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

Hemanta Timsina

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering

Education

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Bucknell University

    Project: Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

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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/ 

      Colton Rogers

      BS Student, Chemical Engineering

        Project:  Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

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        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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            Claudia Smith

            BS Student

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

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              Tyler Merreighm

              BS Student

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

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                Aldaly Pineda Hernandez

                BS Student, Chemical Engineering

                  Project:  Biomimetic Surfaces for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Manufacturing

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                  Frank Omar Aparicio Solis

                  BS Student, Chemical Engineering

                    Project:  Microneedle chitosan patch for drug delivery

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                    Visiting Scholars

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

                    Lab Alumni

                    Undergraduate Students from University ofArkansas

                    • Quinn Stiegmann, BS Chemical Engineering
                    • Colby Huynh, BS Chemical Engineering
                    • Paula V. Perez Murgas, BS Biology
                    • Elizabeth Gomez, BS Chemical Engineering
                    • 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