Prof. Kyung-Ho Roh
is the principal investigator for the Molecular and Cellular Immunoengineering Laboratory (MCIL) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). He is an Assistant Professor in the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department at UAH. Immediately before joining UAH, Dr. Roh worked as a Research Scientist in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University (PI: Dr. Krishnendu Roy), and he also served as a Program Manager for the National Cell Manufacturing Consortium. Before then, he studied for 5 years in the School of Medicine at Stanford University for his postdoctoral study on T cell immunology (PI: Dr. Mark M. Davis).

Ph.D. University of Michigan (2008)

M.S. Seoul National University (2000)

B.S. Seoul National University (1998)


Abhinav Ayyadevara

Ph.D. student in Biotechnology

M.S. in Biological Sciences

University of Alabama in Huntsville (2017)

Armin Ahmadi

Ph.D. student in Chemical and Materials Engineering

M.S. in Chemical Engineering (Major: Biotechnology)

Sharif University of Technology (2015)


Eva Barck
B.S. student in Chemical and Materials Engineering
COE URP student

Tien My Chau
B.S. student in Chemical and Materials Engineering
Honors Capstone Project

Keona Banks
B.S. student in Mechanical Engineering
RCEU student


Master of Science (MS)

    Héctor Sánchez Moran, Sp 2019, Currently in PhD Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

        Thesis: Oxime cross-linked alginate hydrogels with tunable stress relaxation for immune cell encapsulation

    R. Lauren Stokes, Sp 2019, Currently at CFDRC Inc.

        Thesis: Migration of artificially activated B cells in a microfluidic device-induced CXCL-12 gradient

    Veena Vinod, Sm 2019, Currently at CytomX

        Thesis: Isolation and activation of B lymphocytes using magnetic microbeads-assisted reversible bioconjugation

Bachelor of Science (BS)

    Aaron Sears, Currently at Epic Systems Corp.

    Joowon Lee

    Kennedy Miller

    Jet Tan, Currently at Tokyo Electron Limited, Ltd

    Bruna Mendonca, Currently at BASF

"Alginate microgels created by electrohydrodynamic jetting" Perpetua, vol. 5 (1), 9-14 (2020).

    Jania Williams  COE URP student

High School Students

    Priya Chennupati  REAP summer research program