People

Meet our team

We are a multidisciplinary group of engineers, scientists, and clinicians (and future clinicians) with interests in musculoskeletal health and rehabilitation across the lifespan.

Megan Killian

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Affiliate Faculty: Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Affiliate Faculty: Biomedical Engineering

Email: mlkillia@med.umich.edu

Zachary Tata

Associate Research Lab Specialist

Email: ztata@med.umich.edu

Elahe Ganji

Visiting Graduate Student at Michigan Medicine

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

2020-2021- University Doctoral Fellowship Award

Email: elaganji@med.umich.edu and elaganji@udel.edu

Connor Leek

Visiting Graduate Student at Michigan Medicine

PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware

Email: connorle@med.umich.edu and connorle@udel.edu

Syeda Lamia

PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Email: snlamia@umich.edu

Elijah Paparella

BS and UROP student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Killian lab alumni:

Ryan Locke, PhD
Currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Mauck Lab at UPENN

Jaclyn Soulas
Currently a VMD student at UPENN

Anna Lia Sullivan
Incoming DMV student at Cornell

Aracely Marroquin

UROP student in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Grand Rapids Community College


Rachel Klink

Kendra Wernlé
Currently a graduate student at the University of Zürich

Iman Bhattacharya

Currently at IDT

Michael Sonnenfelt
Currently a project manager at QPS Holdings

Elisabeth (Beth) Lemmon
Currently a VMD/PhD student at UPENN in the Mauck Lab

Emily Hudson
Currently a project manager at Arkion Life Sciences

Megan Smith
Currently a research technician at UPITT

Nicholas Ruggiero
Currently a research technician at Thomas Jefferson University in the Tomlinson lab

Ellen Dudzinski
Currently an associate product manager at Globus Medical

Adrianna (Ania) Szostek
Currently a DVM student at UGeorgia

Patrick Canning
Currently an Associate scientist at Merck

Angela Livingston

Kierstyn Hendricks

Bhavana Aitha
Currently a medical student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Julianna Wayne

William (Bill) Duncan

Geoff Ming

Joseph Korn

Brandon Okeyo

Keira Morgan

Julia Zimmer