Current Members

 

Postdocs

Visiting Scholars

 

5th Year Graduate Students

4th Year Graduate Students

3rd Year Graduate Students

2nd Year Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

 

 

 

Ilhoon Jang – Postdoc

Email: iroon.jang@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
Postdoc, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mar 2018 ~ , Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2018, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2012, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2010, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea

Research Project: My research interests include improving the efficiency and usability of emerging diagnostic platforms such as paper-based microfluidic device. I’m focused on the development of the paper-based viscometer for measuring saliva and plasma. This device aims to measure viscosity rapidly and easily using a smartphone.

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Tugba Ozer – Postdoc


Email: tugba.ozer@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
M.S., Bioengineering, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

Research Project: My research goal is to demonstrate a point-of-care system for fast and early detection of aerosolized viral particles.

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Daniel Carrao – Visiting Scholar

Email: daniel.carrao@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
M.S., Chemistry, 2013-2015, University of Sao Paulo – Brazil
B.S., Chemistry, 2007-2011, University of Sao Paulo – Brazil

Research Project:  My research aims to develop a microfluidic analytical device that allows a fast and simple determination on-site of various pesticides after spraying operations in citrus fields.

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Pornphimon “Paully” Kamnoet – Visiting Scholar

Email: pornphimon.kn@gmail.com

Previous Degrees: 
B.SC., Chemistry, 2011-2014, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Research Project:  Development of paper-based analytical devices for the detection of heavy metals in environmental samples.

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Manassawee “Wee” Janrod – Visiting Scholar

Email: manassawee.j@hotmail.com

Previous Degrees: 
M.S., Chemistry, 2014-2017, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
B.S., Chemistry, 2010-2014, Burapha University, Thailand

Research Project:  My research focuses on the development of electrochemical paper-based analytical devices for the determination of nephrolithiasis biomarker. The device aims to use as a point of care (POC) device for medical applications.

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Ishola Sunday – Visiting Scholar

Email: techjoyadisco@yahoo.com

Previous Degrees: 
Post Graduate Diploma (M.S.), Chemistry, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria

Research Project:  Fabrication of paper-based analytical devices suitable for the detection of drug and pesticide residue in aqua-cultural products.

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Suchanat “Meen” Boonkaew – Visiting Scholar

Email: Sucha.Boonkaew@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
B.Sc in Chemistry at Srinakarinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand
Research Project:  Paper-based analytical devices for multiplex detection of cardiovascular disease

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Alyssa Kava – 5th Year Graduate Student

Email: alyssa.kava@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Creighton University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My research project involves the simultaneous detection of multiple analytes on an individual ePAD.

Group Publications:
“Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, Accepted Manuscript.
 
Janus Electrochemistry: Simultaneous Electrochemical Detection at Multiple Working Conditions in a Paper-based Analytical Device” Nantaphol, S., Kava, A.A., Channon, R.B., Kondo, T., Siangproh, W., Chailapakul, O., Henry, C.S. Analytica Chimica Acta2019Accepted Manuscript, DOI:10.1016/j.aca.2019.01.026
 

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Eka Noviana – 5th Year Graduate Student

Email: eka.noviana@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, Pharmaceutical Science B.S.

Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, Pharmacist

University of Arizona, Chemistry M.S.

Research Project: My research focuses on developing low-cost sensors for bioanalytical applications. I have worked on studying paper-based electrochemical sensors utilizing microwire electrodes and a relatively new class material called thermoplastic electrodes for the last 3 years. I am currently working on developing rapid tests for detecting viruses and small molecules analytes using lateral flow assays.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award for General Chemistry Labs, 2017

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:
Thermoplastic Electrode Arrays in Electrochemical Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Noviana, E., Klunder, K.J., Channon, R.B., Henry, C.S. Analytical Chemistry2019, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b05218

“Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices: Emerging Themes and Applications,” Yang, Y.; Noviana, E.; Nguyen, M. P.; Geiss, B. J.; Dandy, D. S.; Henry, C. S. Anal. Chem.201689, 71-91.

“Development of a Quasi-Steady Flow Electrochemical Paper-Based Analytical Device,” Adkins, J.A.; Noviana, E.; Henry, C. S. Anal. Chem.201688, 10639-10647.

