Postdoctoral Researchers

Ritu Goyal

Research Adviser: Emily Day
Research Area: Engineered nanoparticles for cancer therapy
Previous Degree(s): PhD in Biotechnology from Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India; MS in Chemistry from University of Delhi, India; BS in Chemistry from University of Delhi, India
Honors & Awards: CSIR-National Eligibility Test for Junior and Senior Research Fellowship
Email: goyalr@udel.edu
Office/Lab Location: Delaware Technology Park-5 Innovation way, Suite 200, Rm-133, Newark, Delaware-19716
Phone: 302-831-8481


Robert McKee

Research Adviser: Jason P. Gleghorn, Ph.D.
Research Area: Neonate lung development
Previous Degree(s): Ph.D. – University of Notre Dame; B.S. Biology –  Saint Vincent College
Email: rmckee@udel.edu
Office/Lab Location: 5 Innovation Way, Newark DE, 19711 – Suite 200 Room 103


Shantanu Pradhan

Research Adviser: John H. Slater
Research Area: Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Cancer, Microfluidics
Previous Degree(s): B. Tech. (2010), NIT Durgapur, India; Ph.D. (2016), Auburn University, AL
Honors & Awards: 

– McLeod Outstanding Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Teaching Award, Auburn University (2012)
– 1st Place Winner, Poster Competition, Graduate Scholars Symposium, Auburn University (2013)
– Alabama EPSCoR Graduate Research Scholarship (2013)
– AU-CMB Peaks of Excellence Summer Graduate Fellowship (2013)
– 1st Place Winner, Poster Competition, AL-EPSCoR Science and Technology Open House (2013, 2014, 2016)
– Outstanding Poster Award, Georgia Tech Biomaterials Day (2014)
– 3rd Place Winner, AIChE Area 8b (Biomaterials) Graduate Student Award Session, AIChE Annual Meeting (2014)
– Distinguished Graduate Engineering Student Award, Auburn University (2014)
– Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC) Graduate Fellowship (2014, 2015)

Email: spradhan@udel.edu
Office/Lab Location: Room 103 (Office)/ Room 106 (Lab), 5 Innovation Way, Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 334-524-6619


Jianxin Wang

Research Adviser: Emily Day
Research Area: Cancer nanomedicine
Previous Degree(s): Purdue University, Ph.D. (2017); Tianjin University of Sci &Tech, M.S. (2011)
Email: xinw@udel.edu
Office/Lab Location: 5 Innovation Way, Suite 200 Phone number: 302-831-8481