Current Lab Members

Lab Director

Prof. Mia K. Markeymia-markey

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Engineering Foundation Endowed Faculty Fellow in Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Adjunct Professor, Imaging Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

More information about Prof. Markey is available: CV, LinkedIn, ORCID, and ResearchGate. Most weeks, Prof. Markey has both some walk-in office hours ( and some sign-up appointment times available ( You do not need to contact Prof. Markey prior to utilizing walk-in office hours or signing up for an appointment. Additional information is available for Prospective Lab Members. For all other inquiries, contact Elynna Day at +1.512.471.5102 or


Current Lab Members (Summer 2018)

Postdoctoral Researchers

Amir Shahmoradi 
(Co-supervisor: Adrienne Dula)
     Mazen Diab
(Co-supervisor: Ravi-Chandar)


Graduate Students

     screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-00-09-pmAndrew Stier 
(Co-supervisor: Tunnel)
screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-19-29-pmYao Zhang
(Co-supervisor: Tunnel)

Sungsoo Kim 
(Co-supervisor: Al-Bovik)

Krista Nicklaus
(Co-supervisor: Reece)


Undergraduate Students

  • Alex Zaharan

Affiliated Staff

Elynna, Day (BME A.A.)

Khalil, Salem (Web Editor)
  • Managed IT Support (MITS)


Current lab members can access the UT BMIL Lab Manual

Current or former trainees can request a letter of reference using the UT BMIL Reference Request