Allen Liu

      Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
      Adjunct: Biomedical Engineering, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biophysics
      University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      2350 Hayward Street
      Ann Arbor, MI 48109

      Curriculum Vitae



Luciana Kauer Rosselli-MuraiLuciana Kauer Rosselli-Murai

BSc Biological Sciences 2001, University of Campinas, Brazil
PhD Genetics and Molecular Biology 2007, University of Campinas, Brazil

Shue Wang

Shue Wang

PhD Mechanical Engineering 2015, University of Arizona

Graduate students

  Maxwell DeNies (Cellular Molecular Biology, PhD candidate)
  NSF Fellow, co-advised with Santiago Schnell

  BS Biology 2013, State University of New York at Fredonia

Johanna Heureaux
Johanna Heureaux (Mechanical Engineering, PhD candidate)
MBSTP training grant (2013-15)
Rackham Merit Fellowship

BS Physics 2011, New York University
BE Mechanical Engineering 2011, Stevens Institute of Technology


Kenneth HoKenneth Ho (Mechanical Engineering, PhD candidate)

BE Mechanical Engineering 2013, University of Hong Kong

  Jophin Joseph (Mechanical Engineering, PhD pre-candidate)

  B-Tech (Hons) Chemical Engineering 2016, IIT Hyderabad, India

Sagardip Majumder (Mechanical Engineering, PhD pre-candidate)

B-Tech, Master-Tech Mechanical Engineering 2016, IIT Kharagpur, India


Xinyu Tan Xinyu Tan (Mechanical Engineering, PhD candidate)

BS Acoustics of Electronic Science and Engineering 2012, Nanjing University, China


Zhaowen Tong (Biophysics, PhD pre-candidate)

BS Physics 2016, University of Science and Technology, China

Visiting scholars

Mingzhi Luo

BS 2002, MS 2005, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China
PhD Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China

Current position: Lecturer (lab of Prof. Linhong Deng), Changzhou University, Changzhou, China

Research assistants

Ying-Ling (Angel) Wang

BS Science Education 2014, National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan
MSc Biomedical Engineering 2016, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Undergraduate/high school students

     Olivia Dotson

      BSE Chemical Engineering, Expected 2022
      University of Michigan


     Yu-En (Andrew) Huang 

     BSE Biomedical Engineering, Expected 2020
     University of Michigan


     Steven Huang 

      BSE Mechanical Engineering, Expected 2020
      University of Michigan


        Justin Pawloski 

        Biomedical Engineering, Expected 2019
        University of Michigan



Name Position/year Present position
Nick Emery
Yoani Herrera
Katharine Shao
Breana Cappuccilli 
Lili Tian
Schyler Bennett
Yu-En Huang
Jennifer Knister
Ashley Bonnoitt
Research assistant 2017
Undergrad 2017
High school researcher
SROP 2017
UROP 2016-17
UROP 2016-17

UROP 2016-17
Undergrad 2016
Boston University
University of Michigan
Detroit Country Day School
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Megan White
Jin Woo Lee 
Undergrad 2015-16
Graduate student 2014-16 
University of Michigan 
University of Michigan
Pete Basile  Master's student 2016   
Scott Haskell UROP 2015-16 University of Michigan 
Rebecca Abrishami  UROP 2015-16  University of Michigan 
Lap Man Lee
Chris Coyne 
CFE Research Corporation
Danielle Chase  NNIN Fellow 2015  University of Minnesota 
Daniel Gebrezgiabhier  UROP/2015  Grand Rapids Community College 
Hanqing Liu  Undergrad/2015  Tsinghua University 
Adam Krieger  CMB rotation/2015  University of Michigan 
Julia Prisby  Undergrad/2015  University of Michigan 
Victoria Murray  Post-Doc/2014  MMS Holdings 
Ruijiao Miao  Master's/2014  University of Michigan 
Di Wu  Undergrad/2014  University of Alberta 
Jake Mathieu  Undergrad/2014  University of Michigan 
Tete Ikpeme  Undergrad/2014  University of Michigan 
Jason Karslake  Biophysics rotation/2013  University of Michigan 
Elisabeth Steel  Technician/2012-2013  PhD student at Wayne State University 
Karan Patel  Undergrad/2013  Master's student at University of California-Berkeley 
Jon Muncie  Undergrad/2013  PhD student at University of California-Berkeley 
Zian Dean  Biophysics rotation/2013  University of Michigan 
Sarah Lewis  SGUS/2012  Baxter Healthcare 
Yongxian He  Undergrad/2012  University of Michigan