OBBL Research Team

christina salas

Christina Salas, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Adjunct, Department of Civil Engineering
Affiliate, Center for Biomedical Engineering

buksa

Christopher Buksa
Research Assistant

MS Student, Mechanical Engineering - UNM
BS,  Mechanical Engineering - UNM

elghazali

Nafisa Elghazali
Research Technician
Post-Baccalaureate Research and Education Program (PREP) Scholar

BS, Public Health Sciences - University of California Irvine

garcia

Emma Garcia
Graduate Research Assistant

MS Student, Biomedical Engineering - UNM
BS,  Biomedical Engineering - Montana State

lamb

Mystique Lamb
High School Laboratory Assistant

Amy Biehl High School

lopez

Serafina Lopez
Laboratory Assistant

BS Student, Chemical and Biological Engineering - UNM

perez

Marissa Perez
Laboratory Assistant

BS Student, Chemical and Biological Engineering - UNM

pineto

Fermin Prieto
Medical Student Laboratory Assistant

BS, Biomedical Engineering - University of Arizona

rush

Matthew Rush
Post Doctoral Fellow 

PhD, Nanoscience and Micro Engineering - UNM
MS, Nanoscience and Micro Engineering - UNM
BS,  Mechanical Engineering - New Mexico Tech

sapradit

Tony Sapradit
Laboratory Assistant

BS Student,
Mechanical Engineering
- UNM

sikora

Daniel Sikora
Laboratory Assistant

BS Student,
Biochemistry - UNM

trujillo

Ruben Trujillo
Laboratory Assistant

BS Student, Chemical and Biological Engineering - UNM

valdez

Jacob Valdez
Research Technician

BS Student, Mechanical Engineering - UNM

williams

Anthony Williams
Laboratory Technician

BS Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering
- UNM

Past Research Team


2014 - 2015 Academic Year
justin brantley

Justin Brantley
MS (Distinction), Biomedical Engineering - UNM (2014)
BS, Mechanical Engineering - New Mexico State University
Current Affiliation: PhD Student - University of Houston

gabriel ortiz

Gabriel Ortiz
MS, Mechanical Engineering - UNM (2016)
BS, Mechanical Engineering - New Mexico State University
Current Affiliation: Los Alamos National Laboratories

rachel tufaro

Rachel Tufaro
MS (Distinction), Biomedical Engineering - UNM (2016)
BS, Chemical Engineering - UNM
Current Affiliation: Sandia National Laboratories

2015 - 2016 Academic Year
gabriel ortiz

Gabriel Ortiz
MS, Mechanical Engineering - UNM (2016)
BS, Mechanical Engineering - New Mexico State University
Current Affiliation: Los Alamos National Laboratories

rachel tufaro

Rachel Tufaro
MS (Distinction), Biomedical Engineering - UNM (2016)
BS, Chemical Engineering - UNM
Current Affiliation: Sandia National Laboratories

gomez

Jodie Gomez
Graduate Research Assistant

MS Student, Mechanical Engineering - UNM
BS, Bioengineering - Rice University

neal wostbrock

Neal Wostbrock
BS, Mechanical Engineering - University of New Haven, CT
Current Affiliation: MS Student - UNM

2016 - 2017 Academic Year
sherif

Sherif Aboubakr
Graduate Research Assistant

PhD Student, Civil Engineering - UNM
MS (Distinction), Nanoscience & Microsystems Engineering - UNM
MS (Distinction), Civil Engineering - UNM
BS, Civil Engineering - Alexandria University, Egypt

martinez

Terese Martinez
Research Assistant

BS Student, Mechanical Engineering - UNM

farid

Farid Manuchehrfar
Graduate Research Assistant

PhD Student, Biomechanical Engineering - UNM
MS, Mechanical Engineering - Sharif University of Technology, Iran
BS Mechanical Engineering - Shiraz University, Iran

long

Lauren Long
Laboratory Technician

BS, Mechanical Engineering - New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
Research Assistant

BS Student, Computer Engineering - UNM

2017 - 2018 Academic Year
nery

Ava Mauser
Research Assistant

BS Student, Chemical and Biological Engineering - UNM

nery

Darielys Mejias Morales
Laboratory Technician

BS, Biotechnology - Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Ricoo

nery

Steven Nery
Research Assistant

BS, Electrical Engineering - UNM

nery

Jasmin Regalado
Graduate Research Assistant

MS, Mechanical Engineering - UNM

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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