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Cody Carrell – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: Cody.Carrell@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Carthage College, Chemistry B.A.

Research Project: My research involves developing analytical tools to detect and quantify biological analytes for environmental and diagnostic applications. Specifically, I’m focused on designing paper-based devices that simplify testing for the end-user and improve access to high-quality diagnostics in resource-limited settings.

Winner of Innovation in Natural Sciences Award, CSU Demo Day, 2019

Vice President for Research (VPR) Fellow, 2018

Silver award for CSU Ventures Drivers of Innovation award, 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award for General Chemistry Labs, 2017

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:
Rapid Bacteria Detection at Low Concentrations Using Sequential Immunomagnetic Separation and Paper-Based Isotachophoresis” Shaumburg, F., Carrell, C.S., Henry, C.S. Analytical Chemistry2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b01002

“Paper-Based Enzyme Competition Assay for Detecting Falsified β-Lactam Antibiotics,” Boehle, K.E.; Carrell, C.S.; Caraway, J.; Henry, C.S. ACS Sens2018, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.8b00163

Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2018.12.002

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Sidhartha Jain – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: sid.jain@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees and Experience: Louisiana Tech University, Biomedical Engineering B.S.

Drexel University, Biomedical Engineering M.S.

Diagnostics For All Inc., Product Engineer II

Janacare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Scientist

Research Project: My research focuses on the development of rapid, low-cost technology for the measurement of aerosol oxidative activity.

International Presidential Fellow 2017/18

Google Scholar page

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Cynthia McCord – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: Cynthia.Mccord@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: University of West Florida, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My project focuses on the development of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy sensors for biological applications.

Group Publications:
Polycaprolactone-enabled sealing and carbon composite electrode integration into electrochemical microfluidics” Klunder, K.J, Clark, K.M., McCord, C., Berg, K.E., Minteer, S.D., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9LC00417C
 
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Zach Call – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: Zach.Call@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Mount St. Mary’s University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My research aims to create microfluidic paper-based devices for point-of-care diagnostics that are low-cost and user-friendly to improve global healthcare. 

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:
Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2018.12.002

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Kaylee Clark – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: Kaylee.Marie.Clark@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Clemson University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My research focuses on developing low-cost electrochemical devices for bioanalytical applications. I am currently working on the applications of thermoplastic graphite electrodes.

Group Publications:
Polycaprolactone-enabled sealing and carbon composite electrode integration into electrochemical microfluidics” Klunder, K.J, Clark, K.M., McCord, C., Berg, K.E., Minteer, S.D., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9LC00417C

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Ruth Menger – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: mengerrf@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: James Madison University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My project focuses on the development of sensors to detect pesticides and insecticides and help diagnose problems with citrus greening disease, a disease plaguing citrus groves all over the world.

CSU Ventures Ambassador

Group Publications:
Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2018.12.002

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Alec Richardson – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: Alec.Richardson@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Wichita State University, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

Research Project: My research focuses on developing “gut-on-chip” models of intestinal physiology and pathophysiology using organotypic human intestinal tissue slices. By integrating live tissue with microfluidics, imaging, and electrochemical sensing, I want to better understand the role that the intestines play in human health and determine how dysbiosis (changes in gut microbiota) affects diseases such as IBD, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and various neurological diseases.

2019-2020 Gaussi Fellow

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Jeremy Link – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: jeremy.link@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Seattle University, Biochemistry B.S., Military Science Minor

Research Project: My project will focus on paper-based immunoassays.
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Kate McMahon – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: catherine.mcmahon@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My project aims at creating a chemical sensor to detect heavy metal concentrations. Specifically, I am working on designing and synthesizing nanoscale materials that can be used to sense heavy metals in a variety of mediums. The goal is to create a paper-based sensor that has low limits of detection that can be used outside of traditional lab settings.

CSU Ventures Ambassador

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Chloe Chou – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Project: My research is focused on using electrochemistry to detect contamination in milk.

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Nick Bruns – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

Research Project: My research is focused on the use of alternative materials for the development of new thermoplastic electrodes.

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Kyle Howe – Undergraduate Student


Major: Chemical & Biological Engineering, Music Performance

Research Project: I am researching the use of low cost paper-based immunoassays to detect and quantify histamine and progesterone presence for use in third world countries.

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