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Research Program Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

Engineering
Landon

Landon

MBA/PhD candidate

Expertise

Energy, applications of renewable energy in industry, process design

Jeffrey

Jeffrey

PhD candidate

Expertise

Bioengineering, Tissue Engineering, 3D Bioprinting, and Biology

Madison

Madison

DPT

Expertise

Physiology, Biology, Anatomy, Biomechanics, Fine arts, Dance Theory, Dance History

Nikhith

Nikhith

PhD candidate

Expertise

Tissue Regeneration, Stem Cell Biology and Ethics, Cardiac Tissue Engineering

Paul

Paul

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, Bioengineering, Cartilage, Chemistry, Protein Synthesis

Paul

Paul

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering, Bioengineering, Cartilage, Chemistry, Protein Synthesis

Lizzie

Lizzie

PhD candidate

Expertise

Tissue engineering, biotechnology, reproductive health, omics, sequencing, uterine biology, endometriosis, preterm labor, pregnancy, hormones, organ on chip, microfluidics, lab on a chip, cell therapies

Divya

Divya

PhD candidate

Expertise

AI and Machine Learning

Justinne

Justinne

PhD

Expertise

Cancer Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Biotechnology, Data Analysis, tissue engineering, Healthcare, Public Health, Patient Care Perspectives

Nella

Nella

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Cellular Biology, viruses, Pharmacology, Addiction, Science Communication, GABA, Dopamine, Neuropharmacology, Substance Abuse, Substance Use Disorders, Neural Circuitry, Mechanisms Underlying Disease, Cellular and molecular biology and developmental biology

BIlal

BIlal

PhD

Expertise

Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, & Neuroscience

Josephine

Josephine

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computer Science, Security and Machine Learning, AI, Accessibilty in Computer Science, HCI, Robotics, Art- film photography, visual arts

Omar

Omar

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, STEM in general, medical, prosthetics, Electronics, Robotics

Omar

Omar

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, STEM in general, medical, prosthetics, Electronics, Robotics

Shail

Shail

Industry expert

Expertise

Semiconductors, Manufacturing, Mathematics, 3D modeling / Design, CAD, Prototyping, Quantum Dots, Display Technology

Lily

Lily

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biology, Microbiology, Viruses, Microscopy, CRISPR, Proteins, RNA

Christine

Christine

PhD candidate

Expertise

civil and environmental engineering, physical and probabilistic hazard modeling; current and future risk of natural hazards

Mohamed

Mohamed

MS candidate

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, neuroscience, computer science including machine learning applied towards the biomedical field

Yousuf

Yousuf

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Robotics, Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Data Analysis, Machine Learning

Yousuf

Yousuf

PhD candidate

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Robotics, Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Data Analysis, Machine Learning