Dr. Abadi recieves Michigan Tech Research Excellence Fund
Congratulations to Dr. Abadi and team for receiving Research Excellence Fund - Research Seed grant from the MTU office of Vice President for Research. This grant will support the team's efforts on 3D printing using functional nanomaterials in 2022.
Dr. Abadi gave two presentations at University of Toledo and Missouri University of Science and Technology
Dr. Abadi presented lab's research in the Mechanical Engineering Seminar at University of Toledo and the Chemistry Colloquium at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Roya received Outstanding Teaching Award
Congratulations to Roya for receiving the Outstanding Teaching Award in the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics department at Michigan Tech.
Roya presented at BMES and ACS-UP
Roya presented her research on nano-biomaterials for cardiac tissue engineering at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2021 meeting in Orlando, FL and the Annual American Chemical Society (ACS) Upper Peninsula Student Research Symposium in Marquette, MI.
Masoud's paper is published and highlighted in the news
Congratulations to Masoud for the acceptance of his paper entitled "Additive Manufacturing of Conductive and High-Strength Epoxy-Nanocaly-Carbon Nanotube Composites" in Additive Manufacturing. Read the article and the news about this article.
Masoud successfully defends his Ph.D. proposal
Congratulations to Masoud for passing his Ph.D. proposal defense. He is now officialy a Ph.D. candidate and a step closer to graduation!
Roya Passed the Ph.D. Qualifier Exam
Congratulations to Roya for successfully passing her PhD qualifier exam.
MRS Spring Meeting
Masoud and Dr. Abadi attended the virtual Materials Research Society (MRS) spring meeting. Dr. Abadi presented the lab's research on 3D printing of conductive nanocomposites and chaired a session on "3D printing and Bioprinting".
Roya and Masoud gave oral presentations at the graduate research colloquium 2021. Masoud's presentation was on Additive Manufacturing of Nanocomposites and Roya presented on Nanomaterials for Cardiac Tissue Engineering.
Dr. Abadi served on a National Science Foundation (NSF) proposal review panel.
Dr. Abadi served on a proposal review panel for the American Association of University Women. This is the organization that partially supported Dr. Abadi during her postdoc at Harvard.
Bioengineering Editorial Board
Dr. Abadi joins the Editorial Board of Bioengineering, an open-access journal published by MDPI.
Dr. Abadi guest edits the 2021 special issue "Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Functional Polymers" in the International Journal of Polymer Science, an open-access journal published by Hindawi. It's open for submission here. The 2019 issue, which was also guest edited by Dr. Abadi, is available here.
MSE Holiday Card
An SEM micrograph taken by Masoud from a sample prepared using the elastocapillary assembly technique by Masoud and Roya was selected for the MSE holiday card. Congratulations to Masoud and Roya!
Masoud presented at ASTM ICAM
Masoud presented at the ASTM International Conference on Additive Manufacturing. He was also selected as a finalist for the best presentation award. Congratulations!
Masoud Receives GSG Travel Award
Congratulations to Masoud for being awarded a Graduate Student Government Travel Grant to present at the ASTM ICAM 2020 Conference.
Masoud passed the PhD qualifier exam
Congratulations to Masoud for successfully passing his PhD qualifier exam.
Abadi lab receives NSF award
Dr. Abadi in cooperation with other Michigan Tech researchers receives NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) grant for Acquisition of Nanoscribe Photonic Professional GT2 3D Lithography System.
Dominika's URIP Award
Congratulations to Dominika for receiving an Undergraduate Research Internship Program (URIP) award to perform research in our lab as a DeVlieg Foundation intern in the next academic year.
Masoud presented at the TMS conference
Masoud attended the 2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition and presented a poster about his work on 3D printing using conductive nanomaterials.
NSF Review Panel
Dr. Abadi traveled to Washington D.C. to serve on an NSF review panel.
Dr. Abadi gives an invited webinar on Nanobiotechnology at the School of Engineering and Sciences at Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Masoud Receives GSG Travel Award
Congratulations to Masoud for being awarded a Graduate Student Government Travel Grant to present at TMS 2020 Conference.
