Previous Postdoctoral Researchers

Sebastian Schmidt

Sebastian Schmidt

buss at umd.edu
Satarupa Das

Satarupa Das

(2013 - 2016)
Actin Wave Dynamics of Amoeboid Migrating Cells
LinkedIn
Gabriel Frank

Gabriel Frank

(2016)
Current Position: Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
gabriel.a.frank at gmail.com
LinkedIn
Kerstin Nordstrom

Kerstin Nordstrom

(2011-2014)
Dynamics of Granular Impact
Current postion: Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College
Personal Website
Mitch Mailman

Mitch Mailman

(2011-2012)
Properties of Granular Flow: Theory and Simulation
Erin Rericha

Erin Rericha

(2004-2011)
Local Deformations of Biological Networks
Current position: Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University
Brian Koss

Brian Koss

(2009-2010)
Current Position: In Industry

Previous PhD Students

Chenlu Wang

Chenlu Wang

PhD Biophysics 2016
Robotic Cell Dynamics
Biophysics Program - with Dr. S.K. Gupta
clwang at umd.edu
Xia0yu Sun

Xiaoyu Sun

Nanofabrication to control cell dynamics
Department of Chemistry - with Dr. J Fourkas
PhD Chemistry 2015
Joshua Parker

Joshua Parker

PhD Physics 2015
Cell Dynamics Modeling
Erin Marshall

Erin Marshall

Neuronal Imaging and Dynamics
Department of Physics - with Dr. Patrick Kanold
Lab Member 2014
Can Guven

Can Guven

PhD Physics 2014
Modeling Cell Dynamics
RET Design Engineer at Intel Corporation
Meghan Driscoll

Meghan Driscoll

PhD Physics 2013 - with Dr. J Fourkas
Dynamics of Cells on Flat and 3D Surfaces
Postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Gaudenz Danuser
Guang Shi

Guang Shi

Network Analysis of Living Systems
Biophysics Program
Lab member 2013
Sagar Chowdhury

Sagar Chowdhury

PhD Mechanical Engineering 2013 - with Dr. S.K. Gupta
Motion Planning for Automatic Cell Manipulation
Martene Imboden

Martene Imboden

Department of Chemistry - with Dr. J Fourkas
Lab member 2013
Matthew Kretschmer

Matthew Kretschmer

PhD Physics 2015 - with Dr. E. Ott and Dr. B.R. Hunt
Lab member 2011-2012
Ryan Maunu

Ryan Maunu

Physics Department
Lab member 2012
Current PhD Student at the University of Maryland
Naomi Murdoch

Naomi Murdoch

Current position: Planetary Scientist and Physicist, Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace in Toulouse, France
Mark Herrera

Mark Herrera

PhD Physics 2013 - with Dr. E. Ott
Network Analysis of Granular Fracture
Industry, Heron Systems, Inc.
Personal Website
Steven Slotterback

Steven Slotterback

PhD Physics 2012
3D Imaging of Granular Flows
Colin McCann

Colin McCann

PhD Physics 2011
Collective Dynamics of Cells
Industry, Decisive Analytics Corporation
Personal Website
Beatriz Burrola

Beatriz Burrola

PhD Physics 2010
Current Position: Preceptor in Physics, Harvard University
Brooke Hester

Brooke Hester

PhD Chemical Physics 2010
Current Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University
Masahiro Toiya

Masahiro Toiya

PhD Physics 2006
Onset of Granular Flows by Local and Global Forcing

Previous Masters Students

Rodica Bauer

Rodica Bauer

Masters Bioengineering 2012
Cory Poole

Cory Poole

Masters Physics 2007
Current Position: Teacher, University Preparatory School in Redding, CA

Previous Post-Baccalaureate Students

Ava Omidvar

Ava Omidvar

Actin and Focal Adhesion Dynamics of Migrating Cells on Nanosurfaces
Mitch Weikert

Mitch Weikert


Previous Undergraduate Students

Shannon Fox

Shannon Fox

Paula Rodriguez

Paula Rodriguez

Tiffany Duong

Tiffany Duong

Dylan Powers

Dylan Powers

Zeshan Tariq

Zeshan Tariq

Nucleus Shape in Progeria
with Dr. Kan Cao
Sima Koolaee

Sima Koolaee

NF-κB Signaling in T cell Activation and in vivo Immunity
with Dr. Brian Schaefer, USUHS
Robert Tully

