2016 Cohort

BESA welcomes the UC Davis Biomedical Engineering incoming class of 2016!


Chris Baehr

  • Contact: cmbaehr@ucdavis.edu 

Amy Becker


  • Contact: aebecker@ucdavis.edu
  • Hometown: Albany, NY
  • College: BS Imaging Science from Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Hobbies: Hiking, swing dancing, running, yoga
  • Research Focus Area: Biomedical Imaging

Tima Dehghani


  • Contact: tdehghani@ucdavis.edu
  • Hometown: Sacramento, CA
  • College: UCLA; Physiological Science
  • Hobbies: Running, hiking, cooking
  • Research Focus Area: Cellular and Molecular Systems

Marcus Deloney

Marcus Deloney

  • Contact: madeloney@ucdavis.edu
  • Hometown: Traverse City, Michigan
  • College: University of Michigan; BS and MS in Chemical Engineering
  • Hobbies: kayaking, boating, swimming, yoga, hiking
  • Research Focus Area: Biomaterials

Marissa Gionet-Gonzales


  • Contact: mgionetgonzales@ucdavis.edu
  • Hometown: Lake Forest, CA
  • College: UC Riverside, BS Bioengineering
  • Hobbies: Photography, Hiking, Reading, Running
  • Research Focus Area: Tissue Engineering

Noah Goshi

  • Contact: nkgoshi@ucdavis.edu

Aaron Kho

  • Contact: amkho@ucdavis.edu

Dovin Kiernan


  • Contact: dkiernan@ucdavis.edu 
  • Hometown: Renfrew, Ontario
  • College: Bachelor of Kinesiology, University of Toronto
  • Hobbies: Hiking, camping, canoeing, jiujitsu
  • Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal biomechanics and mechanobiology

Stephanie Petersen 


  • Hometown: Billings, MT
  • College: University of Alaska Anchorage; Mechanical Engineering
  • Hobbies: Snowboarding, playing video games, reading
  • Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

Paul Riemenschneider 


  • Hometown: Ukiah, CA
  • College: UC Davis, BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Hobbies: Ultimate Frisbee, Rock Climbing, Getting Outside
  • Research Focus Area: Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

Priscilla Tjandra

  • Contact: pmtjandra@ucdavis.edu
  • Hometown: Mountlake Terrace, WA
  • College: Gonzaga University, BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Hobbies: Guitar, piano, knitting, crocheting, sewing, reading, running
  • Research Focus Area: Orthopedic research

Jun Zhu


  • Contact: znjzhu@ucdavisedu
  • Hometown: Ningxia, China
  • College: Beihang University, Bachelor of Engineering
  • Hobbies: swimming, ice skating (beginner)
  • Research Focus Area: BioMEMS, microfluidics