Our Group

Mohammad R. K. Mofrad, PhD

Mohammad R. K. Mofrad, PhD

Professor and PI

Ehsaneddin Asgari

Ehsaneddin Asgari, PhD

Post-Doc and Lab Alumnus

Deep Learning in Biology, Deep Proteomics

Kamyar Behrouzi

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Mechanobiology of the LINC Complex

Andrew Dickson

Andrew Dickson

PhD student in Applied Science & Technology
Deep Learning in Biology, Deep Proteomics, Deep Genomics

Nya Domkam

Nya Domkam

Molecular Mechanobiology of the LINC Complex

Seyed Erfan Ghazimirsaeed

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Simulations, Viral Diseases, Cell Adhesions

Zahra Khodabakhshi-Fard

Zahra Khodabakhshi-Fard

Visiting Student

Molecular Simulation of Coronavirus

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

Wenny Miao

Wenny Miao

Modeling of chromatin folding and assembly

Jessica Ornowski

Jessica Ornowski

Molecular Mechanobiology of the LINC Complex

Derek Ning

Derek Ning

Genome Mechanobiology

Hengameh Shams

Hengameh Shams, PhD

Visiting Scholar and Lam Alumna

Salmonn Talebi

Salmonn Talebi

PhD student in Applied Science & Technology

Deep Learning in Medicine, Agent-Based Viral Disease Spread Modeling

Ghafar Yerima

Ghafar Yerima

Mechanobiology of BAR proteins


Alumni

Ms. Anwaar Al-Zireeni (presently CEO and Co-founder of Diagnostics Startup Privail Inc.)
Dr. Ehsaneddin Asgari (presently Post-doc at Helmholtz Center for Infection and UC Berkeley)
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 Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Howard University)
Dr. Javad Golji (presently Senior Research Scientist at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR))
Dr. Zainab Haydari (presently Post-Doc at Carnegie Mellon University)
Dr. Zeinab Jahed (presently Assistant Professor of Nanoengineering at UCSD)
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. Mohaddeseh Peyro (presently Post-Doc)
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. Dena Shahriari (presently Assistant Professor of medicine  at UBC)
Dr. Hengameh Shams (presently Post-Doc at UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences)
Dr. Mohammad Soheilypour (presently at CEO and Co-Founder 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)