Robert Tully

Actin and Focal Adhesion Dynamics of Migrating Cells on Nanosurfaces
Michael Lin

Michael Lin

Rotations in Granular Matter
B.S. Physics 2014
Current Position: PhD student at Arizona State University
Zeynep Karakas

Zeynep Karakas

Probing Cells with Polymer Actuators
with Dr. Elisabeth Smela
Jaclyn Weisz

Jaclyn Weisz

Analyzing Neutrophil Movement Along Topographic Surfaces -- with Satarupa Das
Biological Sciences, 2014
Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw

Impacts in Granular Matter
Lab Member 2013
Joshua Aldridge

Joshua Aldridge

Lab Member 2013
Ryan Shute

Ryan Shute

with Dr. Jennie Leach, UMBC
Lab Member 2013
Bobby Vinson

Bobby Vinson

Lab Member 2012
Current bioengineering student at the University of Maryland
Peter Kordell

Peter Kordell

BS Physics 2013
Chris Berardi

Chris Berardi

BS Physics 2009
Jacqueline Owens

Jacqueline Owens

BS Physics 2009
Current positions: Industry (Accelovance), Masters student at John Hopkins University
Emmanuel Cephas

Emmanuel Cephas

BS Physics
Lab Member 2007-2008
Using Complex Network Theory to Search for Connection between Macroscopic Plasticity & Local Particle Rearrangement Events in Granular Materials

Current position: Miyagi
Jozsef Meszaros

Jozsef Meszaros

Lab Member 2005-2006
Giant Unilamelar Vesicles

Current position: Neuroscience PhD Candidate at Columbia University
William Derek Updegraff

William Derek Updegraff

BS Physics

Previous High School Students

Akshay Guthal

Akshay Guthal

Alan Li

Alan Li

Vinona Muralidaran

Vinona Muralidaran


Past Visitors

Alexandre Morozov

Alexandre V. Morozov

Sabbatical visitor for 2013-2014
Evolutionary dynamics and mechanisms of molecular evolution
Modeling chromatin structure and eukaryotic gene regulation

morozov at physics.rutgers.edu
Personal Website
Miguel Gonzalez

Miguel Gonzalez

Visiting Student from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Dynamics of Granular Rods in Rotational Shear Flows -- with Matt Harrington
Andrew Belmonte

Andrew Belmonte

Website
Wim Briels

Wim Briels

Burger's Program Visitor 2010
Willem van de Water

Willem van de Water

Burger's Program Visitor 2008
Tong Shen

Tong Shen

Visiting Student 2012
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Mathijs Vermeulen

Mathijs Vermeulen

Visiting Student 2011
Graduate Student, Eindhoven University of Technology
Ludovic Jacob

Ludovic Jacob

Visiting Student 2010
Graduate Student, University of Rennes
Matthias van de Raa

Matthias van de Raa

Visiting Student 2010
Graduate Student, University of Twente
Joshua Dijksman

Joshua Dijksman

Visiting Student 2008
University of Leiden
Current Position: Assistant Professor at Wageningen University (Netherlands)
Joost Weijs

Joost Weijs

Visiting Student 2008
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratoire de Physique de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Université de Lyon
Eric Cooper

Eric Cooper

TREND 2015
Pomona College
Shola Wylie

Shola Wylie

TREND 2014
Mount Holyoke College
wylie22s at mtholyoke.edu
Allyson Rice

Allyson Rice

TREND 2013
University of Texas at Austin
Current Position: PhD student at UT Southwestern, Molecular Biophysics
Emily Lim

Emily Lim

TREND 2012
Duke University
Johnny Trischler

Johnny Trischler

Summer Student 2012 - with Dr. S.K. Gupta
Louisiana Tech University
Samuel Engel

Samuel Engel

TREND 2011
Brian Slusher

Brian Slusher

TREND 2011
University of Maryland

Contact

Please contact rmlee @ umd.edu for updates to this page and wlosert @ umd.edu for questions about the Dynamics of Complex Systems lab.