Principal Investigator

Sebastián L. Vega

Assistant Professor

Henry M. Rowan Department of Biomedical Engineering

Rowan University


Education and Training

  • Postdoctoral Trainee, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, 2014

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006

Graduate Students

Mehdi Benmassaoud

  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University, 2018

  • B.S., Engineering Science, The College of New Jersey, 2016

  • Hometown: Fes, Morocco

  • Interests: soccer, movies, programming, and video games

Matthew DiCerbo

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Rowan University, 2018

  • Hometown: Ventnor, NJ

  • Interests: health & fitness, marketing, video editing, and technology

Kirstene Gultian

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman (2017)

  • Hometown: Quezon City, Philippines

  • Interests: concerts, befriending cats/dogs, baking, and making dishes

Cameron Burns

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Rowan University, 2019

  • Hometown: Milford, DE

  • Interests: competitive karate & fencing, and blacksmithing

Brandon Herb

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2019

  • Hometown: New Tripoli, PA

  • Interests: soccer, video games, and board games

Sarah Furman​

  • Hometown: Flemington, NJ

  • Interests: reading, studying, and coaching gymnastics

Undergraduate Students

Matt Lowe

  • Hometown: Freehold, NJ

  • Interests: volleyball, watching movies, and cooking

Gatha Adhikari

  • Hometown: Pokhara, Nepal

  • Interests: hiking, exploring, cooking, and books

Kayla DeCesari

  • Hometown: Franklinville, NJ

  • Interests: cooking, traveling, reading, and coaching soccer

Katie Driscoll

  • Hometown: Durango, CO

  • Interests: hiking, biking, hockey, and books!

Khushi Sarin

  • Hometown: Miramar, FL

  • Interests: reading, writing, and sketching

Abby Madden

  • Hometown: Hardyston, NJ

  • Interests: baking, painting, and hiking

Roshni Gandhi​

  • Hometown: Old Bridge, NJ

  • Interests: dancing, cooking, traveling, and music

Shrey Dalwadi

  • Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ

  • Interests: playing music, football, and hiking

Abigail McSweeny

  • Hometown: Burlington, NJ

  • Interests: baking, photography, music, and books

Lab Alumni

Undergraduate Students

•Sebastian Naranjo, Fall 2018 to Spring 2020. Current position: BME Ph.D. student at Boston University

•Antonio Quinones, Summer 2019 (NSF REU Program)

High School Students

•Roshan Patel, Summer 2019 (RISER Program)

•Matthew Rondinella, Summer 2019 (RISER Program)

© Copyright 2019 Sebastián L. Vega

Updated 02/08/2021