Our Group

Principal Investigator

David Cormode 
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Chemistry, B.S & M.S. University of Oxford (2002) | Oxford, England

Chemistry, Ph.D University of Oxford (2006) | Oxford, England

Post-Doc Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2006-2012) | New York, NY

Post Doctoral Fellows

Maryam Hajfathalian

Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D Temple University (2016) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Controlled shape synthesis of metal nanoparticles.

 

 

Nil Pandey
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Nano-Bio Physics, Ph.D University of Texas at Arlington (2021) | Arlington, TX

Research Interest: Synthesizing novel multifunctional nanoparticles for disease treatment.

 

Seokyoung Yoon

Materials Science & Engineering, Biological Science, B.S. Sungkyunkwan University (2014) | Seoul, South Korea

Nano Technology, M.S., Ph.D. Sungkyunkwan University (2021) | Seoul, South Korea

Post-Doc Sungkyunkwan University (2021 – 2022) | Seoul, South Korea

Research Interest: Development of transarterial chemoembolization system based on the image guidable nanoparticle-hydrogel complex.

Ph.D Students

Derick N. Rosario

Chemistry, B.S. University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (2019) | San Juan, Puerto Rico

Research Interest: Development of novel nanoparticle-based contrast agents for detection of inflammatory sites using CT imaging.

 

Katherine Mossburg

Biomedical Engineering, B.S. Boston University  (2020) | Boston, MA

Research Interest: Development of silver nanoparticles as a contrast agent for dual-energy mammography.

 

Manthan Patel

Chemical Engineering, B.S. Drexel University  (2022) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of silver nanoparticles as a drug delivery system (nanomedicine).

 

Research technicians

 

Portia Maidment

Cognitive Science, B.S. Case Western Reserve University (2022)| Cleveland, OH

Research Interests: Cerium nanoparticle coatings and biological applications in colitis treatment.  Silver Tellurium nanoparticles as a contrast agent.

 

Masters Students

Haofeng Lin

Chemical Engineering, B.S. North Carolina State University (2019) | Raleigh, NC

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, M.S. University of Pennsylvania (Expected 2023) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of ytterbium nanoparticles and iron oxide nanocubes in biomedicine area.

 

Visiting Students/Undergraduates


Pallavi Jonnalagadda

Bioengineering, B.S. University of Pennsylvania (Expected 2023) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Controlled shape synthesis and biological applications of metal nanoparticles.

 

Emily Berkow

Chemistry, B.A. University of Pennsylvania (Expected 2024) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of nanoparticle-based contrast agents.

 

 

Diego Barragan

Biology, B.A. University of Pennsylvania (Expected 2025) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of silver nanoparticles as contrast agents for dual-energy mammography.

 

 

Amanda Pang

Chemistry, B.A. University of Pennsylvania (Expected 2026) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of novel nanoparticle-based contrast agents.

 

 

Alumni