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Bioengineering Graduate Program Alumni


Kayla Burnim

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: Motion Capture As An Assessment Tool For The Relationship Between Knee Stability And Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears
Advisor: James Carollo
Previous Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
Current Position: Gait Lab Engineer at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Maximo De Achaval

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: In Vitro Testing Comparing Multiple Endotracheal Tube Restraining Methods
Advisor: Robin Shandas
Previous Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
Current Position: Quality/Test Engineer

Kiran Dyamenahalli

Degree Received: PhD
Project Title: Shape Memory Polymer-Gold Nanocomposite Materials for Transcatheter Cardiovascular Devices
Advisor: Robin Shandas
Previous Education: BS Bioengineering, University of Washington
Current Position: MD Candidate, University of Colorado; Founding Director at Calamity Labs

Kathryn Gent

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: Characterization of Pediatric Pulmonary Artery Mechanical Properties from Ultrasound Images for Optimized Testing of Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation Devices
Advisor: Kendall Hunter
Previous Education: BS Bioengineering
Current Position: Manufacturing Engineer at nSpire Health

Stephen Humphries

Degree Received: MS, PhD
Project Title (MS): Analysis Of Normal Pediatric Airway Morphology Using Computed Tomography
Project Title (PhD): Quantitative Analysis of the Lungs on Computed Tomography
Advisor: Kendall Hunter
Previous Education: BS Physics, Connecticut College; MS Medical Physics, University of Colorado Denver
Current Position: Imaging Scientist/Assistant Professor at National Jewish Health

Phillip Jenkins

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: A Biomimetic Polymer Conduit for Nerve Guidance
Advisor: Daewon Park
Previous Education: BS Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Southern Mississippi
Current Position: Student Doctor, William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine

David Lee

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: An Injectable Sulfonated Reversible Thermal Gel For Therapeutic Angiogenesis To Promote Revascularization After A Myocardial Infraction
Advisor: Daewon Park
Previous Education: BS Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Current Position: PhD Student, University of Colorado Denver

Jenny Lee

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: LigaSure New Product Development Performance Testing and Documentation
Advisor: Robin Shandas
Previous Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
Current Position: R & D Engineer

Andrew Milgroom

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles As A Breast Cancer Targeting Contrast Agent For Ultrasound Imaging
Advisor: Daewon Park
Previous Education: BS Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University
Current Position: Consultant

Anna Laura Nelson

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: Multifunctional Fluorocarbon-Conjugated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Of Varied Morphologies To Enhance Therapeutic And Diagnostic Effects In Breast Cancer
Advisor: Daewon Park
Previous Education: BS Health Sciences, Furman University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Roopali Shah

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: Surface Modification Of An Acrylate-Based Shape Memory Polymer To Promote Adsorption To Biomarkers Of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Advisor: Robin Shandas
Previous Education: BA Biochemistry & Chemistry, University of Colorado Boulder
Current Position: Software Test Engineer at Medtronic

Matthew Taylor

Degree Received: MS
Project Title: Highly-Bactericidal Polyurethane Effective Against Both Normal And Drug-Resistant Bacteria For Use In HEPA Filtration
Advisor: Daewon Park
Previous Education: BS Material Science & Metallurgy, Colorado School of Mines
Current Position: Associate Scientist at Semprus BioSciences

Kate Worster

Degree Received: PhD
Project Title: Coordination Dynamics of Walking
Advisor: James Carollo & Joanne Valvano
Previous Education: BS Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate