Wong Lab Alumni

Postdoctoral Alumni

Po-Yen Chen
Currently: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
Hibbitt Postdoctoral Fellow; Brown University
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering; MIT (2015)


Ph.D. Alumni

Amanda S. Khoo
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2022)
B.S., Bioengineering; Santa Clara University (2016)

Dhananjay Bhaskar
Currently: Boehringer-Ingelheim Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Data Science, Yale University
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2021)
Sc.M. Data Science; Brown University (2021)
M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of British Columbia (2017)
B.S. Computer Science & Mathematics, University of British Columbia (2014)

Alysha E. Simmons (Joint with A.B. Kane)
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow in Toxicology, UNC Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Pathobiology; Brown University (2020)
B.S., Biological Sciences; Virginia Tech (2013)
B.S., Animal and Poultry Sciences; Virginia Tech (2013)

Susan E. Leggett
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University
Ph.D., Pathobiology; Brown University (2018)
B.S., Biochemistry; University of Vermont (2013)

Thomas M. Valentin
Currently: Group Leader, Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2018)
M.S., Biomedical Engineering; Tufts University (2012)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering; Tufts University (2011)


M.S. Alumni

Mary Avila
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate, Pathobiology, Brown University
M.S., Biotechnology; Brown University (2021)
B.S., Biology; Northeastern University (2009)

Alex Markoski
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Brown University
M.S., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2020)
B.S., Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2018)

Jea Yun Sim
Currently: M.D. Candidate, Drexel University College of Medicine
M.S., Biotechnology; Brown University (2018)
Sc.B., Biotechnology; Brown University (2017). DEANS Award, Leduc Senior Prize in Cell Biology

Jaskiranjeet (Jessica) Sodhi (co-advised with R. Hurt)
M.S., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2017)
B.S., Biomedical Engineering; U.C. Merced (2013)


Undergraduate Alumni

Mary Lou
Currently: M.D. Candidate, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Sc.B., Biology (2022)

William Zhang

Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Operations Research, MIT
Sc.B., Applied Mathematics (2022)

Shoham Benmelech
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, Yale University
Sc. B., Biomedical Engineering (2021). UTRA, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Michelle Adler
Currently: M.D. / Ph.D. Candidate, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Sc. B., Biomedical Engineering (2020)

Eric DuBois
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Sc. B., Biomedical Engineering (2020)

Elisa Bye
Currently: Research Assistant in Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus
Sc. B., Biomedical Engineering (2019)

Charlotte Merzbacher
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh
Sc. B., Biomedical Engineering (2019). Voss Summer Fellowship

Zachary J. Neronha
Sc. B., Biomedical Engineering (2019). DiMase Summer Internship; Outstanding Senior in Biomedical Engineering, Domenico A. Ionata ’26 Award.

Luke C. Morales
Currently: M.D. Candidate, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Sc.B., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2018).

Shivaali Maddali
Currently: M.D. Candidate, Albany Medical College
Sc.B., Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2017). UTRA

Hayley McClintock
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
Sc.B. Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2016). UTRA

Jonathan Rubins
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Bioengineering, Harvard University
Sc.B. Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2016). UTRA

Marielena Gamboa Castro
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University
Sc.B. Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2015). Team UTRA; George H. Main Prize, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Mehrdad Kiani
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University
Sc.B. Materials Engineering; Brown University (2015). DiMase Fellow; Outstanding Senior in Materials Engineering, Whitaker International Fellow, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, NDSEG Graduate Research Fellowship

Evelyn Kendall Williams
Currently: Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University
Sc.B. Biomedical Engineering; Brown University (2015). Team UTRA, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Victoria Wu
Currently: Research Engineer, Edward Lifesciences
Sc.B. Materials Engineering; Brown University (2015). Team UTRA; Halpin Prize