Principal Investigator

Asst. Professor, Bioengineering, Rice University, x=jszab



B.Sc. Biological Engineering, MIT
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Dervan lab, Caltech,

Postdoc, Chemical Engineering, Shapiro lab, Caltech,

Awards: Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award (Rice University), NARSAD Young Investigator; iGEM 3rd place worldwide (Synthetic Standard Prize, Best new application, Best measurement); BMES/J&J Prize for excellence in biomedical research; Bauer fellowship; FUS Foundation poster prize; Physics Olympiad finalist

Jerzy Szablowski, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellows

Zhimin Huang, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2015), x=zh34

Research staff

Shirin Nouraein, B.Sc.

Bioengineering, Research Technician, x=sn54

Graduate students

Boao Xia, M.Sc..

Bioengineering, Ph.D. student, x=bx8

Manwal Harb, B.Sc.

Bioengineering, Ph.D. student

NSF NRT Bioelectronics Fellow, x=mmh10

Joon Pyung Seo B.Sc.

Applied Physics, Ph.D. student, x=js164

Undergraduate students

Joycelyn Yiu

Biochemistry and Cell Biology, undergraduate, x=jcy4

Aurian Maleki

Biophysics, undergraduate

Sin Lee, B.Sc.

Bioengineering, Ph.D. student, x=sl120

Huckie Del Mundo, M.D.

Bioengineering, M.Sc. student, x=hcd3

Kevin Gonzalez, B.Sc.

Bioengineering, M.Sc. student, x=kag17

Andrei Mitrofan

Bioengineering, undergraduate


We are recruiting graduate students, postdocs, and technicians. Write me an email if you are interested in joining the group or doing a research rotation.

In particular, we are now looking for people with experience in: directed evolution, neuroscience, in vivo work, and ultrasound device development.

See possible research projects, and contact information.

©2020 by Jerzy Szablowski, Ph.D.