Shira Bergman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Post-Harvest Production program at UC Davis. Bergman earned her B.S. at the University of Michigan. She is passionate about cross-disciplinary work due to her research experience within engineering and education.
Design and fabrication of high-speed photodetectors used in optical communications
Soroush Ghandiparsi is a Ph.D. student in the electrical and computer engineering department. Ghandiparsi holds a B.S. in electrical engineering, as well as a master’s in engineering.
Sara Amirpour Haredasht
Creating prediction tools to better understand disease outbreaks in livestock farms
Sara Amirpour Haredasht is a postdoctoral scholar developing new, model-based monitoring and prediction tools to understand infectious disease dynamics. Her recent research involved modeling the spatio-temporal dynamics of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome cases at the farm level, using geographical distance and pig trade network matrices.
After receiving a B.S. in molecular biology at UC Davis and an M.S. in biochemistry at San Francisco State University, Nicole Nunez is pursuing a Ph.D. in bio-organic chemistry with a designated emphasis in biotechnology. Her current research involves designing innovative cancer chemotherapy therapeutics.
Anita Rajamani is pursuing a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and is currently working on an interdisciplinary project at the interface of nutrition, inflammation and cardiovascular diseases. While she finds it extremely satisfying to have her work published, Rajamani would ultimately like to translate her academic research into a commercial diagnostics product.