Jorge Almodovar

Assistant Professor, Ray C. Adam Chair in Chemical Engineering

Prior Experience & Education

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
  • Whitaker Post-Doctoral Fellow, Grenoble Institute of Technology
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University

emailjlalmodo@uark.edu phone: +1 (479) 575-3924 fax: +1 (479) 575-7926 | Curriculum Vitae Google Scholar

David A. Castilla Casadiego

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

Education

  • MS in Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, “Universidad del Atlántico”, Barranquilla, Colombia

Project: Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

emaildac011@email.uark.edu phone: +1 (786) 661-0768 | Curriculum Vitae Google Scholar

Mahsa Haseli

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

Education

  • MS in Chemical Engineering, Islamic Azad North Tehran Branch University, Iran
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, University of Zanjan, Iran

Project: Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

emailmhaseli@email.uark.edu Google Scholar

Luis C. Pinzon Herrera

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

Education

  • BS in Chemistry, “Universidad del Atlántico”, Barranquilla, Colombia

Project: Regeneration of Damaged Neural Tissue Using a Collagen Scaffold Containing Neurotrophins

emaillcpinzon@email.uark.edu

Paula V. Perez Murgas

BS Student, Biology

 Project: Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing 

email: pvp001@uark.edu | phone:+1 (479) 313-9199

Quinn Stiegman

Sophomore, Chemical Engineering

Project: Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

emailq.stiegman@gmail.com phone: 479-466-0332

Colby Huynh

BS Student, Chemical Engineering

    Project: Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

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    Elizabeth Gomez

    Sophomore BS Student, Chemical Engineering

      Project:  Regeneration of Damaged Neural Tissue Using a Collagen Scaffold Containing Neurotrophins

      emaileg011@uark.edu phone: (805) 755-9887  | LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-gomez-8b0939158/

      John Magness

      BS Student, Chemical Engineering

        Project:  Regeneration of Damaged Neural Tissue Using a Collagen Scaffold Containing Neurotrophins

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        Kyle Key

        BS Student, Chemical Engineering

          Project:  Regeneration of Damaged Neural Tissue Using a Collagen Scaffold Containing Neurotrophins

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          Katherine Miranda Muñoz

          Senior BS Student, Biomedical Engineering

            Project:  Microneedle chitosan patch for drug delivery

            emailkamirand@uark.edu Phone: +1 479 316 1961 Linkedln: linkedin.com/in/Katherine-Miranda-92499715a/ 

            Visiting Scholars

            • Nina Perry, Schoolcraft College, REU Student, Summer 2019

            Lab Alumni

            Undergraduate Students from University ofArkansas

            • Derek Burton, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Sandrina DePaz, BS Chemical Engineering 

            Graduate Students from University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez

            • Heleine V. Ramos-Avilez, ME in Chemical Engineering 2017
            • Carol Rivera Martinez, MS in Bioengineering 2018
            • David A. Castilla Casadiego, MS in Chemical Engineering 2016

            Undergraduate Students from University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez

            • Edwin Burgos Rossy, BS Microbiology – Currently MD Candidate at Ponce Health Sciences University 
            • Coral Irizarry Alvarado, BS Microbiology
            • Adriana Mulero Russe, BS Chemical Engineering – Currently Bioengineering PhD Student at Georgia Tech
            • Luis Peña Toledo, BS Industrial Microbiology
            • Ferdinand Zavala, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Marcos R. Rodríguez Muñoz, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Victor G. Rivera Llabrés, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Paola E. Nevárez Meléndez, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Alexander Collado Mendez, BS Chemical Engineering – Currently Consultant Engineer at Weil Group
            • Wisberty Gordian, BS Chemical Engineering – Currently Bioengineering PhD Candidate at University of Pennsylvania
            • Luis E. Loyo Colon, BS Chemical Engineering – 
            • Kiara S. Vega-Bellido, BS Biology
            • Michael Maldonado, BS Mechanical Engineering
            • Carlo A. Bosques-Casillas, BS Industrial Biotechnology
            • Bethsymarie Soto Morales, BS Chemical Engineering and Psychology – Currently Biomedical Engineering PhD Candidate at University of Florida
            • Beatriz A. Quiñones Colón, BS Industrial Microbiology – Currently MD Candidate at University of Medicine & Health Sciences, St Kitts
            • Jacoby Shipmon, REU Student from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, BS Chemical Engineering – Currently Process Engineer at Pfizer
            • Giancarlo Gonzalez, BS Chemistry
            • Alberto Rodriguez, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Gustavo Soto, BS Chemical Engineering
            • Alex Mora, BS Industrial Biotechnology
            • Efrain Rodriguez, BS Industrial Biotechnology