Principal Investigator
Dr. Huinan Liu
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Participating Faculty in:
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Bourns Hall A221
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951)-827-2944
Fax: (951)-827-6416
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Brown University, 2008.
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Purdue University
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing

Graduate Students
Ian Johnson
Project: Degradable Magnesium Implants for Bone Regeneration
B.S. Marine Science
Jaclyn Lock
Project: Nanocomposite Fabrication for Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering
B.S. Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
Maria Iskandar
Project: Development of Nanostructured Calcium Phosphate Coatings for Controlling Biodegradation of Magnesium Implants
B.S. Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, 2009
Meriam Sebaa
Project: Biocompatible Conductive Materials for Neural Regeneration
B.S. Physics, UC Irvine, 2010
Ruby Kandah
Project: Design of Vasculature-like Macro-to-Micro fluidic Device for Extracorporeal Assessment of Vascular Biomaterials
B.S. Neuroscience,  UC Riverside, 2010
Shan Dhillon
M.S. Bioengineering, UC Riverside, 2011
B.S. Mathematics, UC Riverside, 2005

Undergraduate Students
Salvador Garcia
Project: Observing the Biodegradation Properties of Magnesium Alloys on the Proliferation and Differentiation of both Human Embryonic and Induce Pluripotent Stem Cells
B.S. Biology with Chemistry Minor, California State University San Bernadino, 2011


Andrew Whall

4th year undergraduate