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Singh Laboratory @ Cornell University 

Lab 2016  

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Ankur Singh, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering (Joint appointment starting July 2017)
Graduate Field Faculty: Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
389 Kimball Hall,
Cornell University 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-13  
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006-10    
M.Tech. Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, 2004-06   


Young Investigator Award - Society for Biomaterials (2017);
National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2016);
Highlighted on Discover Magazine - 100 Top Stories of 2015;
2015 Biomaterials Outstanding Research Paper Award (Elsevier)
Young Innovators Award - Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (2014);
Rising Star Award - Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Engineering (2014);
Biomedical Engineering Society Outstanding Graduate Research Award (2009);
Professional Development Award by Office of The Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, The University of Texas at Austin (2008 & 2009);
STAR Award, Society for Biomaterials (2008);
All over India rank 13 in Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (2004)

PhD Students

Alberto Purwada 
4th Yr Biomedical Engineering PhD
HHMI Med-in-Grad Fellow
BS: Biomedical Engineering, Boston University 

Immune Organoids

Regan Stephenson
1st Yr Biomedical Engineering PhD
BS: Biomedical Engineering,  University of Utah
Research: Immune tissue engineering 

Jessica Elmore
2nd yr Veterinary Medicine Ph.D. 
Sloan Fellow
Co-advisor: Prof. Avery August
B.S: Howard University
Research: Hydrogels for inflammtion

FNU Apoorva
4th yr Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. 
MS: Mechanical Engineering, IIISc, Bangalore       
B.Tech: Mechanical Engineering, IIT - Madras
Research: Lymphoma-On-Chip
Tibra Wheeler
1st yr Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. 
Sloan Fellow
Co-advisor: Prof. Marjolein van der Meulen
B.S: University Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Research: Nanogels for inflammtion
Sungwoong Kim
1st yr Mat. Science and Engineering Ph.D. 
B.S and M.S: Hanyang University
Research: Dynamic Living Hydrogels

Shiv Bharat Shah
2nd year Biomedical Engineering PhD. 
Presidential Life Science Fellow 
GAANN Fellow
BS: Biomedical Engineering, Boston University 
Research: Immune & Lymphoma Organoids         
Kristine Lai
1st Yr Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. 
BS: Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara 
Research: Microfluidics for immune tissues

Matt Mosquerca
2nd Yr Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. 
BS: Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University 
Stem Cell Engineering

Undergraduate Researchers

Katrina Lastra
BS: Mechanical Engineering

Tina Jing
BS: Biomedical Engineering

Elisabeth Abeles
Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholar

Lab Alumni:

Rebecca Schneider (Research Scientist/Engineer 1 @Dexcom, Inc)

Akanksha Kapoor (R&D Engineer, Prosidyan, NJ)

Sanaya Shroff (PhD Student at Boston University)

Evelyn Haynes (Engineer at Cephea valves)

Dr. Ye F Tian (Research Scientist at Cleveland Clinic)

Peter Gu (Engineer at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)

Daniel Leach (Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award  Fellow @ National Institute of Health)

Sonja Eagle (Biological Engineering, Doctor in pre-training)