We are hiring!
Are you a highly-motivated and creative undergraduate or a graduate researcher interested in medical devices research? We are always looking for people who share our passion for research and beyond! For more information regarding a research opportunity at LIMR, please email professor Hugh Lee with your CV.
Hyowon (Hugh) Lee
Hugh received a BA in Neuroscience from Colorado College in 2004 and a MS and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He started his professional career at St. Jude Medical as a Sr. Engineer in the Implantable Electronic Systems Division where he evaluated advanced technologies to facilitate manufacturing of next generation implantable medical devices. In 2014, he joined the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.
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Post Doctoral Researchers
Jim Nolan is currently pursuing PhD from Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue.
Ángel Enríquez is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez in 2018. He is interested in learning about magnetically actuated microdevices for medical applications. In his spare time Ángel enjoys outdoor activities and basketball.
Jongcheon Lim is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Materials Science & Engineering from Yonsei Universiy in 2015. He received an MS in Bio & Brain Engineering from KAIST in 2017. He is interested in developing a novel materials design principle for better neural interface. When he is not working, Jongcheon draws things, travels around, reads books.
Julia Walsh is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. She received her BS in Biomedical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2020. She is interested in learning about biomaterial and tissue interface. In her spare time, Julia enjoys reading and calligraphy.
Jae Young Park
Jae Young Park is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei University in 2016 and 2018, respectively. After that, Jae Young worked at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) until joining this group. He is interested in developing a neural interface to help patients who suffer from neuropathologies. In his off time, he enjoys working out and watching youtube.
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Ankit Shah is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico in 2021. He is interested in development of neural interface devices and its Brain Computer Interface applications. He wants to contribute particularly to the field micro implantable device technologies. In his free time, Ankit loves going on adventures in wild, cooking food, and volunteer in community projects.
Juan C. Mesa
Juan C. Mesa is a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Bioengineering from the Universidad de Antioquia-Medellin in 2020. He is interested in electronics for biosensing and implantable device applications. In his spare time, Juan enjoys soccer and spending time with his friends.
Sergio Ruiz is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez in 2022. He is interested in translational research including implantable and minimally invasive medical devices. For fun, Sergio enjoys watching sports.
Carl Russell III
Carl Russell III is an MD/PhD Student pursing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University. His research interests include translational applications of catheters and injectable hydrogels. Carl’s hobbies include playing piano, guitar, and watching tv shows.
James Scott Malloy
Scott Malloy is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering and Applied Statistics. He is interested in learning how signals in the body can be monitored and utilized by way of implantable devices. Outside of learning, he enjoys watching sports and movies, as well as being outdoors.
Pei-Lun (Patricia) Chen
Patricia is currently pursuing a BS in biomedical engineering. She is interested in how implantable devices aid in therapeutics as well as disease detection. Outside of school, Patricia enjoys playing the violin, cooking, and making YouTube videos.
Chun-Wei Hsu is currently pursing a BS in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in ECE. He is interested in learning about actuators and sensors on implantable devices. He enjoys playing board game, cooking, and watching movies.
Maya is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She is interested in how biosensors can be implemented to study the mechanisms of various diseases. In her free time, Maya enjoys playing the piano, cooking, and hiking.
Sasha is currently pursuing a BS in biomedical engineering. She is interested in how micro actuators can be applied to surgical procedures and how implantable devices can be used to simulate bodily functions. Outside of school, Sasha enjoys drawing, playing lacrosse, and weightlifting.
Abby is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She is interested in learning about biosensing and magnetically actuated microdevice applications. In her free time, Abby enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with friends.
Oreo is currently majoring in "being the goodest boy" with a minor in "not chewing on furniture". His research interest is in guarding the neighborhood against suspicious squirrels and rabbits. His hobbies include getting pets, wagging tails, and going on runs.
|Jian Xu||Post-Doctoral Researcher||2021||Adranos, Inc.|
|Leah DePasquale||BS, BME||2022||Medline Industries, Inc.|
|Rujuta Patel||MS, BME||2021||Duke University, MEng, BME|
|Alan Nguyen||BS, BME||2021||Boston Scientific|
|Pragna Upputuri||BS, BME||2021||UPenn, MS, Bioengineering|
|Luke DeLong||BS, BME||2021|
|Amanda Maples||BS. BME||2020||P&G|
|Tran Nguyen||PhD, BME||2020||Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Washington|
|Jinjia Xu||Post-Doctoral Researcher||2020||Assistant professor, University of Missouri|
|Michael MacLean||MS, BME||2020||Epic Systems Corporation|
|Hyunsu Park||PhD, BME||2020||Axoft|
|Qi Yang||PhD, ECE||2019||Apple|
|Stephanie Lam||BS, Neuroscience||2019||University of Pittsburgh, PhD in BME|
|Yi Wang||BS, BME||2019||Duke University, MS in BME|
|Bahar Dhowan||BS, MS, BME||2018||Deloitte|
|Trace Maurer||BS, BME||2017||Boston Scientific|
|Priya Wali||MS, ECE||2016||Intel|
|Vineeth Ramachandran||MS, ECE||2016||Apple|
|Chunan Liu||MS, ECE||2016||Amazon.com|
|Ying Xu||BS, BME||2015||University of Virginia, PhD in EE|
|Damo Trikkadeeri||MS, ECE||2015||Synopsis Inc.|
|Stephanie Cernera||BS, BME||2015||University of Florida, PhD in EE|