Jon Edd

Jon F. Edd, Ph.D. (Lab Director)

Jon Edd is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001 and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 2006. From 2006-2009 he conducted his postdoctoral studies in the Center for Engineering in Medicine and Mehmet Toner's BioMEMS Resource Center at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital under an NIH fellowhsip.

Todd Lagus

Todd P. Lagus (Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering)

Todd Lagus received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2006 and 2007, respectively.  His Master's research investigated two-phase flow boiling in microchannel arrays for electronic cooling applications.  From 2007-2010, he worked for an engineering consulting firm in the Twin Cities but began his PhD work at Vanderbilt in Fall 2010.  Todd enjoys time with his wife Kate and son Erik, playing sports, and following his Minnesota Golden Gophers.

Vanderbilt Senior Design Team (2011-2012)

Rory Cassidy, Matt Dermody, Kyle Dowd, Brendan Lawrence, and Robert Wolff. Team received departmental design award for their project entitled: "Apparatus to Track Inertial Microfluidics"

Vanderbilt Senior Design Team (2010-2011)

Anderson Funk, Ryan Lohse, Mohd Hilmihusaini Razif, Siti Zuraida Saleh, and Nor Hidayah Shukur-Abd Shukor (Co-advised by ME grad student Marc Ramsey)

Collaborators at Vanderbilt

Professors Hak-Joon Sung, Deyu Li, Rebecca Sappington, Qi Zhang, and Yaqiong Xu.

Past/Ongoing Collaborators:

Lluis M. Mir   CNRS, Directeur de Recherches, University Paris-Sud and Institut Gustave-Roussy, Director of the Joint Research Unit (UMR) 8203: Vectorology and Anticancer Therapies.

Mehmet Toner   Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Surgery (Biomedical Engineering), and Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Director of the BioMEMS Resource Center.

Boris Rubinsky   Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Director for the Center for Bioengineering in the Service of Humanity and Society, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

David A. Weitz   Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics, Harvard University, Director of the Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Group.

Dino Di Carlo   Associate Professor in Bioengineering, UCLA, Director of the Laboratory for Microfluidic Biotechnology.

Rafael V. Davalos   Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech / Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Director of the Bioelectromechanical Systems Laboratory.