Caliari Lab Spring 2018

Principal Investigator


caliari

Steven Caliari

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of 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

PhD Candidate (joined Fall 2016)
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

PhD Student (joined Fall 2017)
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

PhD Candidate (joined Fall 2017)
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

PhD Student (joined Fall 2018)
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

PhD Candidate (joined Fall 2017)
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




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



nicholas

Oliver Nicholas

4th Year (joined Fall 2016)
Major: Chemical Engineering, minor in Business
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Interests: I like to read a variety of topics and do my best to keep abreast of current events. Outside of academics and work, I enjoy running, playing guitar, table tennis, and supporting the London-based soccer team Arsenal F.C.
Email: on5ut 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




Lab Alumni


  • Undergraduate Students:

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

  • Visiting Students:

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