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Making Materials for the Future W. M. Keck Biomedical Materials Research Lab

Members

Faculty

Susmita Bose

Dr. Susmita Bose

Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Biosketch

sbose@wsu.edu
509-335-7461
Dana 103A

Amit Bandyopadhyay

Dr. Amit Bandyopadhyay

Herman and Brita Lindholm Endowed Chair Professor
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Biosketch

amitband@wsu.edu
509-335-4862
Dana 105A

Post Doctoral Research Associates and Graduate Students

Dishary Banerjee

Dishary Banerjee

B.Tech in Biotechnology,
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Nanoscale surface modification of load bearing implants; Calcium phosphate based drug delivery systems; Additive manufacturing; Biomimetic synthesis of bioceramics
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dishary_Banerjee

Office: ETRL 109
509-715-9014
dishary.banerjee@email.wsu.edu

Thomas Gualtieri

Thomas Gualtieri

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Additive manufacturing of high temperature and wear resistant materials; In situ resource utilization of lunar regolith for structural materials.

Office: ETRL 109
206-940-9793
Thomas.gualtieri@email.wsu.edu

Dongxu Ke

Dongxu Ke

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Calcium phosphates bone tissue engineering scaffold fabrications; induction sprayed plasma deposition of bioceramics; bone formation and remodeling signal pathway
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dongxu_Ke

Office: ETRL 109
509-335-8280
dongxu.ke@wsu.edu

Sam Robertson

Sam Robertson

Ph.D. Student, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Nanotube surface modification for metal implants, In Vitro and In Vivo cell studies, Calcium Phosphate-based coatings for metal implant modification and drug delivery.
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Samuel_Robertson2

Office: ETRL 109
509-432-9953
sam.robertson@email.wsu.edu

Himanshu Sahasrabudhe

Himanshu Sahasrabudhe

B.Tech, M.S.
Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing of novel materials for wear and high temperature applications
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Himanshu_Sahasrabudhe

Office: ETRL 109
509-335-5854
h.sahasrabudhe@email.wsu.edu

Anish Shivaram

Anish Shivaram

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Nanoscale surface modifications and coatings of metallic implants for load bearing applications, In vitro and In vivo studies and Materials Characterization.
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anish_Shivaram

Office: ETRL 109
509-335-8280
anish.shivaram@email.wsu.edu

Sahar Vahabzadeh

Sahar Vahabzadeh

Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics, Bone Tissue Engineering, 3D Printing, Induction Plasma Sprayed Coatings, In Vitro Cell Culture, In Vivo studies, Co-Culture.
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sahar_Vahabzadeh

Office: ETRL 109
509-335-8280
sahar.vahabzadeh@email.wsu.edu

Yanning Zhang

Yanning Zhang

M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering

Research Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Ceramic Processing and Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENSTM)

