URISE Scholars

Class of 2018

Meina Piao Cipollone

Home Institution: UC Berkeley  

Major: Bioengineering

UC Berkeley Host: Professor Liwei Lin, Mechanical Engineering

Mentor: Juhong Chen

Project: Microfluidic Device Sensor for In-Situ Monitoring H2O2 Secretion in Live Tumor Cells

Rahul Gupta

Home Institution: University of Rochester

Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering

UC Berkeley Host: Professor Connie Chang-Hasnain, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Mentors: Jonas Kapraun and Yipeng Ji

Project: Measuring Divergence Angle Using Far-Field

Lillian Lau

Home Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Major: Civil Engineering

UC Berkeley Host: Professor Khalid Mosalam, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mentors: Dr. Selim Gunay, Yuqing Gao, and Tian Zhou

Project: Application of Advanced Technologies on Experimental Simulations and Structural Monitoring

Niko Vlahakis

Home Institution: University of California, Berkeley

Major: Chemical Biology

UC Berkeley Host: Professor Ting Xu, Materials Science & Engineering

Mentor: Marc Lim

Project: Exploring the Transport Potential of 3-Helix Micelle Nanocarriers in Glioblastoma Multiforme