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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)


Department of Biomedical Engineering Residential Place


323 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

NJ, USA 07901

Newark, New Jersey, USA 07102




+1 856 553 5371

Team Category: Graduate Students

Mert Kanik

Mert Kanik is Pd.D. student at New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ, USA in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He graduated from Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey and he completed his master’s degree at İzmir Institute of Technology, Turkey in 2019. His master thesis was related to admittance control in robotics. He joined the Miri Lab in 2021. Mert’s field of work is hydrogels, hydrogels and drug delivery and the necessary handheld devices for drug delivery with hydrogels. In addition to these, he leads the projects of undergraduate students and guides them.

Hoda Fattel

Hoda Fattel is currently a Masters student  in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ, USA. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Her research focuses on three-dimensional bio printing to combine cells and biomaterials such as hydrogels with the aim of imitating natural tissue characteristics. She has always been fascinated by the vast progression of biotechnology, and she hopes to make major positive impacts in the field.

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Elvan Dogan

Elvan Dogan received her M.Sc. degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial design from Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey, in 2017 and 2019. She worked in the defense indåustry for 5 years and during her M.Sc. study. In 2015, she received a grant from TUBITAK and founded a startup company in Teknopark Izmir, Turkey. She is currently a Ph.D. student and research assistant in Biomedical Engineering with NJIT, Newark, NJ, USA. The focus of her research interests includes bioprinting, tissue engineering, and organ-on-chips.

Anant Bhusal

Anant Bhusal is currently a PhD student at Rowan University, NJ, USA at the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Rowan University, New Jersey, USA. He completed his M.Sc. from The University of Memphis, TN, USA in 2018 and his undergraduate degree from Kathmandu University, Nepal in 2011. His research focuses on materials and manufacturing based on three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting, especially bioprinting of hydrogel-based microfluidic platforms for high throughput screening. Mr. Bhusal’s M.Sc. thesis was on 3D printing of thin polymeric tubular structure for vascular application, and his other responsibilities revolved around 3D printing of bone scaffolds. Besides, he is involved in several research projects related to mechanical engineering and its application in the biomedical field.