Saman Sargolzaei
Director

Dr. Saman Sargolzaei received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Florida International University. His doctoral dissertation, in collaboration with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Baptist Hospital, was focused on the role of brain networks in the diagnosis and evaluation of neurological disorders. Upon completion of his professional training at GaTech and UCLA, He is currently an Engineering faculty at the University of Tennessee at Martin

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Logan Coleman
Chemistry, Minor in Biology

I am a sophomore at UT Martin majoring in Chemistry, with a focus in Chemical Sciences, and minoring in Biology. I am also a member of the University Scholars program, through which I participate in educational and community outreach programs such as Martin Enrichment Academy and Habitat for Humanity. My goal is to one day have a job in the medical field as a diagnostic radiologist and to continue medical research in some sort of capacity.

Seth Hatchett
Electrical Engineering, Cell and Molecular Biology, and ACS Biochemistry Undergraduate Student

I am currently a freshman at UTM majoring in electrical engineering, cell and molecular biology, and ACS biochemistry. I am interested in all medical research, but my primary interests are age related cognitive decline and brain damage. I also enjoy educational outreach which I do with my collection of pet snakes. My goal is to become a physician scientist (MD/PhD) and have a career in both research and clinical practice.

Maggie Malone
Junior in pre-vet

Maggie Malone is a junior pre-vet major in the department of Veterinary Science and Technology, UTM College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences . Her desired field of scientific education and research is large animals and more specifically equine. She has been showing horses competitively in National Reining Horse Association for around six years. Her goal is to bring together advanced electronics with veterinary medicine to help better the vet-med world. 

Erin Evans
Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Student

Hello! My name is Erin Evans and I’m a junior at UTM. I’m a dual major in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. I am interested in engineering research topics that assist those with medical disabilities. Currently, I am interning in power plant operations at TVA in Fire Protection Engineering. In my free time I love being with my animals, woodworking, playing guitar, and crafting. 

Kyle Byassee
Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Undergraduate Student

Kyle is an undergraduate in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at UT Martin. He is interested in engineering research to assist those with medical disabilities. In his free time he enjoys spending time outside as well as coding and reading. His plans after graduation include pursuing academia in graduate school and working on exciting and ambitious projects.

Tiffany Decker
Computer Science Undergraduate Student

Tiffany is an undergraduate student majoring in computer science at UTM. While in high school, she was an active member of many clubs, such as the coding club, where she made various websites and pursued other digital projects. Her goal is to pursue a career in the field of robotics with her future degree.

Julia Machnio
Lab alumni
Catey Hunt
Lab alumni
Kaylin Patel
Lab Alumni
Abigale Plunk
Lab Alumni

Currently pursuing graduate school in Vanderbilt University.