Members

Principal Investigator

Dr. Tanmay Lele, Ph.D.

Charles A. Stokes Professor of Chemical Engineering
Joint Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology 
University of Florida
Director, Institute for Cell & Tissue Science and Engineering
Affiliate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Tanmay Lele is a Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida. He obtained the PhD in Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. This was followed by postdoctoral research in Vascular Biology at Harvard Medical School/Children’s Hospital. He received the B.Chem.Eng. degree from UDCT, Bombay.


Doctoral Students

Dr. Andrew Tamashunas

Joined lab: September, 2014

Graduate: Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (University of Florida, 2019)

Undergraduate: BSE Chemical Engineering (Clemson University, 2014)

Hometown: Eastampton, NJ

Email: atamash@ufl.edu


Aditya Katiyar

Joined lab: July, 2017

Graduate: Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (University of Florida, in progress)

Undergraduate: B. Tech Mechanical Engineering (SRM University, Chennai, 2014)

Hometown: Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Email: adityakatiyar@ufl.edu

Purboja Purkayastha

Joined lab:August, 2017

Graduate: Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (University of Florida, in progress), Master’s in Chemical Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2017)

Undergraduate:  BSE Chemical Engineering (Jadavpur University, 2015)

Hometown: Tripura, India

Email: ppurkayastha@ufl.edu

Bo Yu

Joined lab: April, 2019

Graduate: Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (University of Florida, in progress), Master’s in Chemical Engineering (University of Florida, 2019)

Undergraduate: BSE Pharmacy (Nankai University, Tianjin, 2017)

Hometown: Beijing, China

Email: yubo1@ufl.edu

Yifan Yu

Joined lab: July, 2019

Graduate: Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (University of  Florida, in progress)

Undergraduate: B.S. Chemical Engineering (Central South University, Changsha, 2016)

Hometown: Hefei, Anhui, China

Email: yifan2015@ufl.edu


Lab Technician

         Kavya Pendyala


Master’s Students

                       

     Siddhika Chunchuwar                                       Tanaya Roy


Undergraduate Students

         Brendan P. McKee

Join Us!

Committed Master’s and Undergraduate students who can contribute >10 hours per week for at least 2 consecutive semesters (Fall&Spring), please email Andrew Tamashunas (atamash@ufl.edu) with 1-page review of at least 2 Journal articles (research papers, not the review papers) in the field (articles may be from our lab, or other labs).


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