CDT Channah Mills '20
Channah is a 2nd class cadet at USMA and has been a member of the eNOSE research team for 2 years. She is a Life Sciences major with a Space Science minor. Channah enjoys being part of the team and continuing to learn more as she continues with the project.
CDT Elizabeth Huuki '20
Elizabeth Huuki is a 2nd class cadet at USMA in the Behavior and Life Science Department with a pre-medicine track. She is currently on her third year of research with eNOSE. She primarily does bench work and enjoys applying concepts learned in class to a real world problem.
CDT Alanna Appel '20
Alanna Appel is a 2nd class cadet at USMA in the Behavioral Science and Leadership Department. Although she majors in Engineering Psychology, she is interested in the bioengineering process and has been a part of the eNOSE team for a year. She primarily performs benchwork in lab under the mentorship and supervision of Dr. John Cave.
CDT Bailey Schieve '21
Bailey is a 3rd class cadet at USMA who is new to the research team this year. She is majoring in Chemical Engineering within the Chemistry and Life Sciences Department. She is excited to learn more about the research process and expand her knowledge of science!
CDT Rich Delzell '20
Rich is a 2nd class cadet at the USMA pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Life Science with a pre-medical track. He worked on a redesign of a bioreactor aimed at demonstrating that an MEA can be used to measure olfactory cell response to olfactants. He is excited to continue working with on the project and gaining additional laboratory experience outside of the classroom.
CDT Matt McDonough '20
Matt is a 2nd class cadet at USMA in the Chemistry and Life Science Department with a focus in Life Science. He spent some time as a USMA Liaison at NRL last year.He has worked mainly with the computer-aided design and wiki aspect of this project, but is looking forward to working on the bioengineering side of it.
CDT James Pruneski '19
James is a 1st class cadet at USMA in the Mathematical Sciences Department with a focus in Life Science. He spent time last year observing this project, but now serves as a student-advisor.
Dr. Alex Mitropoulos
Dr. Mitropoulos currently works as a project engineer at Triton Systems. He is a former Assistant Professor-Davies Fellow at USMA in the Chemistry and Life Science and Mathematical Sciences Departments. He received his PhD from Tufts University in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis on nanomaterial and biosensing.
Dr. J. Ken Wickiser
Dr. Wickiser is an Associate Professor at USMA in the Chemistry and Life Science Department and Director of Life Science. He received his PhD from Yale University in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He has worked at USMA for over 10 years, where he was a graduate in 1992. Prior to his work at USMA, he served as a helicopter pilot as an aviation officer in the US Army.
Dr. John Cave
Dr. Cave is as Senior Scientist with a background in chemistry and neuroscience. He received his PhD from UC Berkeley in Chemistry with an emphasis on structural biology, and did post-doctoral training at the Burke Neurological Institute. In addition to being a Senior Scientist at USMA, he is also an Assistant Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Neuronal Specification at the Burke Neurological Institute, and a member of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine.
Dr. Russel K. Pirlo
Dr. Pirlo is a Government Chief Technology Officer (gCTO) at the Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Innovation Institute at the Naval Research Laboratory. He received his PhD from Clemson University in Bioengineering. For the past 8 years he has been a Research Biologist at NRL.
Dr. Kamil Woronowicz
Dr. Woronowicz is an Assistant Professor in Chemistry and Life Science with a background in chemistry. He received his PhD from Yale University in Chemistry with an emphasis on characterization of aPP miniature proteins. He has worked at Harvard University as well as Rutgers University in New Jersey.
2LT Zach Andersen
Zach is a recent graduate of USMA in the Chemistry and Life Science Department and is a former member of the team. He is now attending Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Jason is a recent graduate of USMA in the Chemistry and Life Science Department and is a former member of the team. He is now serving as a military intelligence officer in the US Army.
2LT Kylor Kiesewetter
Kylor is a recent graduate of USMA in the Chemistry and Life Science Department and is a former member of the team. He is now serving as an aviation officer in the US Army.
About our Lab
Bartlett Hall 309
Life Science's "Tip of the Spear"
Bartlett Hall 309 is the lab where USMA-West Point has worked on eNOSE for the past several years. This lab truly is the "Tip of the Spear."