Our Group

Mohammad R. K. Mofrad, PhD

Mohammad R. K. Mofrad, PhD

Professor and PI

Ehsaneddin Asgari

Ehsaneddin Asgari, PhD

Visiting Scholar and Lab Alumnus

Deep Learning in Biology, Deep Proteomics

Christina Baek

Christina Baek

Integrating Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning

Kamyar Behrouzi

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Mechanobiology of the LINC Complex

Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen

Molecular Mechanobiology of Cardiac Diease

Andrew Dickson

Andrew Dickson

Deep Learning in Biology, Deep Proteomics, Deep Genomics

Seyed Erfan Ghazimirsaeed

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering

Zainab Haydari

Zainab Haydari

PhD candidate in Bioengineering
Mechanics of Stretch-Activated Ion Channels in the Immune System

Zeinab Jahed

Zeinab Jahed, PhD

Visiting Scholar and Lab Alumna
Nuclear-cytoskeleton linkage in cellular mechanotransduction

Brian Jeffers

Brian Jeffers

LINC Complex

Karim Khattab

Karim Khattab

PhD student in Bioengineering
Molecular Cell Mechanobiology

Zahra Khodadadi

Visiting Graduate Student

Jiwon

Jiwon “Jimmy” Kim

Deep Learning, Cardiovascular Biomechanics

Atsushi Matsuda

Atsushi Matsuda

PhD student in Mechanical Engineeringra
Models of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport, Coarse-Grained Modeling of the Nuclear Pore Complex

Andre Montes

Andre Montes

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering

Deep Learning in Cardiovascular Engineering

Sungmin Park

Sungmin Park, PhD

Post-Doc in Bioengineering
Cell Adhesion

Mohaddeseh Peyro

Mohaddeseh Peyro

PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering
Models of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport, Coarse-Grained Modeling of the Nuclear Pore Complex

Hengameh Shams

Hengameh Shams, PhD

Visiting Scholar and Lam Alumna

Mohammad Soheilypour

Mohammad Soheilypour, PhD

Visiting Scholar
Microbiomes, Nucleocytoplasmic Transport

Shukei Sugita

Shukei Sugita, PhD

Visiting Professor (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

Sage Templeton

Sage Templeton

Transmembrane Proteins

Shingo Tsukamoto

Shingo Tsukamoto

Visiting Graduate Student

Nuclear Mechanics

R. Sarah Kohansal

R. Sarah Kohansal, PhD/MPH

Education and Outreach Manager

Public Health, Education


Alumni

Ms. Anwaar Al-Zireeni (presently CEO and Co-founder of Diagnostics Startup Privail Inc.)
Dr. Ehsaneddin Asgari (presently Data Scientist at Data:Lab Munich Volkswagen Group)
Dr. Amirhossein Arzani (presently Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Northern Arizona University)
Dr. Mohammad Azimi (presently Quantum Software Engineering Manager at Rigetti Computing)
Mr. Alex Baelde (presently in Healthcare Project Manager at Poly-Shape)
Dr. Ahmed Bakhaty [co-advised with Prof. Sanjay Govindjee](presently Data Scientist at WorkDay)
Ms. Heather Bowerman (presently CEO and Founder at Dot Labs)
Mr. Jack Bulat (presently at U. Penn School of Medicine)
Dr. Preethi Chandran (presently Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Howard University)
Dr. Javad Golji (presently Senior Research Scientist at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR))
Dr. Zeinab Jahed (presently Post-Doc at Stanford University)
Dr. Yousef Jamali (presently Assistant Professor of Bio-Mathematics at Tarbiat Modares University)
Dr. Helene Karcher [co-advised with Prof. Roger Kamm](presently Senior Research Scientist at Novartis)
Dr. Reza Karimi (presently Lead Data Scientist at Elsevier)
Dr. Ahmad Khalil (presently Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University)
Dr. Kevin S. Kolahi (presently Medical Resident at Stanford School of Medicine)
Dr. Joseph Leach [co-advised with Prof. David Saloner](presently Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at UCSF)
Dr. Seung Lee [co-advised with Prof. Roger Kamm](presently Co-Founder at Vintage Lab)
Dr. Ali Madani (presently Post-Doc at Salesforce Research)
Dr. Mehrdad Mehrbod (presently CEO at NextGen Sequencing startup Riz-Araye Sharif)
Dr. Seyed Hanif Mahboobi (presently Senior Data Scientist at Amazon Web Services (AWS))
Dr. Kranthi Mandadapu (presently Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Berkeley)
Dr. Hassan P. Modarres(presently Founder and CEO of biomedical start-up company)
Dr. Ruhollah Moussavi-Baygi (presently Post-Doc at UCSF)
Dr. Ioanna Pagani [co-advised with Prof. Sanjay Kumar](presently a Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics at Life Technologies Corporation)
Dr. Sephalie Patel (presently Anesthesiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center)
Mr. Stephen Peter (presently Senior R&D Engineer at Ceterix Orthopaedics)
Dr. Nur Aida Abdul Rahim [co-advised with Profs. Roger Kamm and Peter So](presently technology consultant at Luna Innovations Inc)
Dr. Amir Shamloo (presently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology)
Dr. Hengameh Shams (presently Post-Doc at UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences)
Dr. Mohammad Soheilypour (presently at Co-Founder and CEO of Nexilico Inc.)
Mr. Daniel Shreter (presently at Director WW OEM Marketing at Microsoft)
Mr. Nima Vahdati Nia (presently R&D Engineer at Edwards Lifesciences)
Dr. Ashkan Vaziri (presently Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Northeastern University)
Dr. Eli J. Weinberg (presently at McKinsey & Co.)
Dr. Sang-Hee Yoon (presently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Inha University, South Korea)
Mr. Peter White (presently Vice-President of Product Management at Salesforce)
Dr. Ting Zhu (presently Associate Professor of Life Sciences at Tsinghua University, China)