Group Welcomes New Members Kimaya Gupte, Ilana Roth and Nicole Corbin

Freshman, Ilana Roth, sophomore, Kimaya Gupte (both pictured above) joined the group in January and will be working with PhD student, Janet Gbur on the mechanical characterization of various wires used in biomedical applications. Kimaya is a BME major from Portland, Oregon and is investigating the flex fatigue behavior of dental arch wires. Ilana is an engineering major from New Jersey and is investigating the rotating bending behavior of fine Nitinol wires. Nicole Corbin also recently joined the group and is a senior Materials Science and Engineering student working with Nitinol sheet for her senior design project.