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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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. 

Julia Machnio
Biomedical Engineering, AGH University of Science and Technology

Julia is an undergraduate Biomedical Engineering major from AGH University of science and technology, Kraków, Poland. Her primary research interests focus on biomedical imaging especially the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). She believes that the brain is the key to human nature. Over the course of her scholarly activity, Julia has received multiple  scholarships and recognitions such as becoming an expert member of the international students association (EESTEC). She also serves as a vice-president of the science Club "Sigminded ". In her free time, Julia likes to travel, read and sing.

Erin Evans
Junior in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

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
Sophomore in Mechatronics Engineering

Tiffany is a sophomore majoring in mechatronics engineering 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.

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

Currently pursuing graduate school in Vanderbilt University.