)
First position: Cornerstone Controls

Kelly Corbittkelly corbitt
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2015)
Joined us in her Junior year (Summer 2014-Summer 2015)

Talha Al-Zoubitalha al-zoubi
BS Candidate, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2016)
Joined us in his Junior year (Fall 2014-Summer 2015)
First Position: PhD student at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Charles Rothchuckroth
BS Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2016)
Joined us in his Sophomore year (Spring 2015-Spring 2016)
First position: Perfection Plating

Rohan ShahRohan Shah - UIC-ChemE
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2017)
Joined us in his Sophomore Year (Summer 2015-Spring 2017)
First position: Middough, Inc.

Mohammad NofulMNoful
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (2017)
Joined us in his Sophomore year (Summer 2015-Spring 2017)
First position: OPW

Caroline MoodyCarolineMoody
BS Candidate, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and International Studies
Joined us in her Sophomore Year (Summer 2017)

cropped-emr_logo_red-3.pngDylan Jackson
BS Candidate, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Joined us in his Junior Year (Summer 2017)

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BS Candidate, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Joined us in his Sophomore Year (Summer 2017)

Zohaib QaziZohaib Qazi
PhD Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering
(Summer 2017)

NBiondoNicholas Biondo
BS, Animal Sciences, North Carolina State University (2018)
CALS Honors Program
Joined us in his Sophomore Year (2016-2018)
First position: MS student, North Carolina State University