Meet Our Scientists

Mei He, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor 

Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, Department of Chemistry

2012, Postdoc, Bioengineering, University of California-Berkeley
2008, PhD, Chemistry, University of Alberta

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 220E, University of Kansas West Campus

Second office: Learned Hall Room 4154, University of Kansas Main Campus

Tel: 785 864 4935, Email: meih@ku.edu

Nan He, Ph.D., Research Scientist

2002, PhD, Pharmacology, Central South University, China

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 151, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: nhe2@ku.edu

Shaobo Ruan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher

2018, PhD, Pharmacy, Sichuan University, China

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 144, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: ruanshaobo@ku.edu

Suiching Phung, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher

2017, PhD, Analytical Chemistry, University of Tasmania, Australia

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 114, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: s872p032@ku.edu

Pei Zhuang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher

2020, PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 144, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: peizhuang001@ku.edu

Mikala Heon, BioE PhD Student, NIH Biotech Scholar

2017, BS, Biomedical Engineering, Huston University

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 114, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: m.heon@ku.edu

Bryce Stottlemire, BioE PhD Student

2018, BS, Engineering, Ottawa University

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 144, University of Kansas West Campus

 Email: brycestottlemire@ku.edu

Rebekah Elliott, Research Technician

2019, BS, Biology and Chemistry minor, Pittsburg State University

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 151, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: relliott1@ku.edu


Peyton Panovich, Undergraduate Research Fellow

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 114, University of Kansas West Campus

Email:  peypano@ku.edu

Nicole D’Souza, Honor Program Undergraduate Researcher

Primary office:
Multidisciplinary Research Building Room 114, University of Kansas West Campus

Email: n080d429@ku.edu

Alumni

  • Pamela Patricia Gamero Kubota, 2018-2019, Research Assistant, Current: Master Student, KU Medical Center
  • Qingfu Zhu, 2017-2019, Postdoc, Current: Faculty of the Wenzhou Institute of Biomaterials and Engineering, China
  • Kimberly Plevniak, 2015-2017, Master Student, Current: Clinical Laboratory Scientist at ViraCor
  • Kyle Merklein, 2014-2016, Master Student, Current: Systems Test Engineer at RBC Medical Innovations
  • Megan Richards, 2017, Undergraduate Researcher, Current: R&D Engineer at Pfizer
  • Kaila Wilson, 2017, Undergraduate Research, Current: System Engineer at Cerner Corporation
  • Ethan Gother, 2016-2018, Master Student, Current: Embedded Systems Engineer at Surface Systems and Instruments