Ankur Singh

Ankur Singh

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Assistant Professor, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
Affiliation: Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Cornell University
Affiliation: Englander Institute for Precision Medicine, Cornell Medicine, NYC

389 Kimball Hall,
Cornell University
Phone: 607-255-2194

Postdoctoral Fellow

Pamela Graney, PhD.

Pamela Graney, PhD.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University (With Prof. Kara Spiller)

Research: Biomaterials-based immune organoids and epigenetics

PhD Students

Shivem Bharat Shah

Shivem Bharat Shah

4th-year Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.
Presidential Life Science Fellow
Dept. of Education GAANN Fellow
Research: Immune & Lymphoma Organoids 

BS: Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Regan Stephenson

Regan Stephenson

3rd Yr Biomedical Engineering PhD
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (2018-2021)
Dean’s Excellence Fellow (2016-2017)
Research: Lymphoid Tissue Engineering and Genomics
BS: Biomedical Engineering,  University of Utah
Matthew Mosquera

Matthew Mosquera

BS: Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University

4th Yr Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Research: Gut Microbiome, vaccines, and Immunity

Jessica Elmore

Jessica Elmore

4th yr Veterinary Medicine Ph.D.
Sloan Fellow
Co-advisor: Prof. Avery August
Research: New Inflammatory Mouse Model and
Hydrogels for inflammation
B.S: Howard University
Tibra Wheeler

Tibra Wheeler

3rd yr Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (2018-2021)
Sloan Fellow
Co-advisor: Prof. Marjolein van der Meulen
Research: Nanogels for anti-inflammatory responses
B.S: University Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Sungwoong Kim

Sungwoong Kim

3rd yr Material Science and Engineering Ph.D.
Research: Dynamic Living Hydrogels for Immune Regulation
B.S and M.S: Hanyang University

Kristine Lai

Kristine Lai

3rd Yr Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
BS: Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara
Research: Microfluidics for immune tissues

Taylor Oeschger

Taylor Oeschger

2nd Yr Biomedical Engineering Ph.D.
Primary Advisor: Prof. David Erickson
Co-advisor: Prof. Ankur Singh
Research: Point-of-Care/ Immunoengineering
BS: Montana State University


MS Students

Zixing (Vincent) Fan

Zixing (Vincent) Fan

1st Yr Material Science and Engineering

Research: Ultrasmall nanomaterials

BS: Material Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
Francisco Candido

Francisco Candido

2nd Yr Mechanical Engineering
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
Sloan Fellow

Research: Microfluidics and Immunity

BS: Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University


Cynthia Rishi (Biomedical Engineering; Winner of  2018 Engineering learning Initiatives award)

Katie Lee (Biomedical Engineering; Winner of 2017 Engineering learning Initiatives award)

Pooja Reddy (Cell and Molecular Biology; Dean’s Fellow)

Cassandra York (Biological Engineering)

Isaac Macrae (Biomedical Engineering)

Shreya Venkatesh (Mechanical Engineering)
John McMullen Dean’s Scholar

Cort Breuer
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Lab Alumni

Dr. Alberto Purwada
PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Current Position: Analyst at CBPartners CBPartners | A Global Healthcare Consultancy

Dr. FNU Apoorva
PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Current Position: Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer OrthoFit Ergonomic Solutions

Dr. Ye Field Tian
Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Position: Research Scientist at Cleveland Clinic

Rebecca Schneider
BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
PastPosition: ‎Research Scientist/Engineer II Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Current Position: PhD Student, Chemical Engineering, Georgia Tech

Akanksha Kapoor                                                                                                                                                                                        MEng: Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
Current Position: Research & Development Engineer Prosidyan

Gyu-Min Calvin Lee
BS  and M.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
Current Position: Product Development Engineer at Career

Evelyn Haynes
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
Current Position: Developmental Engineer,Cephia Valve Technologies

Daniel Leach
BS: Human Ecology, Cornell University
Current Position: University of FloridaCollege of Medicine Class of 2021
Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Fellow@ National Institute of Health (2014-2015) )

Sanaya Shroff
BS in Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringCornell UniversityCurrent Position: PhD CandidateBiomedical Engineering at Boston University

Sonja Eagle
BS in Biological Sciences, Cornell University
Current Position: MD Candidate at Drexel MedicineChildren’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Peter Gu
BS, Physics; MEng in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
Current Position: Research EngineerThe Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Katrina Lastra
BS: Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
Current Position: Proctor and Gamble

Elisabeth Abeles
BS: Arts and Sciences Hunter R. Rawlings IIICornell Presidential Research Scholar

Tina Jing
BS: Biomedical Engineering
Engineering learning initiatve Award winner