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


Ginna Freehling | Administrative Associate
EMAIL: ginfree@stanford.edu
OFFICE ADDRESS: 443 Via Ortega, Room 119, Stanford, CA 94305-4124

Postdoctoral Fellows


Mehmet Kurt | Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering
EMAIL: mkurt@stanford.edu
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
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


Fidel Hernandez | PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL: fidelh@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Head impact modeling for helmet design and certification
EDUCATION:
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
AWARDS:
NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford Bio-X Honorary Graduate Fellow, Stanford School of Engineering Graduate Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foudnation Scholar
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 Student, 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
Livia Zarnescu Yanez | PhD Candidate, Bioengineering
EMAIL: liviaz@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Cell mechanics for regenerative medicine
EDUCATION:
BS in Optical Engineering and Mathematics, University of Arizona
MS in Bioengineering, Stanford University
AWARDS:
NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Stanford Graduate Fellowship

Visiting Researchers


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

Rotation Students


Michael Fanton | MS Student, Mechanical Engineering
EMAIL: mfanton@stanford.edu
PROJECT: Laboratory head impact models

Undergraduate Students


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

Preston Lim | BS Student, Bioengineering
EMAIL: lianjie@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Livia Zarnescu

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

Cedric Yue | BS Student, Electrical Engineering
EMAIL: cedyue@stanford.edu
MENTOR: Calvin Kuo & Lyndia Wu

Alumni


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