Perlman Symposium

Student Profiles

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Suehelay Acevedo

Biomedical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Sean P. Palecek

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2011-2012

BIO: Thesis Research

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Samuel Acuña

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Darryl Thelen

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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Xavier Arzola

Materials Science Program


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Roderic Lakes, co-advisor: Dr. Joseph Jakes

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Chandler Benjamin

Engineering Mechanics


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Wendy Crone, Roderic Lakes

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2011-2012

BIO: Thesis Research

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Jonathan Blanco

Mechanical Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Christopher J. Rutland

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Grant Bodner

Engineering Physics


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Ray Fonck

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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J. Fernando Castillo

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. David T. Anderson

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Jose Colon-Quintana

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Tim Osswald

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Sianna de la Cruz

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant 

ADVISOR: Prof. Brock Hedegaard

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Hector Fuster

Chemical and Biological Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Nicholas Abbott

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Arthur Gilliam

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Jaal B. Ghandhi

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Nancy Granda-Duarte

Nuclear Engineering
Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Paul P.H. Wilson

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Michael Greene

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Peter G. Adamczyk

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Karla Hall

Materials Science Program
Nuclear Engineering
Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Gerald Kulcinski, Dr. John Santarius

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2011-2012

BIO: Thesis Research

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Nestor Hernandez-Lozada

Chemical and Biological Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Brian Pfleger

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Angel Perez Irizarry

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Gustavo Parra-Montesinos

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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Marcus Jackson

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Frank Pfefferkorn

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Darian James

Biomedical Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Paul Campagnola

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Travis Korosh

Environmental Chemistry and Technology


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Brian Pfleger, Prof. Katrina McMahon

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Arianne Layard-Muelhausen

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Brock Hedegaard

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Nhi Le

Materials Science Program


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. William L. Murphy

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2011-2012

BIO: Thesis Research

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Angelica de L Rodriguez Lopez

Materials Science Program


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Sean P Palecek

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Karina Lugo-Cintron

Biomedical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. David Beebe

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Nathaniel Ly

Electrical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Amy E. Wendt

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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Narciso Marmolejo Genovese

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Robert Lorenz

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Carlos Marti-Figueroa

Biomedical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Randolph Ashton

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Javier Martinez-Santos

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Greg Nellis

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Elease McLaurin

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. John D. Lee

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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Rafael Medero

Mechanical Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Dr. Alejandro Roldán-Alzate

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Jacqueline Mejia

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Matthew Ginder-Vogel

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Lucia Melara

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

 Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Heidi-Lynn Ploeg

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Alexander Millet-Ayala

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Jan Egedal

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Jonathan Molina

Mechanical Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. David Rothamer

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Marcos Navarro

Nuclear Engineering
Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Project Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Gerald Kulcinski

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Frank Nguyen

Chemical and Biological Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Michael Graham

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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David Nielsen-Franco

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Joel Pedersen

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Godwin Offiah

Construction Engineering and Management


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Awad Hanna

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Aaron Olson

Engineering Physics


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Gerald Kulcinski

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Arrielle Opotowsky

Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Paul P.H. Wilson

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2009-2010

BIO: Thesis Research

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Benjamin Ortiz Cardona

Chemical and Biological Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. David M. Lynn

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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Jessica Pachicano

Nuclear Engineering
Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Ray Fonck

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Jordan Paz

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Sage Kokjohn

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Martin Perales

Freshwater and Marine Sciences


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Jake Vander Zanden

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Nayomi Plaza

Materials Science Program


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Don Stone

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2011-2012

BIO: Thesis Research

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Morgan Price

Industrial and Systems Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. John D. Lee

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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Ricardo Ramirez

Mechanical Engineering


Current position
Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Bob Lorenz

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Michael Rios

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Giri Venkataramanan

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2012-2013

BIO: Thesis Research

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Keishla Rivera-Dones

Chemical and Biological Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. James Dumesic, Prof. George Huber

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Juan Carlos Ruiz Bello

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Amy Wendt

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

BIO: Thesis Research

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Temo Rodriguez Sanchez

Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Ray Fonck

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2015-2016

BIO: Thesis Research

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LaTonya Simon

Biomedical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Fellow

ADVISOR: Prof. Kristyn Masters

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2014-2015

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Maribel Torres Velazquez

Biomedical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Beth Meyerand

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Dinh Truong

Nuclear Engineering
Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Dr. George McKee, Prof. Ray Fonck

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2010-2011

BIO: Thesis Research

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Kelly Vazquez

Mechanical Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Corinne Henak

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Ricardo Vidrio

Engineering Physics


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Raluca Scarlat

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Edward Westerband

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Andrea Hicks

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2016-2017

BIO: Thesis Research

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Chunhua Yao

Materials Science Program


Current position

Graduate Research Assistant

ADVISOR: Prof. Xudong Wang

CONTACT INFO: UW Search

COHORT: 2013-2014

BIO: Thesis Research

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