Open Positions


Postdoctoral Scholar Position
REPRODUCTIVE BIOMECHANICS FOR IN VITRO FERTILIZATION (IVF)

Graduate Student Positions
Robotic Manipulation and Mapping of embryos
Robotic cardiac ablation

Principal Investigator


David Camarillo
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, and by courtesy, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL:

OFFICE ADDRESS: 443 Via Ortega, Room 205, Stanford, CA 94305-4124
WEBSITE: Faculty Profile

Staff


Marc Fleischmann | Administrative Associate
EMAIL: marc4@stanford.edu
OFFICE ADDRESS: 443 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305-4124

Postdoctoral Fellows


Kaveh Laksari | Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering
EMAIL: klaksari@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Characterization of brain injury mechanisms under impact loading
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Temple University
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Temple University
AWARDS:
Child Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship

Graduate Students


Michael Fanton | MS Student, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL: mfanton@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Laboratory head impact models
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Calvin Kuo | PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL: calvink@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Neck modeling and head measurement device accuracy
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering & Computer Science, California Institute of Technology
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Jake Sganga | PhD Candidate, Bioengineering
EMAIL: sganga@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Design of robotic interventions for cardiac disease
EDUCATION:
BS in Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
AWARDS:
Stanford Bio-X Graduate Fellow, Stanford Bioengineering Fellowship
Lyndia Wu | PhD Candidate, Bioengineering
EMAIL: lyndiacw@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Neurophysiological response to football impacts
EDUCATION:
BS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
MS in Bioengineering, Stanford University
AWARDS:
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, Stanford Bio-X Graduate Fellow, Stanford Bioengineering Fellowship

Visiting Researchers


Choongsoo Shin | ‎Associate Professor, Sogang University
EMAIL: cshin@sogang.ac.kr
PROJECT: Biomedical device design and sports biomechanics

Undergraduate Students


Matt Garelli | BS Student, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL: mgarelli@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Fidel Hernandez

Bradley Hammoor | BS Student, Bioengineering
EMAIL: hammoorb@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Kaveh Laksari

Neil Hildick-Smith | BS Student, Electrical Engineering
EMAIL: nhildick@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Mehmet Kurt

Jesus Loza | BS Student, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL: jloza@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Calvin Kuo & Lyndia Wu

Kevin Ramirez | BS Student, Electrical Engineering
EMAIL: ramirezk@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Fidel Hernandez

Brett Salazar | BS Student, Biomechanical Engineering
EMAIL: bsalazar@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Mehmet Kurt

Alumni


Mehmet Kurt | Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering
CURRENT POSITION: Stevens Institute of Technology
PROJECT: Understanding and prevention of brain injury mechanism
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici University
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
AWARDS:
Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award, Child Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
Livia Zarnescu Yanez | Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering
CURRENT POSITION: Uber
PROJECT: Cell mechanics for regenerative medicine
EDUCATION:
BS in Optical Engineering and Mathematics, University of Arizona
MS in Bioengineering, Stanford University
PhD in Bioengineering, Stanford University
AWARDS:
NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Stanford Graduate Fellowship
Fidel Hernandez | PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering (2012-2016)
CURRENT POSITION: Associate, McKinsey & Company
PROJECT: Mechanisms of brain trauma with injury detection and prevention implications
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Ginna Freehling | Administrative Associate (2015-16)
CURRENT POSITION: Working at Stanford School of Medicine, Clinical Research Coordinator
Michael Yip | PhD Candidate, Bioengineering (2011-2015)
CURRENT POSITION: Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California at San Diego
PROJECT: Flexible robotics for cardiovascular therapy
EDUCATION:
BASc in Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo
MASc in Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia
PhD in Bioengineering, Stanford University
Jessica Negrette | Administrative Associate (2013-15)
CURRENT POSITION: Working at Stanford Bioengineering, Faculty Affairs Officer

Maria Malone | MS Student, Mechanical Engineering (2013-14)
CURRENT POSITION: Teaching Assistant, Stanford Product Realization Laboratory (PRL)
PROJECT: Instrumented mouthguard redesign and fabrication.
EDUCATION:
BS in Biomechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Vaibhav Nangia | MS Student, Mechanical Engineering (2013-14)
CURRENT POSITION: Working at Google
PROJECT: Head impact measurements using skin-adhered sensors.
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Joe Schooler | Research Coordinator (2013-14)
CURRENT POSITION: Working at Ancestry.com
PROJECT: Human subjects protocols and mouthguard fabrication.
EDUCATION:
BS in Molecular Biology, University of the Pacific
MS in Biomedical Imaging, University of California - San Francisco

Pete Shull | Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering (2012-13)
CURRENT POSITION: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China
PROJECT: Mouthguard for measurement of head impact kinematics
EDUCATION:
BS in Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, LeTourneau University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University