iCAMP: Research Team

Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., MSc.

Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-7536

Ana Enriquez, B.S.

Lab Manager

Ivan Marin

Coord, Research II

Louie Morsy

Research Coordinator

He Zhou

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • (713) 798-7930

Hung Nguyen, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • (713) 798-7929

Mona Amirmazaheri

Student Helper II

Vishak Vinod

Research Observer

Lauren Bokaie

Research Observer

Hector Elizondo, M.D.

Research Scholar

Hossein Heydari

Research Observer

Sergio M. Navarro

Medical Student

Arash Hamvatan

Research Observer

Mary Bo Kyung Kim

Medical Student

Walid Hassaballa

Research Observer

Natali Bolton

Research Observer

Yee Yee Chang

Exchange Visitor

Nishat Kulkarni, M.D.

Research Observer

Manuel Gardea

Student Helper II

Komeil Mirzaei, M.D

Research Observer

Nesreen El-Rafaei

Research Observer

Soumya Reddy Kondala

Research Observer

Debopriyo Halder

Research Observer

Joel George

Research Observer

Saba Sharafkhaneh

Research Observer

Xin Jie Soh

Exchange Visitor

Guang Fo Wang

Exchange Visitor

Alumni

Name: Javad Razjouyan
Degree: Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
Current Institution/Company: Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center – Big Data Fellow
Position: Postdoctoral Associate 
Research interest: Fall risk assessment in hospitalized patients, sleep assessment, biological signal processing, precision medicine, Effect of stress in wound healing, Physical activity analysis. 

Name: Hyoki Lee
Degree: Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
Current Institution/Company: Biosensics LLC – Senior Scientist 
Position: Postdoctoral Associate 
Research interest: Pattern-Classification, Frailty and Falls, Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Stress analysis, Biological signal processing.

Name: Rahul Goel
Degree: Ph.D. in Kinesiology
Name of last institute graduated from: University of Houston 
Position: Student Helper II
Email: rgoel@uh.edu
Research Interest: AFO and Podiatric Interventions, Balance analysis, fall risk prevention.

Name: Binila Baby
Degree: B.S. Biomedical Engineering
Name of last institute graduated from: Texas A&M University
Position: Research Observer
Email: binilababy@tamu.edu
Research Interest: School-Summer Paradigm: Sleep quality and obesity

Name: Sarah Sopher
Degree: B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Name of last institute graduated from: George Washington University
Position: Research Observer
Research Interest: Diabetic footwear, offloading, balance and gait analysis.

Name: Andrew Gustafson
Degree: B.S. Bioenvironmental Sciences
Name of last institution graduated from: Texas A&M University
Position: Research Observer
Email: andrew.gustafson@bcm.edu
Research Interests: Peripheral Artery Disease, surgical outcomes

Name: Marc, Nicati
Degree: B.S. in Economics and Business 
Name of last institute graduated from: Université de Neuchâtel
Position: Research Observer
Research interest: Marketing, medical devices, statistical analysis

Name: Alejandro, Zulbaran
Degree: M.D. 
Name of last institute graduated from: Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP)
Position: Research Observer
Email: zulbaran8@hotmail.com
Research Interest: Surgical training, Peripheral Artery Disease, frailty

Name: Simon, Hoeglinger
Degree: Dipl.-Ing., B.Sc.
Name of last institute graduated from: FH University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Position: Research Observer
Email: simon.hoeglinger@bcm.edu
Research Interest: Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, frailty

Name: Vanessa, Hinko
Degree: Dipl.-Ing., B.Sc. 
Name of last institute graduated from: FH University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Position: Research Observer
Email: nac5@rice.edu
Research Interest: Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peripheral Arterial Disease, frailty

Name: Rianne Akindele
Degree: Pre-Nursing Name of last institute graduated from: Baylor University 
Position: Research Observer 
Research Interest: Diabetic wound, wound healing, fall prevention

Name: Nikitha Cherayil
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institute graduated from:  Rice University
Position: Member of Senior Design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP 
Email: nac5@rice.edu
Research: Chronic venous disorders and compression sock therapy, point of care diagnosis, synthetic biology, tissue engineering

Name: Crystal Lin
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: yl83@rice.edu
Research Interests: Cardiovascular engineering, stem cells, tissue engineering

Name: Amy Fox
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: af13@rice.edu
Research Interests: Chronic venous disorder and compression sock therapy, vector-borne pathogens, infectious diseases

Name: Lucas Bizarro
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: lab21@rice.edu
Research Interests: Orthopedic medical devices, hip and knee implants                      

Name: Jessica Griffiths
Degree: B.S. in Bioengineering
Name of last institution graduated from: Rice University
Position: Member of senior design team mentored by Dr. Najafi and iCAMP
Email: jag14@rice.edu
Research Interests: Chronic venous disorders and compression sock therapy, assistive devices, human microbiome

Name: Areeb Masood
Degree: B.A. Biology 
Name of last institute graduated from:  The University of Texas at Austin
Position: Research Observer
Email: areebmasood92@gmail.com

Name: Richard Tran
Degree: BS in Health
Name of last institution graduated from: University of Houston
Position: Research Observer
Email: trndotrchrd@gmail.com
Research Interest: Peripheral Artery Disease, frailty, surgical outcomes

Name: Noreen Siddiqi
Degree: M.A. Master of Science 
Name of last institution graduated from: Boston University
Position: Research Observer
Email: nssiddi@bu.edu
Research Interests: Primary hyperparathyroidism, surgical outcomes, sleep apnea

Name: Sanaz Razmara
Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Name of last institution graduated from: Barry University
Position: Research Observer
Email: sanazraz@Hotmail.com
Research Interests: Podiatry, AFO, offloading, diabetic foot ulcers

Name: Nesma, Khalil
Degree: B.S. in Biotechnology 
Name of last institute graduated from: University of Houston
Position: Research Coordinator I
Research interest: Diabetic foot complication, fall prevention, physiological stress assessment, cancer therapies