Dr. Tanmay Lele, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

  • 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.

PhD Students

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)

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)

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)

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)

Email: yifan2015@ufl.edu

Lab Technician:

Kavya Pendyala

Masters Students:

Siddhika Chunchuwar 

Tanaya Roy

Undergraduate:

Brendan P. McKee

Kelechi F. Ndukwe-Ajala

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).

Alumni

PhD Students:

  • Bob Russell
  • Jiyeon Lee
  • Jun Wu
  • TJ Chancellor
  • David Lovett
  • Srujana Neelam
  • Samer Alam
  • Ian Kent
  • Varun Aggarwal
  • Yuan Li
  • V.J. Tocco
  • Qiao Zhang
  • Andrew Tamashunas

MS Students:

  • Nandini Shekhar
  • Agnes Mendonca

Undergraduate Students:

  • Rachel Sammons
  • Kristen Lee
  • Emily Walsh
  • Maung Win
  • Jack Zhang
  • Brittany Hicks
  • Catherine Perez
  • Baichen Zhong
  • Jimmy Xin
  • Peter Hayes
  • Alaina Giacobbe
  • Aliasger Ezzi
  • Lauren Paschall

Kavya Pendyala
Lab Technician

Siddhika Chunchuwar
Masters Student

Tanaya Roy
Masters Student

Brendan P. McKee
Undergraduate Student

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).

Alumni

PhD Students:

  • Bob Russell
  • Jiyeon Lee
  • Jun Wu
  • TJ Chancellor
  • David Lovett
  • Srujana Neelam
  • Samer Alam
  • Ian Kent
  • Varun Aggarwal
  • Yuan Li
  • V.J. Tocco
  • Qiao Zhang
  • Andrew Tamashunas

MS Students:

  • Nandini Shekhar
  • Agnes Mendonca

Undergraduate Students:

  • Rachel Sammons
  • Kristen Lee
  • Emily Walsh
  • Maung Win
  • Jack Zhang
  • Brittany Hicks
  • Catherine Perez
  • Baichen Zhong
  • Jimmy Xin
  • Peter Hayes
  • Alaina Giacobbe
  • Aliasger Ezzi
  • Lauren Paschall