Members

Samaneh Farokhirad: Dr. Farokhirad is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at NJIT. She received her Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York (CCNY), and B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. Prior to joining NJIT, she was an NIH Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Penn Institute for computational science at University of Pennsylvania and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Computational Multiphase Flow Dynamics Group at CCNY.

Abdullah Al Mamun: Abdullah is a second-year PhD student in Mechanical Engineering. He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology in 2013 and his M.S. degree in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 2020. His research goals revolve around the data-driven applications for computational multiphase fluid dynamics on the ground of Machine Learning. Publications

Roua Daghestani: Roua is a senior undergraduate student pursuing an accelerated Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Her work in the lab focuses on exploring the interactions between immiscible fluids and colloid particles. Her passion in life is to empower and help more females pursue STEM education and careers.

Giovanni Romero: Giovanni is a senior undergraduate student in the Mechanical Engineering department. His work in the lab focuses on exploring the deformation of multi-core compound droplet which has applications in dug delivery and oil recovery. He is interested in doing computational modeling and analysis that considers fluid and thermal properties. He is eager to learn more about new software applications and expand upon the theoretical concepts he already knows to better understand the design process of projects that presents impact to industry.

Priyanjali Solanky: Priyanjali is a senior at Montville Township High School. She has been an Intern in Rad Lab since 2020. She is a member of National Honor Society and her favorite subjects are math and biology. She is particularly interested in learning about new biological systems and their modeling. Outside of school, she enjoys volunteering in her community, playing golf, and reading. In the future, She hopes to pursue a career in medical science.

Jaime Siguenza (Undergraduate student, 2020): Jaime worked in the lab as a third-year undergraduate student in the Mechanical Engineering Department. He explored mechanical properties of hydrogel particles in porous media.

Fabiana Penachi (Undergraduate student, 2020): Fabiana worked in the lab as a second-year undergraduate student in the Engineering Technology Department. She explored the behavior of polymeric nanoparticles for medical applications.