Student Spotlight

Ezgi Kucukdeger

Ezgi received a B.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering in 2015 and a M.S. in Industrial Engineering in 2017 from Sabanci University in Turkey. Her research interests are additive... Read More

Nastaran Alinezhad

Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
  • Program: Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
  • College: Engineering
  • Year Recruited: 2016
  • Advisor(s): Rafael Davalos, Scott Verbridge


Nastaran received her masters degree in chemical engineering from Michigan Tech, where she worked on drug and gene delivery for cancer therapy. At Virginia Tech, she is co-advised by Dr. Davalos and Dr. Verbridge. Nastaran is currently working on determining dielectric properties of tumor subpopulations using a microfluidics platform.

Nastaran enjoys outdoor activities including camping, skiing, and kayaking.