Guvendiren Lab

Instructive Biomaterials and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory (IBAM-Lab)

 

OUR TEAM

 

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Principle Investigator

Murat Guvendiren, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Otto H. York Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, NJIT

Secondary Appointment, Department of Biomedical Engineering, NJIT

 

Research Assistant Professor, NJCBM, Rutgers University, 2013-2016

Post-Doc, Bioengineering, Materials Science and Engineering, UPenn, 2007-2013

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2007

M.Sc., Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2003

B.S., Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2000

Email: muratg@njit.edu   /  Faculty Profile

 

 

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Chya-Yan Liaw, Ph.D.

 

Post-Doc, Polymer Science and Engineering, UMass-Amherst, 2015-2016

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2015

B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2009

 

Email: cyliaw@njit.edu

 

 

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Graduate Students

Andrew House

PhD Candidate

Chemical Engineering, NJIT

 

BS, Biomedical Eng., NJIT

 

Project: Dynamic hydrogel platforms to mimic cardiac tissue and disease

 

Email: anh3@njit.edu

Hadis Gharacheh

PhD Student

Chemical Engineering, NJIT

 

MS, Chem. Eng., Rowan University

BS, Chem. Eng., Shiraz University, Iran

 

Project: TBD

Email: hg8@njit.edu

Alperen Abaci

PhD Student

Chemical Engineering, NJIT

 

BS, Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul - Turkey

 

Project: Bioinks from decellularized tissues

Email: aa2848@njit.edu

Anna Kuna

MS Student

Pharmaceutical Engineering, NJIT

 

BS, Biology, NJIT, 2019

 

Project: Composite ink development and characterization

Email: ak794@njit.edu

 

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Undergraduate Students

Anthony Urciuoli

 

Major in Biomedical Engineering

Start: Summer 2019

Project: Fabricating hybrid scaffolds via combined additive manufacturing

 

NJIT URI Phase 2 Grant Recipient

 

Email: au72@njit.edu

Marcus Jackson

 

Major in Chemical Engineering

Start: Spring 2020

Project: Decellularized liver matrix bioinks

 

 

Email: mrj9@njit.edu

 

 

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High School Students

David Catena

 

Hampton Bays High School, NY

Start: Fall 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lab Alumni

PhD Students

 

Shen Ji (CHE, NJIT), Fall 2016 - Fall 2020

Dissertation: Development Of Novel Inks and Approaches for Printing Tissues and Organs

Current Position: Institute for Stem Cell and Regeneration, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

 

MS Students

 

Anna Kuna (CHE, NJIT), Summer 2019 - Spring 2021

Composite ink development and rheological characterization

 

Christina Gedeon (CHE, NJIT), Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

MS Thesis: Effect of 3D Printed Tablet Shape on Drug Release Profile

Current Position: ImprimisRx, Ledgewood, NJ.

 

Angelica O'Hara (BME, NJIT), Summer 2019 - Fall 2019

Research Project: 3D Printing of Patient-Specific Pre-Surgical Models

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Quratulain (Annie) Butt (BME, NJIT), Summer 2020 - Spring 2021

Modeling bioink flow during bioprinting

 

Pranay Maniar (Biology, NJIT), Spring 2020

Decellularized matrix bioinks for bone and cartilage bioprinting

 

Jason Cornick (CHE, NJIT), Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

Developing elastomeric platforms for cardiac models (Independent Study - Spring 2020)

 

Caroline D'souza (CHE, NJIT), Summer 2019 - Fall 2019 / Summer 2018

Optimization of 3D Printed Hybrid Scaffolds - Honors Summer Research Institute, NSF REU (2018 Summer)

 

Asma Elgouz (BME, NJIT), Summer 2018 - Spring 2020

Bioprinting of vascular hydrogel scaffolds (Independent Study - Spring 2020)


Daniel Galada (CHE, NJIT), Spring 2020

Rheological characterization of highly filled polymer inks

 

Denisse Hernandez (CHE, NJIT), Fall 2019

Effects of cellular alignment on cardiac tissue models

 

Iren Atalla (BME, NJIT), Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

Cardiac tissue models - McNair Scholar

 

David Bushiri (ME, NJIT), Fall 2019 - Summer 2019

Exploring interlayer adhesion of 3D printed parts - McNair Scholar

 

Ediha Choudhury (BME, NJIT), Spring 2019 - Fall 2019

3D printing PCL/HA based scaffolds for bone regeneration - McNair Scholar

 

