Graduate Students

Golnaz Anvari, M.S.

Current: Pursuing a PhD in Bioengineering at Temple University

Background: B.S, Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, 2013

About Me: In my free time I enjoy reading books traveling and trying new food from different countries.

Favorite Fun Fat Fact: Adipose tissue is a complicated endocrine organ that regulates a variety of processes such as insulin sensitivity, inflammation, etc. in our body.

Michael Struss, B.S.

Current: PhD student in Bioengineering at Temple University

Background: B.S., Bioengineering (Biomaterials), Temple University, PA, 2017

About Me: In my free time I enjoy snowboarding, golfing, watching football, and investigating how pretty much everything in this world works.

Research Interests: Microfluidics, Adipose Tissue Engineering, 3D Printing

Favorite Fun Fat Fact: When energy (fatty acids) is used by the body, fat cells shrink in size rather than shrinking in number, therefore the size, not overall number, of fat cells in the body plays a key role in overall metabolic health. That means whether you weigh 100 or 200 lbs you’d have approximately the same number of fat cells, but not the same sized cells.

Former Students

Raja Khalid Zahir, M.S. (Rotation Student)

Andrew Rouff, M.S. (Rotation Student)