Current Members

 

Postdocs

Visiting Scholars

5th Year Graduate Students

4th Year Graduate Students

3rd Year Graduate Students

2nd Year Graduate Students

Master’s 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 devices. 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.

Group Publications:

Flow Control in a Laminate Capillary-Driven Microfluidic Device” Jang, I., Kang, H., Song, S., Dandy, D.S., Geiss, B.J., Henry, C.S. ChemRxiv2020.

Pump-Free Microfluidic Rapid Mixer Combined with a Paper-Based Channel” Jang, I., Carrao, D., Menger, R., de Oliveira A.R., Henry, C.S., ACS Sensors2020, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c00937

Viscosity Measurements Utilizing a Fast-Flow Microfluidic Paper-Based Device” Jang, I. Berg, K.E., Henry, C.S., Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2020.128240

Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip2019, DOI: 10.1039/c9lc00903e

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Isabelle Samper – Postdoc

Email: isabelle.samper@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK
M.S., Engineering, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

Research Project: My research focuses on developing a portable electrochemical capillary-flow assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antigen and human antibody response in patient blood and saliva samples. The aim is to provide a point-of-care solution for the diagnosis of COVID-19.

 

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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Yosita “Mai” Panraksa – Visiting Scholar

Email: aiiaoun@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
B.Sc. Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Nakhom Pathom, Thailand

Research Project: Development of lateral flow immunoassay for detection of bacteria

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Wisarut “Been” Khamchanroen – Visiting Scholar


Email: wisarut.khamcharoen@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
B.Sc. Chemistry, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand

Research Project: Development of miniaturized electrochemical devices for the detection of important biomarkers.
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Cody Carrell – 5th 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:
Sealing 3D-printed parts to poly(dimethylsiloxane) for simple fabrication of microfluidic devices” Carrell, C.D., McCord, C.P, Wydallis, R.M., Henry, C.S. Analytica Chimica Act2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2020.05.014

USB powered microfluidic paper-based analytical devices” Schaumburg, F., Kler, P.A., Carrell, C.S., Berli, C.L.A., Henry, C.S. Electrophoresis2019, 0, 1-8.

Rapid Bacteria Detection at Low Concentrations Using Sequential Immunomagnetic Separation and Paper-Based Isotachophoresis” Shaumburg, F., Carrell, C.S., Henry, C.S. Analytical Chemistry2019, 91, 9623-9630.

Rotary manifold for automating a paper-based Salmonella immunoassay” Carrell, C.S., Wydallis, R.M., Bontha, M., Boehle, K.E., Beveridge, J.R., Giess, B.J., Henry, C.S. RSC Advances2019, 9, 29078-29086

“Paper-Based Enzyme Competition Assay for Detecting Falsified β-Lactam Antibiotics,” Boehle, K.E.; Carrell, C.S.; Caraway, J.; Henry, C.S. ACS Sens2018, 3, 1299-1307.

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, 206, 45-54.

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Sidhartha Jain – 5th 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
2019 Walter Scott College of Engineering Excellence in Research Top Scholar Award

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:
Paper-based nuclease protection assay with on-chip sample pretreatment for point-of-need nucleic acid detection” Noviana, E., Jain, S., Hostetter, J., Geiss, B.J., Dandy, D.S., Henry, C.S. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry2020, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-020-02569-w

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Cynthia McCord – 5th 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:
Sealing 3D-printed parts to poly(dimethylsiloxane) for simple fabrication of microfluidic devices” Carrell, C.D., McCord, C.P, Wydallis, R.M., Henry, C.S. Analytica Chimica Act, 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2020.05.014

Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip, 2020, 20, 9-34.

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, 19, 2589 – 2597.
 
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Zach Call – 4th 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, 206, 45-54.

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Kaylee Clark – 4th 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.

Graduate Student Council, Vice President of Finance, 2020-21
Vice President for Research (VPR) Fellow, 2019-20
CSGO Vice President, 2019-20
CSU Ventures Drivers of Innovation Platinum Award, 2019

Group Publications:
Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip, 2020, 20, 9-34.

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 Chip, 2019, 19, 2589 – 2597.

High-throughput, semi-automated dithiothreitol (DTT) assays for oxidative potential of fine particular matter” Berg, K.E., Clark, K.M., Li, X., Carter, E.M., Volckens, J., Henry, C.S. Atmospheric Environment, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117132

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Ruth Menger – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: mengerrf@colostate.edu

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

Research Project:  My research is focused on the development of inexpensive sensors for environmental contaminants. I have worked with pesticides, and am currently working on a multiplex device for heavy metals as well as one for PFAS.

2019-20 CSU Ventures Ambassador

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LinkedIn

Group Publications:

Pump-Free Microfluidic Rapid Mixer Combined with a Paper-Based Channel” Jang, I., Carrao, D., Menger, R., de Oliveira A.R., Henry, C.S., ACS Sensors2020, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c00937

Sensitive distance-based paper-based quantification of mercury ions using carbon nanodots and heating-based preconcentration” Ninwong, B., Sangkaew, P., Hapa, P., Ratnarathorn, N., Menger, R.F., Henry, C.S., Dunchai, W. RSC Advances. 2020, 10, 9884. 

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, 206, 45-54.

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Jeremy Link – 3rd 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 – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: catherine.mcmahon@colostate.edu

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

Research Project: The goal of my project is to develop novel methods for the preparation and analysis of complex sample matrices. Combining elements of both inorganic and analytical chemistry, my work aims at better understanding heavy metal interactions with complex matrices and how to analyze them, both electrochemically and using paper-based devices. Matrices of interest include consumer products (like cosmetics) and environmental samples.

2019 – 20 CSU Ventures Ambassador
2019 College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Scholar Award

Group Publications:
Advances in Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Ozer, T., McMahon, C., Henry, C.S., Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry. 2020, 13(1), 15-19.

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Brandaise Martinez – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: brandaise.martinez@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Chemistry B.A. and Biology B.S.

Research Project: My interests are in the use and optimization of organ-on-a-chip models to analyze human physiochemical systems.

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Amanda Roley – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: amanda.cherwin@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Milwaukee School of Engineering, B.S. in BioMolecular Engineering, 
McHenry County College, A.E.S. in Chemical Engineering

Research Project: I am working to further develop “gut-on-chip” models to study intestinal physiology via the integration of live tissue with microfluidics, imaging, and electrochemical sensing.

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Chloe Beardsley – Master’s Student

Undergraduate Degree: Chemistry, Colorado State University

Research Project: My research is focused on method development for inkjet printing of various types of reagents to be used in vertical flow paper-based analytical devices.

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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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Carli Cobaugh – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry
Minor: Math

Research Project: I am working on developing a process to test cosmetic products for heavy metals that can be performed in developing countries.

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Josi Beck – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

Research Project: I am working on developing a simple procedure to reduce detection limits for heavy metal paper-based devices.

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Sierra Curdts – Undergraduate Student

Major: Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Project: I am working on optimizing a gut-on-chip device for modeling human intestinal tissue.

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Alli Dolence – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

Research Project: I am working on developing a paper-based assay to detect bacteria in contaminated food and water samples.

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Rae Bellows – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

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