Our Team

Contact Information

Call: 315-443-9322

Email: psoman@syr.edu

Pranav Soman, Ph.D.

Pranav Soman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering - *Currently serving as the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Advanced Manufacturing (AM, CMMI).

BioInspired Institute

  1. 2001

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering

    Pune University, India
  2. 2009

    Ph.D. Bioengineering

    Pennsylvania State University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Doctoral Students

David Quinn

Doctoral Student

Email: dequin01@syr.edu

Arun Poudel

Doctoral Student

Email: arpoudel@syr.edu

Zachary Joseph Geffert

Doctoral Student

Email: zjgeffer@syr.edu

Anna-Blessing Oluchi Merife

Doctoral Student

Email: aomerife@syr.edu

Ujjwal Aryal

Doctoral Student

Email: uaryal@syr.edu

Daniel Fougnier

Doctoral Student

Email: dfougnie@syr.edu

Master Students

Undergraduate Students

Jenna Grutzmacher

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: jgrutzma@syr.edu

Angelika Polshikova

Undergraduate Researcher

Call: apolshch@syr.edu

Luke Brix Rogers

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: lbrogers@syr.edu

Joshua Limjuico

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: jnlimjui@syr.edu


Haven Wittmann

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: hmwittma@syr.edu

Ashraf Tariq Alnatour

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: atalnato@syr.edu

Jennifer Gonzales

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: jgonza58@syr.edu

Mia Elizabeth Russo

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: mrusso10@syr.edu

Maximillian Meier Wilderman

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: mmwilder@syr.edu

Shannon Theresa Mcloughlin

2019 Undergradaute, PhD at the University of Maryland

Yin Zhu

2019 Master

Zhili Zhang

2019 Master

Zhe Zhang

2019 Master, PhD at Syracuse University

Sarah Venn

2018 Undergraduate

Haiyan Li

2018 master, PhD at Upstate Medical University

Rafael Ramos

2018 master student, PhD at Wayne State University

Stephen Sawyer

2018 PhD, Postdoc at FDA

John Collins

2017 undergraduate, PhD at University of Minnesota

Andrew Ramos

2017 undergraduate, PhD at Oxford University

Sanika Suvarnapathaki

2017 master, PhD at University of Massachusetts

Lucas Albrecht

2017 master, Biomedical Engineer at Southern Research

Melissa Gerwitz

2016 undergraduate

Liang Yang

2016 master, PhD at Yale University

Jiahan Yan

2016 master, master at Cornell University

Lingyan Weng

2016 undegraduate, Master at UC San Diego

Ping Dong

2016 master, PhD at TAMU

Shihao Yang

2016 master, Johnson&Johnson

Yibo Wu

2016 master, Clinical Specialist at Boston Scientific

Yong Chen

2015 master, application scientist at Essen Bioscience

Bianca Louise Andrada

Undergraduate Researcher

Email: blandrad@syr.edu

Mark James Ransbottom

Undergraduate Student

Email: mjransbo@syr.edu

Alex Filip

Masters Student Abiomed Inc.

Courtney Rose Ogando

Masters Student Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Kairui Zhang

Doctoral Student

Email: kzhang04@syr.edu

Zheng Xiong

Doctoral Student Corning Inc.

Dr. Ameya R. Narkar

Biomaterials Scientist, 3D Systems

Email: arnarkar@syr.edu

Dr. Puskal Kunwar

Sr. Optical Engineer Prellis Biologics

Email: pkunwar@syr.edu