Meet the Team

James Coyne

James Coyne

Chair

Email: jtc497@psu.edu
Status: PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
Degree: B.S. in Biomedical EngineeringPenn State University Research: Programmable Biomaterials for Drug Delivery
Experience: Graduate Research Assistant, University Graduate Fellow, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Rudy Haluza

Rudy Haluza

Fundraising Co-Chair

Email: rth5095@psu.edu Education

B.S. Engineering Science with honors – Penn State University (2012-2016)
M.S. Engineering Science and Mechanics – Penn State University (2015-2017)
PhD. Engineering Science and Mechanics – Penn State University (2017-Present)
Projects
M.S. : “Mechanical Response of Out-of-Autoclave Complex Fiber Architecture Composites for Marine Structures”
B.S. : “Material Characterization of Additive Manufactured Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic”
Fatemeh Bahari

Fatemeh Bahari

Marketing Co-Chair

Email: fzb116@psu.edu

Status: PhD Candidate in Engineering Science and Mechanics
Degree: M.Sc. in Engineering Science, Penn State University
Research: Neuroscience, Epilepsy, and Biomedical device development
Experience: Graduate Research Assistant, University Graduate Fellow.
Andrew Simonson

Andrew Simonson

Communications Co-Chair

Email: aws5784@psu.edu
Status: PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
Degree: B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, (Pennsylvania State University, 2016) Research: Antimicrobials for Treatment of Drug-Resistant Modulation of the Human Microbiome
Experience: Graduate Research Assistant (2017-present), University Graduate Fellow, Graduate Teaching Assistant (2018), University Graduate Fellow (2016-2017)
Chris Velez

Chris Velez

Creative Assistant

Email: cqv5055@psu.edu
Status: PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering Research: Systems engineering, Mechatronics, and Automation
Experience: McNair Scholars Program, Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Intelligent Vehicles and Systems Group, Intern at Kimberly-Clark, Intern at General electric

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