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Manufacturing and Design Group: Current Staff

Our Team

Iris Rivero Iris V. Rivero, Advisor
Current Research:
Design of efficient and reliable processes for the bulk fabrication of biomaterials. Emphasizing the manufacturing of material systems with multifunctional capabilities for their use in restoring functionality of damaged tissue and as a means of localized drug delivery for treatment of aggressive diseases.

Ph.D. Students

Shayla S.Spearman Shayla S. Spearman
Research Assistant
Current Research:
Design, fabrication, and characterization of biodegradable bone plates.
John B. Jonnalagadda John B. Jonnalagadda
Research Assistant
Current Research:
Design and Fabrication of Novel Porous Biodegradable Composite Scaffolds for Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering.