Bhushan Research Group
(1) Tissue engineering using organ-on-chips to generate disease models
(2) Create biosensors and cell-based sensors for monitoring cellular function in vitro and in vivo, and
(3) A new initiative to develop mathematical models that utilize experimental data with datasets to find undiscovered insights.
November 2019 - Jasmine Baste receives travel award to present her work at ABRCMS.
October 2019 - Feipeng Yang defends his dissertation to graduate as the lab's first PhD student.
August 2019 - Collaborative project with Rush awarded pilot funding awards for personalized pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
July 2019 - Bhushan lab receives funding from ARDF!
May 2019 - Qifan He, Laura Hetzel, Vineet Penamurthy, Kihwan Kim successfully defend their MS thesis! Congratulations!
April 2019 - Dr.Bhushan mentored team selected to represent Illinois Tech in the 2019 National Academies of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars Program in Washington D.C.
September 2018 - Andrea Cancino receives BMES travel award to attend the 2018 BMES Annual Meeting in Atlanta!
September 2018 - Poster on our research presented at the Islet Cell Biology meeting in Nashville.
July 2018 - Rongfei Fu sucesfully defends his thesis. Congratulations!
July 2018 - Chengyao receives travel award to attend the Kenneth Rainin Innovation Symposium in San Francisco
and presents two posters.
June 2018 - Bhushan lab work profiled.
June 2018 - Our work profiled in Technology Networks.
May 2018 - Chengyao receives the Starr Fieldhouse Research Fellowship! Congratulations!
April 2018 - Nida's paper accepted for
publication in Biotechnology and Bioengineering!
February 2018 - Chengyao's paper accepted for
publicationin in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering! Additional coverage by ACS.
October 2017 - Our paper published in Biomedical Microdevices!
October 2017 - Abhinav Bhushan presents at the Mid-Atlantic diabetes symposium held at NIH, Bethesda.
The lab welcomes new students!
Congratulations to new graduates Stacey, Chelsea, and Agnes!
April 2017 - Dr. Karnik and Nida present their research at Experimental Biology 2017 conference.
April 2017 - Tung Nguyen receives first prize at the Klipatric lecture symposium.
March 2017 - Undergraduate student Tung Nguyen presents poster as lead author at Pittcon 2017.
January 2017 - Stacey Cahoon selected for undergraduate research support from the Armour College of Enginering.
Briana Rhodes, Kihwan Kim join the group as Master's students.
October 2016 - Bhushan lab receives Nayar II Phase 1 award!
September 2016 - Chengyao Wang joins the group as a Ph.D. student.
Daisy Lopez, Efrain Salazar, Laura
Castaneda, and Vineet Penumarthy join the group as Master's
join the group as Master's students. Welcome!
June 2016 - Dr. Sonali Karnik joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
June 2016 - Antonio (Jun Yeob) joins the lab as a summer intern. Welcome!
May 2016 - Damian Hernandez joins the lab as a REU student. Welcome!
May 2016 - Luisa Oliveira joins the lab through the Summer Immersion Program!
May 2016 - Adelyn Zelaya receives summer fellowship!
May 2016 - Morgan Kretlow selected for IIT summer 2016 Armour R&D Fellowship! Congratulations!
April 2016 - Several undergraduate students join the lab as researchers.
April 2016 - Rongfei Yu joins the lab as a Master's student.
March 2016 - Vijay Rajendran joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher.
February 2016 - Nida Tanataweethum joins the lab as a PhD student.
January 2016 - Bhushan lab webpage goes online!