Dr. William S. Kisaalita (PI) received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, then completed postdoctoral research at the University of Waterloo, Washington State University, and University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, before joining the University of Georgia in 1991.
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Sundas Kaimari (undergraduate student; 2019 – present), majoring in biological engineering with an emphasis in biomedical engineering, working on saliva-based point-of-care diagnostic devices project.
Kyle Patel (graduate/undergraduate student; 2018-present), double majoring in biology and international affairs and at the same time completing a master’s of public health (MPH). Kyle is working on the saliva-based point-of-care diagnostics devices project.
Daniel Banhoro (MS, Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso; 218-present), co-mentored with Drs. Salibo Some and Salimata Pousga. Daniel is working on an evaporative cooling device for guinea fowl egg storage for hatching under Sodano-Sahelian climatic conditions.
Aggee Kere (MS, Nazi Boni University, Burkina Faso; 218-present) co-mentored with Drs. Salibo Some and Salimata Pousga. Aggee is working on the guinea fowl insect-based protein feed trial project.
Dana Mugisa (MS, 2020), worked on the environmental benefits of biogas/evaporative cooling technology uptake among smallholder farming households in Uganda.
Charles (Mac) White (Ph.D., 2020), worked on the development of a molecular rotor-based device for measuring cellular physical properties in 3D cell culture microenvironments.
Edison Sempiira (Ph.D., 2019), worked on the efficacy and efficiency of low-cost evaporative cooling through computational analysis.
Seth H. Andrews (Ph.D., 2019), co-mentored with Dr. Steve Stice, worked on the manipulation of mesenchymal stem cells for altered therapeutic effects.
Kenneth Ndyabawe (Ph.D., 2018), worked on the brain-on-a-chip project with application in neurological diseases’ preclinical drug discovery.
Amish Asthana (Postdoc; 2014-2017), worked on implantable microdevice development for the treatment of diabetes and for nerve disease drug discovery.
Elexandra Michelle Scharf (Ph.D., 2016), co-mentored with Dr. John F. Peroni, worked on
MRI-based approach for longitudinal monitoring of intralesional therapy of MSCs in a large animal model of tendonitis