Office: ETRL 109
509-899-5160
yanning.zhang@email.wsu.edu

Past Group Members – Graduate Students and Post Doctoral Associates

  • Anish Shivaram: Ph.D. in ME
  • Pavlo Rudenko: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci.
  • Dr. Solaiman Tarafder: Ph.D. in MSE (Graduated May 2013)
  • Sean Hoover: M.S. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2013)
  • Sr. Khalid Emshadi: M.S. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2013)
  • Anish Shivaram: M.S. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2013)
  • Dr. Gary Fielding: Ph.D. in Bioengineering (Graduated 2013)
  • Himanshu Sahasrabudhe: M.S. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2012)
  • Dr. Mangal Roy: Ph.D. in MSE (Graduated 2011); currently Assistant Professor at Indian
    Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
  • Dr. Jharana Dhal: Ph.D. in Physics (Graduated 2012)
  • Mayur Tailor: M.S. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2011)
  • Dr. Vamsi Krishna Balla
  • Abhimanyu Bhat: M.S. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2011)
  • Dr. Joe Edgington: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2011)
  • Dr. Félix España: Ph.D. in ME (Graduated 2010)
  • Dr. Subhadip Bodhak: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2010); JSPS Postdoctoral Researcher, Ceramic Biomaterial Group, Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Dr. Sheldon Bernard: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2010); Research & Development Engineer, HP, Corvalis, OR
  • Dr. Zachary Seeley: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated 2009); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
  • Shashwat Banerjee
  • Scott Rewinkel: M.S. in ME (Graduated 2009); ARES Corporation, Richland, WA
  • Dr. Sudip Dasgupta: Ph.D. in MSE (Graduated 2009); currently Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela, India
  • Dr. Hongsoo Choi: Ph.D. in ME (Graduated); Robotics Engineering Department, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology, Daegu, Korea
  • Dr. Weichang Xue: Associate Professor, Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou, Jiansu, China
  • Dr. Jens Darsell: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated May 2007); Staff Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
  • Dr. Kakoli Das: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated May 2007); Micron, VA
  • Dr. Ashis Banerjee: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated December 2005); Micron, VA
  • Amit Sharma: M.S. in MSE (Graduated 2009)
  • Abhishek Dalakoti: M.S. in MSE (Graduated August 2005); Intel, AZ
  • Mark Walpole: M.S. in MSE (Graduated December 2005, jointly with Y. M. Gupta); Naval Surface Warfare Center, CA
  • Young Jin Choi: M.S. in MSE (Graduated December 2004); Samsung, Korea
  • Jared Stroyan: M.S. in MSE (Graduated December 2004); D3 Technologies, WA
  • Debamitra Dutta: M.S. in MSE (Graduated January 2003); Intel, OR
  • Yujie Wu: M.S. in MSE (Graduated August 2003); NJ
  • Jeff Marusich: M.S. in MSE (Graduated May 2003); PNNL, WA
  • Gabe Kuhn: M.S. in MSE (Graduated December 2002); Northrop Grumman, CA
  • Dr. Samar J. Kalita: Ph.D. in Mat. Sci. (Graduated July 2003); University of North Dakota, ND
  • Firas Akasheh: M.S. in ME (Graduated August 2002); Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Tuskegee University, AL
  • Todd Myers: M.S. in MSE (Graduated May 2002); Intel, AR
  • Seyi Onagorwa: M.S. in ME (Graduated May 2001); Boeing, WA
  • Suresh Babu Yeruva: M.S. in MSE (Graduated August 2001); Intel, AR
  • Oliver Huang: M.S. in MSE (with S. Bose. Graduated October 2001); CA
  • Raj Atisivan: M.S. in MSE (Graduated September 2000); Intel, OR
  • Parag Banerjee: M.S. in MSE (Graduated May 2000); Ph.D. student, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Ashwin Hattiangadi: M.S. in ME (Graduated May 2000); Sr. Engineer, Caterpillar, IN
  • Jon Christensen: M.S. in ME (Graduated March 1999); Manager, Sunkist, CA

Past Group Members – Undergraduate Students

  • Yanning Zhang
  • Thomas Gualtieri
  • Julie Soderlind
  • Matthew Summers
  • Ryan Harrison
  • Melissa Berkheimer
  • Pavel Rusev
  • Matt Vanatta
  • Russel Condie
  • Cole Petersen
  • Dan
  • Stacey
  • Liz
  • John Finley
  • Jason Hansen
  • Jennifer Benson
  • Mark Wapole
  • Todd Myers
  • Gabe Khun
  • Rebekah M. Taylor
  • Travis Sonnett
  • Kayleen Feeley
  • Kevin Kerstetter
  • M. Rubiela Diaz
  • Shinichi Suguira
  • Marisol Avila
  • Kelli Dahlquist
  • Dave Poling
  • Aaron Brown
  • Casey Stratton
  • Tiffany McFrederick
  • Sam Crossett
  • Lisa Deibler
  • Chris Leber
  • Johanna Feuerstein
  • Ken DeVoe
  • Ian McLean