Student supervision

Current:

      Name                           Degree (Exp. Graduate Date)              Research Topic

1.      Harry Fu                 Ph.D.  (6/2022)                         3D Bioprinting of Responsive Biomaterials

 

Graduated:

1.      Liliang Ouyang, Ph.D.  (graduated 6/2017)

Current Position: Post-doctor Fellow, Empire College, London, UK

2.      Yu Zhao, Ph.D.  (graduated 12/2016)

Current Position: Director of China Operation, SunP international INC

3.      Changyang Wang, Ph.D.  (graduated 9/2016)

      Current Position: Instructor, Magemary Community College

4.      Jessica Snyder, Ph.D. (graduated: 6/2014)

Current Position: Research Scientist, NASA

5.      Qudus Hamid, Ph.D. (graduated: 6/2014)

Current Position: Research Associate, Drexel University.

6.      Eda Yildirim, Ph.D. (graduated: 8/2010)

      Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, Toledo University, Ohio.

7.      Robert Chang, Ph.D. (graduated: 6/2009)

      Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevenson Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey

8.      Lauren Shor, Ph.D. (graduated: 12/2008, Co-advisor)

Current Position: Post-doctor Fellow, Queens Mary College, London, UK

9.      Kalyani Nair, Ph.D. (graduated: 6/2008)

      Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University, Illinois

10.   Connie Gomez, Ph.D. (graduated: 8/2007)

      Current Position: Assistant Professor, Univ. of Taxis at EI Paso, Taxis

11.   Binil Starly, Ph.D. (graduated: 6/2006)

      Current Position: Professor, Dept. of Industrial and System Engineering, NCSU, Raleigh, North Carolina

12.   Andrew Darling, Ph.D. (graduated: 12/2005)

      Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, Syracuse University, NY

13.   Saif Khalil, Ph.D. (graduated: 12/2005) 

      Current Position: Group Research Manager, Globus Medical Inc., Pennsylvania

14.   Zhibin Fang, Ph.D. (graduated: 9/2005)

      Current Position: Senior Enginer, Zimmer Corporation, Indiana

15.   Xiaochun Hu, Ph.D. (graduated: 6/2002)

      Current Position: Professor, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China

16.   Dr. Feng Lin, Post-doctor Fellow (12/1998-5/2002)

      Current Position: Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

17.   Dr. Feng Wang, Post-doctor Fellow (1/2003-12/2003)

      Current Position: Staff Mechanical Engineer, PerkinElmer Inc., CA

18.   Dr. Milind Gandhi , Post-doctor Fellow (1/2007-1/2008)

      Current Position: Research Associate, University of Illinois at Chicago

19.   Lauren Bentley    M.S. (graduated: 6/2008, co-advisor)

20.   Robyn Besunder   M.S. (graduated: 8/2007, co-advisor)

21.   Jennifer Vondran M.S. (graduated: 6/2007, co-advisor)

22.   Xi Yin                 M.S. (graduated: 6/2006)                                  

23.   Peter Evans         M.S. (graduated: 6/2006)                                  

24.   Xun Zhou            M.S. (graduated: 3/2006)                                  

25.   Ganesh Subbara   M.S. (graduated: 6/2003)                    

26.   Tao Jiang             M.S. (graduated: 6/2002)             

27.   Alok Dwivedi      M.S. (graduated: 6/2001)                    

28.   Deepak Dcosta    M.S. (graduated: 6/2001)                    

29.   Palavi Lal            M.S. (graduated: 6/2000)

30.   Pavan Kumar K.   M.S. (graduated: 6/2000)

 

Honors of the fellow-students:

1.      Best Poster Award: “Coaxial Electrospinning Biopolymer with Living Cells”, 2010 Drexel Graduate Engineering Research Symposium, May 20, 2010.

2.      Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in Mathematics and Engineering, Robert Chang, Drexel University, 2009.

3.      Graduate Research Award, Eda Yildirim, Drexel University, 2009.

4.      Most Likely To Enhance Drexel’s Reputation Award, Binil Starly Ph.D. Dissertation, Drexel University, 2006.

5.      Best Oral Presentation Award: Lauren Shor, co-authored with  J. Gordon, Y. An, S. Guceri and W. Sun, for presentation on “Precision Extruding Deposition of Polycaprolactone and Composite Polycaprolactone/Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering", the 2006 IEEE Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Easton, PA, April 1-2, 2006.

6.      Best Poster Presentation Award: Kalyani Nair and W., Sun, “Numerical Model for Predicting Mechanical Properties of Cell Encapsulated Hydrogel Scaffolds”, the 2006 IEEE Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Easton, PA, April 1-2, 2006.

7.      Best Poster Presentation Award in the Undergraduate Category: Jennifer Vondron, M. Rodriguez and W. Sun, “Preparation of Electrospun Chitosan-Peo Nanofiber”, 2006 Drexel Research Day, April 25, 2006.

8.      EMBS 2003 Student Paper Finalists: Andrew Darling, co-authored with W. Sun, “3D Microtomographic Characterization of Precision Fused Deposited Biocompatible Polymer Scaffolds", 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, September Cancun, Mexico, 17-21, 2003.

9.      Best Poster Presentation Award in the Graduate Category: Andrew Darling and W. Sun, “Designing endoskeletal prostheses based upon the musculoskeletal structure of the recipient”, 2002 Drexel Research Day, May 7, 2002.

10.    Best Poster Awards in the Undergraduate Category: Miller, R. Webber, T., Tornetta, F., Harold, G. and Sun, W., “Customized Snowboard Design”, 2002 Drexel Research Day, May 7. 2002.

11.    Dean’s Awards in the Undergraduate Category: White, I., Jeter A. Sun, W. and Costa, R., “The Development of an Aquatic Animaltronic Swimming Alligator”, 2002 Drexel Research Day, May 7. 2002.

12.    Third Place for 2002 College of Engineering Senior Design Competition: Miller, R. Webber, T., Tornetta, F., Harold, G. and Sun, W., “Customized Snowboard Design”, 2002.