Principal Investigator




caliari

Steven Caliari

Assistant Professor
Departments of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia

Education and Training
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania (2013-2016)
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2013)
MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010)
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Florida (2007)

Email: caliari at virginia dot edu
Office: Wilsdorf 204
Phone: 434.243.1821




Graduate Students


hui

Erica Hui

3rd Year (joined Fall 2016)
PhD Candidate | Department of Chemical Engineering
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas (2016)
Hometown: Ottawa, Canada
Interests: Reading, traveling, spending time with friends & family, eating, music,
watching baseball (go Royals!) or college basketball
Email: eh3ja at virginia dot edu



basurto

Ivan Basurto

2nd Year (joined Fall 2017)
PhD Student | Department of Biomedical Engineering
BS, Chemical Engineering, Lafayette College (2015)
Hometown: Wilton, Connecticut
Interests: Sports (soccer, hockey, swimming, triathlon), spending time with family and friends, traveling, food, music
Email: imb5wy at virginia dot edu

miller

Beverly Miller

2nd Year (joined Fall 2017)
PhD Candidate | Department of Chemical Engineering
BS, Bioengineering, Oregon State University (2017)
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Interests: Hiking, camping, softball, reading adventure books, lifting weights, dancing, and traveling
Email: bbb4nq at virginia dot edu




sumey

Jenna Sumey

1st Year (joined Fall 2018)
PhD Student | Department of Chemical Engineering
BS, Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech (2018)
Hometown: Uniontown, PA
Interests: Traveling, running, hiking, drinking coffee, petting dogs
Email: jls6sw at virginia dot edu

unal

Deniz Unal

2nd Year (joined Fall 2017)
PhD Candidate | Department of Chemical Engineering
BS, Chemical Engineering, Penn State University (2012)
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Interests: Reading, cooking, working out, TV shows and movies, chess, and soccer
Email: dbu2ke at virginia dot edu




Undergraduate Students



jain

Priyanshi Jain

3rd Year (joined Fall 2016)
Major: Biology
Hometown: Morganville, New Jersey
Interests: Dancing, music, traveling, spending time with family & friends, volunteering
Email: pj2by at virginia dot edu



gimeno

Kathryn Gimeno

2nd Year (joined Summer 2018)
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Cape May Court House, NJ
Interests: Reading, running, playing soccer, and eating
Email: kig4ec at virginia dot edu




mora

Mark Mora

4th Year (joined Summer 2017)
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Rockville, Maryland
Interests: Hanging out with friends and family, music and photography, cooking/eating, watching football
Email: mtm4fg at virginia dot edu



zezas

Emily Zezas

1st Year (joined Fall 2018)
Major (intended): Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Sarasota, Florida
Interests: Hiking, traveling, yoga, singing, and acting
Email: eaz3nb at virginia dot edu


zagorin

Sarah Zagorin

3rd Year (joined Fall 2017)
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Interests: Cooking, eating, traveling, hiking and running
Email: sz7aa at virginia dot edu




hansrisuk

Audrey Hansrisuk

1st Year (joined Spring 2019)
Major: Undecided
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Interests: Dogs, food, painting and calligraphy, learning languages, and sports (volleyball and figure skating)
Email: aih2gf at virginia dot edu




Lab Alumni


  • Undergraduate Students:

    Grant Guan (CS undergraduate), Fall 2016-Spring 2018
    Rebecca Earhart (CHE undergraduate), Summer 2017-Spring 2018
    Oliver Phoa (CHE undergraduate), Fall 2016-Fall 2018


  • Visiting Students:

    Amber Jackson (undergraduate, George Mason University), Summer 2018
    Noah Hester (high school student), Summer 2018