Professor Meacham joined the faculty at Washington University in 2014. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech and completed an NRC postdoctoral research associateship in the Biochemical Sciences Division of NIST. Dr. Meacham's subsequent biotechnology startup experiences inspired an enduring interest in engineering entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.

Michael M. Binkley – Doctoral Thesis (WU PhD MechE 2019 | SIMS Lab 2014-2019): Development of longitudinal standing bulk acoustic wave (LSBAW) microdevices for the synthesis of complex biological molecules and detection of antigen from clinical samples

Emma Huff -Undergraduate Research Assistant  (WU BS BME Class of 2019 | SIMS Lab 2017-2019): Acoustic trap-and-release for rapid assessment of cell motility

Elijah Kessler – Master’s Independent Study (WU MS MechE Class of 2018 | SIMS Lab 2017): 

Yicheng (Sam) Zhao – Master’s Thesis (WU MS MechE Class of 2018 | SIMS Lab 2017): Modeling of swimming cells from nano-scale to micro-scale to aid in the research of ciliary diseases

Husain Shekhani – Post Doctoral Scholar (SIMS Lab 2016): Piezoelectric transducer optimization and implementation for pressure field enhancement within microfluidic chambers 

Andrew Ledbetter – Master’s Thesis (WU MS MechE Class of 2017 | SIMS Lab 2015): Computational pressure field analysis in complex geometries and transient behavior of particles in a standing acoustic field 

Yichen Sun – Master’s Independent Study (WU MS MechE Class of 2017 | SIMS Lab 2016): MOUDI analysis of particle size distributions for ultrasonic spraying of salt solutions from an array of microscopic orifices

Caryn Devaney – Undergraduate Research Assistant (WU BS MechE Class of 2017 | SIMS Lab 2017): Experimental discovery of cavity resonances and operating parameters conducive to retention within 2D and 3D acoustophoretic microchannels

Ray Wang – Undergraduate Research Assistant/Independent Study (WU BS MechE Class of 2018 | SIMS Lab 2017): Evaluation of a high-throughput acoustic particle sorter

Nadab Wubshet – Undergraduate Research Assistant/Independent Study (WU BS MechE Class of 2018 | SIMS Lab 2017): Modeling of microfluidic acoustic trap for the visualization of algae

Stefanie Shahan – Undergraduate Research Assistant/Independent Study (WU BS BME Class of 2016 | SIMS Lab 2015-2016): Assessment of acoustophoretic particle manipulation in KOH-etched silicon microchannels

Mike Pashos – Undergraduate Research Assistant (WU BS ChemE Class of 2018 | SIMS Lab 2016): Characterization of ultrasonic spray-based Li-ion battery material synthesis

Will Andersen – Undergraduate Research Assistant (WU MS MechE Class of 2016 | SIMS Lab 2015): Characterization of battery material precursor spraying from ultrasonic atomizer

Monalisa Munsi – Visiting Graduate Research Assistant (ISU PhD Math Class of 2017 | SIMS Lab 2015): Development of computational models for particle tracking under combined actions of acoustic and flow fields

Gustavo Alisio – Undergraduate Research Assistant (UIUC BS MechE Class of 2016 | SIMS Lab 2015): Visualization of acoustic microfluidic particle focusing in novel geometries using polymeric particles