Daniel King (CHE, NJIT), Fall 2018

Formulation of bioinks from decellularized tissues

 

Katrina Nguyen-demary (BME, NJIT) , Fall 2018

 

Christopher Fitzharris (CHE, NJIT), Fall 2018

Effects of 3D printed oral tablet geometry and composition on dissolution kinetics

 

Fiona Dunn (BME, NJIT), Fall 2018

Mechanical characterization of 3D printed bone scaffolds

 

Jorge Pereyra (CHE, NJIT), Summer 2017 - Summer 2018

3D Printing of hydrogels with hierarchical surface pattering

 

Hazal Yalcin (BME, NJIT), Fall 2016 - Summer 2018

3D bioprinted grafts - a comprehensive solution for osteochondral defects - NJIT URI Phase-2 Grant Award (Fall 2016)

3D bioprinted grafts - NJIT NSF-I Corps Mini Grant Award (Spring 2017)

PCL/HA Composite Scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration - Provost's Summer Research Fellowship Award (Summer 2017)

 

Shawn Huynh (CHE, NJIT), Spring 2017 - Spring 2018

Hybrid 3D printer for fabrication of scaffolds with multi-scale complexity - NJIT URI Phase-2 Grant Award (Spring 2017)

 

Emily Almeida (McNair Program, CHE, NJIT), Summer 2017 - Spring 2018

3D bioprinting of vascularized networks using hydrogels  - NJIT URI Phase-2 Grant Award (Fall 2017)

Faizur Piuli (BME, NJIT), Spring 2016 - Spring 2018

Engineered human myocardium tissue models - NJIT URI Phase-2 Grant Award (Spring 2017)

 

Tej Patel (CHE, NJIT), Spring 2017 - Summer 2017

Hybrid 3D printer for fabrication of scaffolds with multi-scale complexity - NJIT URI Phase-2 Grant Award (Spring 2017)

 

Visiting Summer Undergraduate Students

Joenid Colon-Mateo, Summer 2020 (CEMB Virtual Summer Program, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey)

Andrea Plaza-Castro, Summer 2020 (CEMB Virtual Summer Program, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey)

Christian Tessman, Summer 2020 (CEMB Virtual Summer Program, John Hopkins University)

Mahima Choudhury, Summer 2019 (Visiting Student, Biotechnology, Heritage Institute of Technology, India)

Ecem Badruk, Summer 2018 and 2017 (Visiting Student, Celal Bayar University, Turkey)

Jolene Cobb, Summer 2017 (NSF REU Program, Physics and Astronomy, Siena College, NY)

 

High School Students

Ayomipo Badru, Summer 2021 (NJIT-CEMB High School Summer Research Program, Central High School, NJ)

Chizitere Chimezie, Summer 2021 (NJIT-CEMB High School Summer Research Program, North Start Academy, NJ)

TaRiq Garmony, Summer 2021 (NJIT-CEMB High School Summer Research Program, People's Prep Charter School, NJ)

David Catena, Fall 2019-Spring 2021 (Hampton Bays High School, NY)

   Admitted to NJIT

Erica Gjini, Summer 2019 (NJIT Provost Summer Research Internship, Ramsey High School, NJ)

Currently attending Rutgers University Honors College, Chemical Engineering Program

Ethan Park, Summer 2019 (NJIT Provost Summer Research Internship, Tenafly High School, NJ)

Currently attending University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Chemical Engineering Program

Ira Hysi, Summer 2019 (Summer Research Internship, Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Greenfield, Massachusetts)

Currently attending Northeastern University, Chemical Engineering Program

Arjavi Vyas, Summer 2019 (NJIT Provost Summer Research Internship, John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, NJ)

Currently attending Boston University, Biomedical Engineering Program

Victoria Youssef, Summer 2019 and 2018 (NJIT Provost Summer Research Internship, Livingston High School, NJ)

Currently attending NJIT, Dean Scholars program in the College of Science and Liberal Arts

Sessina Dani, Summer 2018 and 2017 (NJIT Provost Summer Research Internship, West Orange High School, NJ)

Ian Casaren, Summer 2017 (NJIT Provost Summer Research Internship, Columbia High School, NJ)

    Currently attending Imperial College London, Chemistry Program (Medicinal Chemistry).

Dounia Joseph, March 2017 (Internship, Benedictine Academy, NJ)

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