Iverson Group Members

Nicole Iverson
Dr. Nicole Iverson
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Post Doctorate Research MIT
Ph.D. Rutgers University
B.S. University of Minnesota

Post Doctoral Researchers

Omer Sadak
Omer Sadak
B.S. in Chemistry, Bulent Ecevit University;
M.S. in Materials Science, University of Wisconsin;
Ph. D. in Materials Science, University of Wisconsin Madison

Graduate Students

Portia Plange
Portia Plange
B.E. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Ghana; MPhil in Biomedical Engineering at the Univeristy of Ghana

Ivon Ramirez
Ivon Ramirez
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Universidad de la Sabana

Samereh Soleimani Babadi
Samereh Soleimani Babadi
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Hamedan University of Technology; M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kashan

Undergraduate Students

Carley Conover Undergraduate
Carley Conover
Expected Graduation Date: May 2024

Awards and Honors

Fellowship from the Molecular Mechanisms of Disease predoctoral training program
Research presentation at Medellin National Congress and Chile International Symposium
Universidad de la Sabana scholarship
George Beadle Scholarship
Regents Scholarship
Dean's list
UNL honors program
Chancellor's scholarship
Student Research Days Award Winning Presentation
Arthur Von Bergen Memorial Award
Milton E. Mohr research scholarship
Grand Challenges Scholars Program


ECS- Electrochemical Society
SWE- Society of Women in Engineering
UNL Tutoring Program
Engineering Student Advisory Board
Alpha Phi Nu Chapter
Delta Delta Delta Kappa Chapter
Engineering Ambassadors Network
BME- Biomedical Engineering Society
BSE Student Ambassadors
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Society

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Lab Alumni

Janelle (Adams) Wieskamp, Undergraduate Research Assistant- OD Candidate at the University of Houston College of Optometry
Victoria Bart, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Kyle Downey, Undergraduate Research Assistant- BIM Manager at Ebmeier Engineering LLC
Alexandra Favazza, Undergraduate Research Assistant- Human Factors Engineer at Amgen
Becca Francis, Undergraduate Research Assistant- Associate Clinical Account Specialist at Biosense Webster and J&J
Jessica Glas, Undergraduate Research Assistant- M.D. Student at UNMC
Abigail Haworth, Undergraduate Research Assistant- PhD Student at Penn State University
Grant Jensen, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Karleen Kolar, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Engineer Associate at Cargill
Kayla Ney, Undergraduate Research Assistant- M.S. Student in the UNL ONE Lab

Caroline DeBrota, REU student- Mechanical Engineer at Cirkul, Inc.
Irena Manukian, REU student- Associate Scientist at Acceleron Pharma
Wali Sohail, REU Student- BME Student at The College of New Jersey

Eric Hofferber, Graduate Research Assistant- Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC (RQM+)
Joey Stapleton, Graduate Research Assistant- Ensign-Bickford Industries
Jakob Meier, Graduate Research Assistant- Mayo Clinic
Sophia Walsh, Graduate Research Assistant- PhD Student in the UNL Pannier Lab