People

    Director

    Ani Ural, Ph. D.
    Associate Professor
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    ani.ural@villanova.edu

    (610) 519-7735

    Current Graduate Students

    Ahmet Demirtas
    (Ph.D. Student) 

    Lee Zambino
    (Ph.D. Student)

     

    Peter Bruno
    (M.S. Student)

     

    Current Undergraduate Students

    Theresa Thompson                             Awards: Villanova University Undergraduate Research Fellow

    (Expected B.S. 2017)

     

    Group Alumni

    Susan Mischinski
    (M.S., 2011)
     
    Thesis Title:Microcrack Growth in Human Cortical Bone: The Influence of Microstructure and Material Properties of the Cement Line and Osteons
     

     

    Awards:

    College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student     Medallion

    Department of Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student Certificate Award  

    Undergraduate ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference Paper Award

    Falvey Scholar Award

    Villanova University Undergraduate Research Fellow

            

    Drew Buchanan
    (M.S., 2010)
    Thesis Title:
    Evaluation of Colles' Fracture Using Finite Element Modeling
    John Waldron
    (M.S., 2012)
    Erin Curran
    (expected B.S., 2015)
     
    Alexandra Abel
    (B.S., 2014)

    Awards:

    Villanova University Undergraduate Research Fellow 

     

    Marissa Cucinotta
    (expected B.S., 2016)
     
    Atish Gupta
    (B.S., 2013)
    Awards:

    Villanova University Undergraduate Research Fellow

    John Ripple
    (B.S., 2013)
     
    Zheng Rong
    (B.S., 2012)
     
    Alyssa Paulson
    (B.S., 2012)
     
    Kristopher Doll
    (B.S., 2011)
    Awards:

    Falvey Scholar Award
    Villanova University Undergraduate Research Fellow