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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:

 

 

Matthew Kyrish, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Aug 2008 – ) Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: mk8@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering (2008), University of Texas at Austin,
  • Recepient of: Cockrell Jr. Engineering Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin National Merit Scholarship and University of Texas at Austin Dedman Merit Scholarship.

Brian McCall, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Aug 2008 – )
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: brian.mccall@rice.edu

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  • Software Design Engineer - Tektronix Texas, LLC
    2006–2008
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering with minor in Mathemathics (2002 – 2006) - University of Oklahoma
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thuc-Uyen Nguyen, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2010 – )
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: tn2@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Electrical Emphasis, magna cum laude (2005-2009) - Texas Christian University

Alessandra Forcucci, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2012 -)
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: ajf6@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (August 2007-May 2011), Boston University
  • Recipient of: Engineering Scholars Awards, Clare Boothe Luce Award
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Shadfan, BS
Graduate Research Assistant (Jan 2012-)
Department of Bioengineering 
Rice University
Houston, TX

Voice: 713-348-3019
email: ahs3@rice.edu

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  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Aug 2007- May 2011), Texas A&M University

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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  • BS in Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University (May 2012),
 

Undergraduate Students:

  • Kim Le, 2013 - present
  • Ethan Leng, 2012 - present
 

Former Group Members:

 

Research Staff:

Graduate Students:

Undergraduate Students:

  • 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