Caliari Group, Spring 2017

Principal Investigator


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: 204 Wilsdorf
Phone: 434.243.1821

Graduate Students


Erica Hui

PhD Student (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

Undergraduate Students


Grant Guan

3rd Year (joined Fall 2016)
Major: Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Billerica, Massachusetts
Interests: Intellectually I'm fascinated by the state of human health from both a scientific and policy perspective, I'm also interested in the intersection of technology and business. In my free time I stress about (cheer for) Borussia Dortmund and Boston sports teams.
Email: gzg4zf at virginia dot edu


Priyanshi Jain

2nd 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


Mark Mora

3rd 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


Oliver Nicholas

3rd 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


Rebecca Earhart

3rd Year (joined Summer 2017)
Major: Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
Interests: Reading, traveling, Irish dancing, hanging out with family, music
Email: rme7bf at virginia dot edu