Blake Bluestein received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Mexico in May of 2011. As an undergraduate, Blake investigated the temperature-dependent behavior of "smart" polymers to fabricate biocompatible films under Prof. Heather Canavan.
Elisa Harrison received a B.S. from Florida State University in Chemical-Biomedical Engineering in April 2012. She participated in two undergraduate research experiences at FSU including a tissue engineering laboratory under Dr. Teng Ma and a protein engineering laboratory under Dr.
Yung-Chen Wang received his B.S. from University of California, Merced in May 2012. As an undergraduate student, he studied mucus-nanoparticle interaction and stem cell tissue engineering applications under Professor Wei-Chun Chin.
In 2013, Patrik Johansson earned his M.Sc. in bioengineering from Linköping University, Sweden. He visited NESAC/BIO during Jan - May 2013 and investigated collagen and osteocalcin at various surfaces, for his diploma work.
Michael received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah in May 2013. As an undergraduate researcher with Dr. Jost O.L. Wendt he developed a temperature controlled ash deposition probe to study ash deposits in a pilot scale oxy-coal combustion furnace.