CMaT Student Leadership Council Co-Chair

Student Leadership Council Chair

Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University

Marissa Ruehle

Georgia Institute of Technology

Student Leadership Team

David Castillo

David Castilla Casadiego

University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

David was born in Colombia. He has obtained a master's degree in sciences of Chemical Engineering. Now he is pursuing a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering with main interest in Tissue Engineering and the Design of Biomaterials.
2018

University of Wisconsin-Madison

My research interests revolve around engineering cardiac tissue patches with differentiated stem cells. I’m currently investigating the ability to induce cardiomyocyte maturation through coculture with endothelial cells.
2018

Georgia Institute of Technology

Science, Technology, & Innovation Public Policy PhD Student. Prior experience: Directed a website on S&T Policy at Duke; served as a nonpartisan analyst for the NC General Assembly; worked in state and local government and as a licensed social worker.
2018

Mandy Latimer

University of Georgia

2018

University of Georgia

Bobby is an MS Engineering student whose research includes using imaging to identify cell features to predict the potency of a cell or batch of cells for therapy. When not in the lab, Bobby can be found being a space nerd and attending jiu jitsu classes.
2018

Katie Mueller

University of Wisconsin-Madison

I'm a 2nd year graduate student in Cellular and Molecular Biology. I'm interested in developing methods to assay CAR T cell functionality in the context of the tumor microenvironment.
2018

University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate at University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus. My research is focused on the effects of collagen fibers organization in regulating Cell signaling of Breast Tumor cells and Stem cells differentiation
2018
Marissa Ruehle

Georgia Institute of Technology

Marissa is a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering at Georgia Tech. Her research focuses on cell-based vascular therapeutics for enhancing bone regeneration, particularly in traumatic injuries. Marissa is co-advised by Dr. Guldberg and Dr. Willett
2018

Xunan (Sara) Shen

University of Georgia

I am a first-year graduate student in bioinformatics at the University of Georgia. My research focuses on the metabolomics study using nuclear magnetic resonance.
2018