Scholars

Pitt Strive Scholar Profiles

Pitt Strive Scholars Profile

David Jordan

Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation: May 2020
Undergraduate Institution: Louisiana State University
Research: Distribution of Stress and Strain in the Ulnar Collateral Ligament with respect to Flexion Angle (relevant to baseball overhand pitches)
Advisor: Dr. Mark Miller
Email: daj66@pitt.edu

Jorge Torres

Electrical Engineering

Expected Graduation: 2019
Undergraduate Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Research: 2D Nanomaterials
Advisor: Dr. Minhee Yun
Email: jjt31@pitt.edu

Larry Morton

Bioengineering

Expected Graduation: 2020
Undergraduate Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Research: Testing and improving a coacervate growth factor delivery system for improved diabetic wound healing
Advisor: Dr. Yadong Wang
Email: llm62@pitt.edu
Website: http://biomaterialsfoundry.pitt.edu/

Brandon Jennings

Electrical Engineering

Expected Graduation: Fall 2018
Undergraduate Institution: UMBC
Research: Characterizing neural coupling to use for computations
Advisor: Dr. Zhi-Hong Mao
Email: bbj5@pitt.edu
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-jennings-18a56748

Matthew McCarroll

Chemical Engineering

Expected Graduation: 2022
Undergraduate Institution: university of Pittsburgh
Research: computational biology hypoxic responses and sepsis study
Advisor: Dr. Robert Parker
Email: mjm286@pitt.edu

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Andrea Schilling

Chemical Engineering

Expected Graduation: 2020
Undergraduate Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Research: Drug delivery
Advisor: Dr. Steven Little
Email: aln81@pitt.edu

Jorge Jimenez

Bioengineering

Expected Graduation: 2021
Undergraduate Institution: Arizona State University
Research: Ophthalmic Biomaterials Lab
Advisor: Morgan Fedorchak
Email: joj41@pitt.edu
Website: http://www.fedorchaklab.com/people.html