New Paper Released in Carbon
Our paper entitled "Polyaniline-decorated hyaluronic acid-carbon nanotube hybrid microfiber as a flexible supercapacitor electrode material" is just accepted in Carbon and the pre-proof is available online here.
Dr. Abadi's story from childhood to research in medicine was published on Wogrammer. Wogrammer is an organization that publishes stories of real women in tech to inspire girls to STEM. View Link
SES and BMES Conferences
Dr. Abadi attended the Society of Engineering Sciences Annual Meeting (St. Louis, MO) and Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA). At BMES, she presented on nano-bioactuators and chaired a session on Stem Cell Microenvironment..
MRS Spring Meeting
Amir presented a poster at Materials Research Society spring meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
Alicia Receives a 2019 URIP Award
Congratulations to Alicia for another URIP award from Portage Health Foundation. This internship will support her third year of research in our lab during the academic year 2019-2020.
Dr. Abadi presented at Virginia Tech Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics Seminar Series.
Ph.D. student, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, and Undergraduate students, Alicia Ball and Daniel Woodall, presented posters at the Michigan Tech Graduate Research Colloquium and the Michigan Tech Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Frontiers Editorial Board
Dr. Abadi joins the Editorial Board of Nanobiotechnology for Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Frontiers in Materials and Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences.
Amir Receives GSG Travel Award
Congratulations to Amir for being awarded a Graduate Student Government Travel Grant to present at MRS spring meeting.
Dr. Abadi Serves as Journal Guest Editor and Conference Committee Member
Dr. Abadi serves as a guest editor of a special issue of the International Journal of Polymer Science entitled "Syntheses and Biomedical Applications of Functional Polymers". She also serves as a technical committee member of the 9th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials (ICKEM 2019, Oxford, UK, March 29-April 1).
Amir Passes PhD Qualifying Exam
Congratulations to Rasoul (Amir) Bayani Ahangar for successfully passing his PhD qualifying exam in the areas of microfabrication and mechanics of materials.
Michael Receives AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hill for receiving a postdoctoral fellowship from American Heart Association (AHA). This two-year grant will support his research in our group on cardiovascular tissue engineering using nanotechnologies.
BMES Conference 2018
Dr. Abadi presents at Biomedical Engineering Society conference in Atlanta, Ga.
Alicia and Daniel Receive 2018 URIP Awards
Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers, Alicia Ball (third year chemical eng.) and Daniel Woodall (fourth year MEEM), for URIP awards through Portage Health Foundation and Pavlis Honors College at Michigan Tech. This internship will support their research in our lab during the academic year 2018-2019.
Paper Published in Advanced Functional Materials and Featured on the Cover
Congratulations to Dr. Abadi and Dr. Hill for publication of their paper in Advanced Functional Materials and featured on the cover. The paper reports novel techniques for using biophysical and biomechanical cues in production of mature cardiomyocytes derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. Read the news about our article and group research in Michigan Tech News, Science Daily, Medical Xpress, News Medical, Technology Network, Bioengineer.org, Science Newsline, Medindia, Drugnews.in, and Medicalnewser.com.
Dr. Abadi gave invited talks at the Michigan Tech departments of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering.
Alicia and Josh Present at Michigan Tech Undergraduate Research Symposium
Undergraduate students, Alicia Ball and Josh Loiselle, presented posters at the Michigan Tech Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Presentation for Middle School Girls in Get WISE Program
Dr. Abadi presents STEM activities for middle school girls in Get WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) program organized by the Center for Pre-College Outreach.
Alicia and Josh Receive 2017 URIP Awards
Congratulations to our undergraduate trainees, Josh Loiselle (third year MEEM) and Alicia Ball (second year chemical eng.), for being selected as Portage Health Foundation Interns through the MTU Undergraduate Research Internship Program. This internship will support their health-related research in our lab during the academic year 2017-2018.
Grant from American Heart Association
Dr. Abadi receives a Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association (AHA). For the next three years, this grant will support the group research on development of hierarchical conductive structures for application in cardiovascular medical devices.
Abadi Lab is Born
Abadi Lab is born in the department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Tech.