Congratulations to our spring 2017 M.S. & Ph.D. graduates

The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering proudly congratulates the following M.S. and Ph.D. graduates who obtained their degrees in spring 2017.

These are:
Christopher Anderson, Ph.D.
Dissertation title: An Evaluation of Effectiveness of Cannabinol as an Antiepileptic Drug for Children with Intractable Generalized Epilepsy
Advisors: Dr. Brandi Ormerod and Dr. Paul Carney

Ana Bohorquez, Ph.D.
Dissertation title: Characterization of Magnetic Nanoparticle Mobility in Biological Matrices through Magnetic Relaxation Measurements
Advisor: Dr. Carlos Rinaldi

Brendan Barraclough, Ph.D.
Dissertation title: Improving Dosimetric and Delivery Accuracy of Lung and Liver Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
Advisor: Dr. Guanghua Yan

Marc Charbel, Ph.D.
Dissertation title: Prediction of Health Status and Prognosis of Hypoxic-Ischemic Neonates through the Application of Data Mining Techniques
Advisors: Dr. Aysegul Gunduz and Dr. Ranganatha Sitaram

William Godwin, Ph.D.
Dissertation title: Biokinetic Models and Internal Dosimetry of the Adult Pregnant Female and Fetus
Advisor: Dr. Wesley Bolch

Heather Petroccia, Ph.D.
Dissertation title: Reconstruction or Organ Doses of Patients Treated Historically for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma with Cobalt-60 Teletherapy
Advisor: Dr. Wesley Bolch

M.S. graduates:
Sayal Belsare
M.S. Thesis: Targeting and Enrichment of Exosomes Using Aptamer Conjugated Magnetic Nanoparticles
Advisor: Dr. Carlos Rinaldi

Paul Nickerson
M.S. Thesis: Techniques for Mining Time Series in the Medical Domain
Advisor: Dr. Parisa Rashidi

Mansi Patel
MS. Thesis: High Frequency Time Step Analysis of the Hemodynamic Environment with Arteriovenous Fistula used for Hemodialysis
Advisor: Dr. Scott A. Berceli

Shaoju Wu
M.S. Thesis: High-throughput Automated Analysis of Subcellular Structures of Neural Cells
Advisor: Dr. Lin Yang