People

People
Principal Investigator
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    Vikas Srivastava, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Engineering, Brown University

    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    M.S. Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Rhode Island

    B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

    Following his Ph.D. in 2010 from MIT, Dr. Srivastava worked at ExxonMobil Upstream Research and ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research organizations in various roles including Senior Technical Professional Advisor – Mechanics of Materials, Mechanics Team Lead, Marine Team Lead, Fitness for Service Research Area Lead, and Worldwide Deepwater Drilling Coordinator. He also served as an Advisory Board Member for the DeepStar Industry Consortium on high pressure, high temperature subsea systems. Dr. Srivastava joined Brown University as a tenure-track faculty in the fall of 2018.

Postdoctoral Researchers
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    Jun Zhong, Ph.D.

    Postdoctorate Researcher, Brown University

    Ph.D. Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech

    B.S. and M.S. Hunan University

    Research: Cell mechanics, Material behavior

Graduate Students
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    Zahra Ahmed

    Ph.D. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. and M.S. Brown University

    Research: Cell mechanics

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    Kevin Logiudice

    M.S. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. and M.S. Milwaukee School of Engineering

    Research: Cell mechanics

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    Andrea Lu

    M.S. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. Case Western Reserve University

    Research: Stimuli-responsive materials

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    Gavin Mays

    M.S. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Research: Cell mechanics

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    Sijun Niu

    Ph.D. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. Xian Jiaotong University

    Research: Material deformation and failure response

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    Anna Rusnak

    M.S. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. University of New Orleans

    Research: Cell mechanics

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    Shailen Sampath

    M.S. Candidate Brown University

    B.S. Brown University

    Research: Stimuli-responsive materials

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    Shruti Trivedi

    M.S. Candidate Brown University

    B.Tech. NIT Jaipur India

    Research: Stimuli-responsive soft materials

Undergraduate Students
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    William Back

    Brown University Undergraduate Student

    Research: Material deformation and failure response

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    Roberto Castro

    Brown University Undergraduate Student

    Research: Cell mechanics

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    Amy Oh

    Brown University Undergraduate Student

    Research: Cell mechanics

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    Ruth Sullivan

    Brown University Undergraduate Student

    Research: Stimuli-responsive materials

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    Thomas Underwood

    Brown University Undergraduate Student

    Research Focus: Cell mechanics

Former Lab Members
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    Mrityunjay Kothari, Ph.D.

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Ph.D. Mechanics of Solids, Brown University

    B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology

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    Savan Santoki

    M.S., Brown University

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    Luis Marquez

    M.S., Brown University

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    Yifei Bai

    M.S. Mechanics of Solids, Brown University

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    Norbesida Bagabila

    Brown University Undergraduate Student

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    Isaac Nathoo

    Brown University Undergraduate Student