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Principal Investigator:

Tomasz S. Tkaczyk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Rice University
Department of Bioengineering, MS 142
6100 Main St., Houston, TX, 77005

Voice: 713-348-4362
email: ttkaczyk@rice.edu

 
      • Assistant/Associate Research Professor (May 2003 – Jun 2007)
        College of Optical Sciences,
        University of Arizona,
        Tucson, Arizona
      • Postdoctoral Training (Apr 2001 – May 2003)
        Dept. of Biomedical Engineering / Optical Sciences Center
        University of Arizona,
        Tucson, Arizona
      • Ph.D.  (2000)
        Institute of Michromechanics and Photonics,
        Dept. of Mechatronics, Warsaw University of Technology,
        Warsaw, Poland
      • MS. Eng. (1994)
        Dept. of Fine and Precise Mechanics, Warsaw University of Technology,
        Warsaw, Poland
 

Research Staff:

 

Michal Pawlowski, PhD
Research Scientist / Lab Manager (Jan 2011 – )
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: Michal.E.Pawlowski@rice.edu

          • R&D Engineer (Mar 2006 - Dec 2010)
            Anritsu Precision Co. Ltd.
            Anritsu Corp.
            Project Team Development Dpt.
          • Postdoc (Nov 2003 - Nov 2005)
            University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo
          • PhD (Oct 1997 - Feb 2003)
            Warsaw University of Technology
            Institute of Michromechanics and Photonics
            Faculty of Mechatronics
            Warsaw, Poland
          • MSc Eng (Oct 1992 - Oct 1997)
            Warsaw University of Technology
            Institute of Michromechanics and Photonics
            Faculty of Mechatronics
 
 

Graduate Students:

 

Jason Dwight

 

Ye Wang

 

Jason Dwight, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2013 - )
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

voice:713-348-3019
email: jd24@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University (May 2012)

Ye Wang, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (April 2014 - )
Applied Physics
Rice University
Houston, TX

voice:713-348-3019
email: yw29@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Nanjing University (Sept 2009 - May 2013)
 

Cynthia Wong

 

Hamin Jeon

 

Cynthia Wong, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2015 - )
Department of Bioengineering 
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: cw49@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with minor in Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh (Aug 2010 - May 2014)

Hamin Jeon, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2015 - )
Department of Bioengineering 
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: hamin.jeon@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Emory University (May 2013)
 

 

John Gawedzinski

 

 


 

John Gawedzinski, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2016 - )
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

voice:713-348-3019
email: jpg6@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with minor in Electrical Engineering, Boston University (Aug 2009 - May 2013)
  • Recipient of: Engineering Scholars Award
  • Technical Services Engineer, Epic Systems (2013 - 2015)

 

Undergraduate Students:

Isabella Yang Isabella Yang, 2015 - present

 

Former Group Members:

Melia Bonomo Melia Bonomo, Ph.D. student, group member 2016, email: meb16@rice.edu

 

Research Staff:

Graduate Students:

Alessandra Forcucci Alessandra Forcucci, Ph.D., group member 2012-2016, email: ajf6@rice.edu

Adam Shadfan Adam Shadfan, Ph.D., group member 2012-2016, email: ah3@rice.edu

Thuc-Uyen Nguyen Thuc-Uyen Nguye, Ph.D., group member 2010-2014, email: tn2@rice.edu

Brian McCall Brian McCall, Ph.D., group member 2008-2013, email: brian.mccall@rice.edu

Matthew Kyrish Matthew Kyrish, Ph.D., group member 2008-2013, email: mk8@rice.edu

Undergraduate Students:

  • Kim Le, 2013 - 2014
  • Ethan Leng, 2012 - 2013
  • Andrew Badachhape, 2012
  • Jessica Williams, 2011-2012
  • Kevin Jackson, 2011
  • Lemuel Soh, 2011
  • Aaron Y. Hu, 2011-2012
  • Christopher Fan, 2009-2010
  • Monika Sun, 2008-2009
  • Keith Michel, 2008-2009
  • Evan Williams, 2008-2009