PEOPLE

Principal Investigator

Christian Franck 
cfranck@wisc.edu
 
Grainger Institute for Engineering Associate Professor 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison 
 
Ph.D., M.S., California Institute of Technology
B.S., University of Virginia
Postdoctoral Fellows

Jin Yang, Ph.D

jyang526@wisc.edu

Ph.D., M.S., Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

B.En. Mechanics, Tsien Program, Tsinghua University

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Jin Yang, Ph.D

jyang526@wisc.edu

Ph.D., M.S., Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

B.En. Mechanics, Tsien Program, Tsinghua University

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Jing Zhang, Ph.D.

jzhang2338@wisc.edu

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut

MS, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University

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Graduate Students

Selda Buyukozturk

selda_buyukozturk@brown.edu

Material Science, Ph.D Candidate

Mechanics of soft matter cavitation, full-field interferometry methods

 

Jialiang Tao

jtao22@wisc.edu

Solid Mechanics, PhD student

Non-linear mechanics of soft foams

Angel Chukwu

anchukwu@wisc.edu

Mechanical Engineering, M.S. student

Cellular Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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Lauren Hazlett

lauren_hazlett@brown.edu

Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D Candidate

3D Cell Mechanics, Human Neutrophil Mechanotransduction

Harry C. Cramer III

harry_cramer@brown.edu

Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D Candidate

Cellular Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), cavitation injury, and soft matter cavitation

Luke Summey

summey@wisc.edu

Mechanical Engineering, M.S. student

Cellular Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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Undergraduate Students

Jeni Farmerie

jfarmerie@wisc.edu

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Franck Lab Alumni

Daniel Klotz (Brown, Sc.M. Biotechnology, 2018)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Christina Andrews (Brown, Sc.M. Biomedical Engineering, 2018)
Johnson Matthey
Jon Estrada (Brown, Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, 2017)
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
 
Paul Hopkins (Brown, Sc.M. Biomedical Engineering, 2017) 
Drug Product Engineer at Amgen
Shababa Binte Matin (Brown, Sc.B Biomedical Engineering, 2017)
Ashok Seetharam (Brown, Sc.M. Biomedical Engineering, 2016)
Eyal Bar-Kochba (Brown, Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, 2015) 
Senior Researcher at APL

 

Daniel Keenan (Brown, Sc.M. Biomedical Engineering, 2015)

Engineer at Abiomed

 

David Stout (Brown, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, 2014)                        

National Science Foundation

 

Kyle McNamara (Brown, Sc.B. 2014)                        

MD/PhD Student VATech - Wake Forest 

 

Dingyi Sun, Ph.D (Brown, Sc.B. 2012)

Post-doc, Brown University

 

Tiffany Lin (Brown, Sc.B., Physics, Wellesley 2012)

Erin Hannen (Brown, Sc.B. 2012)

Ph.D. student, Georgia Tech

Alexander K Landauer (Brown, Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, 2019)

Post-Doctoral Fellow at NIST 

Mohak Patel (Brown, Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, 2019)

Software Engineer at Google

Mark Scimone (Brown, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, 2019)

Principal Scientist at Physical Sciences, Inc.

Aneesh Heintz (Brown, Sc.B. 2018)

Anna Seto (Brown, Sc.B. 2018)

Systems Engineer at Raytheon

Michael Harman (Postdoc 2018)

Ximedica

 
Alana Levine (Brown, Sc.M. Biotechnology, 2016)
Lauren Chanen (Brown, Sc.B. Mech. Engineering, 2016)

Jennifer Cardona (Brown, Sc.B. 2015)

PhD student, Stanford

Jennet Toyjanova (Brown, Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, 2014) 
Engineer at Ximedica


Justin Morse (Brown, Sc.M. Biomedical Engineering, 2014)                        

Engineer at Ximedica

 

Eugenia Gurvich (Brown, Sc.B. 2013)  

Goldman Sachs

 

Mark Guttag (Brown, Sc.B. 2012)

Ph.D. student, MIT

 

Anastassia Astafieva (Brown, Sc.B. 2012)

Continental Tire Corp., Germany   

 

Sangjin Ryu (Postdoc 2011)

Faculty, Univ. Nebraska, Lincoln

 

Katrina Wilson (Brown, Sc.B. 2011)

Hyun-Jung Lee (Brown, Postdoc 2010)

Postdoc, Georgia Tech