Wong Laboratory for Nature Inspired Engineering

 

Principal Investigator

 

Tak-Sing Wong, Ph.D.

 

Wormley Family Early Career Professor

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Materials Research Institute

Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

The Pennsylvania State University

 

Offices: N-330 Millennium Science Complex

 

Lab: N-252A Millennium Science Complex

Phone: (814) 865-6122

Email: tswong @psu.edu

                                                         Biography

                                                        Curriculum Vitae

 

Graduate Students

 

Lin Wang

 

Ph.D. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2014)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 

B.Sc., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

School of Chemistry and Environment

 

Office: N-316 Millennium Science Complex

Email: linwang @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

Grady Iliff

 

Ph.D. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2019)

Department of Mechnical Engineering

 

B.Sc., Virginia Tech.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Office: N-316 Millennium Science Complex

Email: gji5020 @psu.edu

 

 

Jinsol Choi

 

M.S. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2019)

Department of Mechnical Engineering

 

M.Sc. Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

Mechanical Engineering (2017)

 

B.Sc. UNIST (2012)

Mechanical Systems Design and Manufacturing

Thermo-Fluid and Power Engineering

(Interdisciplinary Major)

 

Office:  Millennium Science Complex

Email: jkc5977 @psu.edu

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Stephanie Latona

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

Schreyer Scholar

 

Email: sjl5412 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruby Alfawares

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

Minor in Energy Engineering

ME Scholar

 

Email: rza5303 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Alexander J Myers

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Email: ajm538 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

Alumni

 

Jing Wang (Ph.D., 2018)

 

Ph.D. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Spring 2013)

PPG Industries Foundation Ph.D. Fellow

 

B.Sc., Tsing Hua University (2012)

 

Current:

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Michigan

 

                                                                         Website

 

Birgitt Boschitsch (Ph.D., 2018)

 

Ph.D. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2013)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2015 - )

Gabron Ph.D. Fellow (2015)

STEM Ph.D. Fellow (2013 - 2014)

 

B.Sc., Princeton University (2013)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Certificate in Engineering Biology

 

Current:

CEO and cofounder, spotLESS Materials Inc.

 

 

Nan Sun (Ph.D., 2019)

 

Ph.D. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Spring 2013)

B.Sc., Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2012)

 

Current:

Senior Research Scientist, spotLESS Materials Inc.

 

 

Antonino Turrigiano (M.Sc., 2018)

 

M.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2016)

Department of Biomedical Engineering

 

B.Sc., Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2016)

Biology: Pre-Medicine - Minor: Chemistry

 

Current:

Quality Engineer, MilliporeSigma

 

 

 

Yu Huang, Ph.D. (Postdoc, 2014 - 2017)

 

Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Science (2013)

B.Sc., Beijing University of Chemical Technology (2008)

 

Current:

Professor (2017 - )

China University of Geosciences, China

 

                                                          Curriculum Vitae

 

Xianming Dai (Simon), Ph.D. (Postdoc, 2013 - 2016)

 

Ph.D., University of South Carolina (2013)

M.Sc., Huazhong University of Science & Technology (2009)

B.Sc., Chongqing University (2007)

 

Current:

Assistant Professor (2016 - )

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Texas, Dallas

 

                                                                  Website

 

 

 

Shikuan Yang, Ph.D. (Postdoc, 2013 - 2016)

 

Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Science (2009)

B.Sc., Qufu Normal University (2004)

 

Current:

Professor (2016 - The Thousand Young Talents Plan)

School of Materials Science and Engineering

Zhejiang University, China

                                                                  Website

 

 

Aeree Kim

 

Visiting Ph.D. Student, The Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2016)

 

Ph.D. Student, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

B.Sc., Kyung Hee University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Current:

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

National University of Singapore

 

 

Hannah Feldstein (Undergraduate, 2016 - 2019)

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

PPG Industries Foundation Undergraduate Fellow

Schreyer Scholar

 

 

Current:

Ph.D. student, MIT

 

 

Francesca R. Wang

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Current:

Ph.D. student, University of Tokyo

 

 

 

 

Luke Gockowski

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

PPG Industries Foundation Undergraduate Fellow

Millennium Scholar

 

Email: lfg5055 @psu.edu

 

Current:

PhD. Student, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

 

Keiko Kato

 

B.Sc. Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

NINN REU Summer Undergraduate Researcher

 

Current:

Ph.D. Student, Rice University

 

Email: keiko.kato @rice.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Meier

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

 

Current:

R&D Engineer, Baker Hughes

 

Email: lkm5119 @psu.edu

 

 

 

Alexandre P. Blois

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

 

Current:

M.Sc. Student, Imperial College London

 

Email: apb5166 @psu.edu

 

 

Nathan M. Custodio

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

 

 

Email: nmc5199 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Houston Bladimir Claure

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

McNair Research Scholar

 

Current:

Ph.D. Student, Cornell University

 

Email: hbc5030 @psu.edu

 

 

Ashlee Palm

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Shuman Scholar

 

Current:

Engineer, The Boeing Company

 

Email: aep5209 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Kaylyn Hannon

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Biomedical Engineering

 

Current:

Technology Consulting Senior Analyst, Accenture

 

 

 

 

 

Brienna Phillips

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Biomedical Engineering

 

 

Email: bsp138 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Margo Corsetti

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Email: mbc5267 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

Franz Matias Card

 

B.Sc. Student, The Pennsylvania State University

Mechanical Engineering

 

 

Email: fnc5073 @psu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Materials Research Institute

Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

 

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