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Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory

Former Members and Alumni

Graduated Students

Name Degree Year of PhD Current position
Diego I. Oyarzun Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2019

Postdoc at Lawrence Livermore Natl Lab (LLNL)

Ali Hemmatifar Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2018

Postdoc at MIT

Yatian Qu Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2016

Researcher/Engineer in Purigen Biosystems

Charbel Eid Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2016

Head of Technology - Lab at Driver

Crystal Han Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2015

Assistant Professor, San Jose State University

Viktor Shkolnikov Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2015

Senior Research Scientist at HP Labs

Denitsa Milanova Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2015

Postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School and Wyss Institute

Matt Suss Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2013

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Israel

Anita Rogacs Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2013

Head of Life Sciences Strategy and R&D, HP Labs

Lewis Marshall Ph.D. Chem. Eng. 2012

Senior Manager, Purigen Biosystems

Moran Bercovici Ph.D. Aero. Astro. Eng. 2011

Professor, Technion, Israel

http://meeng.technion.ac.il/Moran_Bercovici.htm

Alexandre Persat Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2010

Assistant professor, EPFL

https://www.p-lab.science/people/

Daniel G. Strickland Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2010

Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University

http://www.scu.edu/engineering/me/faculty/strickland.cfm

Thomas A. Zangle Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2010

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering The university of Utah, Utah

http://www.zanglelab.com

Tarun Khurana Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2008

Scientist, Illumina Inc.

khurana@stanfordalumni.org

https://sites.google.com/site/tarunkhurana/

Cullen Buie Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2008

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

crb@mit.edu

http://web.mit.edu/lemi

Shawn Litster Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2008

Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

litster@andrew.cmu.edu

Klint Rose Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2007 

Scientist, Lawrence Livermore Natl Labs

Meso, Micro, and Nano Scale Technology Section
www.llnl.gov
rose38@llnl.gov

Byoungsok Jung Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2006

Postdoc,  Lawrence Livermore Natl Labs

Applied Physics Division
jung7@llnl.gov

David Hertzog Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2006  Consultant, McKenzie Consulting
Daejoong Kim Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2006 

Professor, Sogang Univ in Korea

daejoongkim@stanfordalumni.org

David Huber Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2006  Engineering Research Associate
Stanford Genome Technology Center
Shuhuai Yao Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2005 

Professor, Hong Kong Univ of Science and Technology

http://www.me.ust.hk/?q=meshyao

Rajiv Bharadwaj Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2005 

R&D Engineer, Caliper Technologies

Rajiv.Bharadwaj@caliperls.com

Sumita Pennathur Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2005 

Professor, UC Santa Barbara
http://www.engineering.ucsb.edu/~sumita/
sumita@alum.mit.edu

Chuan-Hua Chen Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2004 

Professor, Duke University

http://www.duke.edu/web/uphyl/index.html
chuan-hua.chen@stanfordalumni.org

Michael Oddy Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2004 

Finance Quant., Barclays Capital

oddy@stanford.edu

Shankar Devasenathipathy Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2003 

Researcher Intel Corp.

dshankar@stanfordalumni.org

Josh I. Molho Ph.D. Mech. Eng. 2001 

Pelikan Technologies, Inc.

http://micromachine.stanford.edu/~jmolho/

jmolho@stanfordalumni.org

Amy Herr Ph.D. Mech. Eng 2002

Professor, UC Berkeley

http://herrlab.berkeley.edu/

aeh@stanfordalumni.org

Bruce P. Mosier Eng. Deg 
Mech. Eng.
2001 

Research Scientist, Sandia Natl. Labs
www.sandia.gov
bmosier@sandia.gov

Luis Garcia M.S. Mech. Eng. 2003 

Graduate student MSE

ldg@stanford.edu

Brian Kidd M.S. Mech. Eng. 2001  Researcher, Stanford Medical School
Karen Bletzer M.S. Mech. Eng. 2000  Consultant at Accenture

 

Former Postdocs and Research Scientists

Name Degree Current position
Last year in Lab
James Palko Ph.D. Materials science and engineering
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Professor
University of California, Merced
jpalko@ucmerced.edu
2017
Govind V. Kaigala Ph.D.
University of Alberta, Canada

Researcher, IBM Research Laboratory, Zurich.

2010
Reto Schoch Ph.D.
EPFL, Switzerland

Illumina, Inc.

http://sites.google.com/site/rbschoch

2009
Tibor Fabian Ph.D.
University of Vienna 
CTO, Ardica Inc. 2007
Jonathan D. Posner Ph.D.
University of California at Irvine 
Professor, University of Washington
http://posner.uw.edu
jposner {at} uw {dot} edu
2005
Hao Lin Ph.D.
University of California at Berkeley
Professor, Rutgers University
hlin@ove.rutgers.edu
http://cronos.rutgers.edu/~hlin/
2003
Jim Mikkelson Ph.D. Chemistry
Brown University
Center on Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies
Stanford University
mikkelse@stanford.edu
2003
Shulin Zeng Ph.D. Chem. Eng.
University of Colorado at Boulder
R&D Engineer, Cannon Corp. 2002
Guiren Wang Ph.D. Mech. Eng
Tech. University of Berlin,  Germany  .
Professor,  U. South Carolina
http://www.me.sc.edu/fs/wang.html
wanggu@engr.sc.edu
2002
Peng Zhou Ph.D. Mech. Eng
Stanford University
R&D Engineer, Cooligy Inc. -

 

Visitors

Name Current position
Last year in Lab
Hirofumi Shintaku Ph.D., Riken Hakubi Team Leader (PI) 2014
Kentaro Kuriyama Mechanical Engineer, Sony Corporation, Japan 2014
Roger Bodén Researcher, Uppsala University, Sweden 2014
Motohiko Nohmi Ph.D., Ebara Corp., Fujisawa, Japan 2008
Takashi Matsumura Scientist, Ebara Corp., Fujisawa, Japan 2008
Alan M. Meyers Ph.D., Intel Corporation 2007
Che-Wei Lin M.S.M.E.,  Industrial Technology Research Inst., Taiwan 2007
Lilian Min High school teacher from Etiwanda,  CA 2007
Tomoyuki Morita Scientist, Ebara Corp., Fujisawa, Japan 2007
Yonggang Zhu Ph.D., Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia 2006
Suman Chakraborty Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur 2005
Bijan Mohammadhi Professor, Montpellier University, France 2001