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, M.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 GRFP fellow (2021); NSF NRT Bioelectronics Fellow, x=mmh10

Joon Pyung Seo B.Sc.

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

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

Undergraduate students

Joycelyn Yiu

Biosciences and Neuroscience, undergraduate

NSF GRFP Honorable mention, x=jcy4

Aurian Maleki

Biophysics, undergraduate

Andrei Mitrofan

Bioengineering, undergraduate

Ryan Wang

Neuroscience and Computer Science, 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.