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Principle Investigator

Bottenus photo Nick Bottenus
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Bottenus received his Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University in 2017, as well as a B.S.E. in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 2011. He enjoys playing board games, running, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.


Research Staff

Blake HerremaBlake Herrema, MS
Research Scientist
Biomedical Engineering




Graduate Students

Nazli Javadi EshkalakNazli Javadi Eshkalak, MS
PhD student
Mechanical Engineering




Melton ParhamMelton Parham, MS
PhD student
Biomedical Engineering





Anet SanchezAnet Sanchez
PhD student
Biomedical Engineering




Undergraduate Students

Korben Smart
2022-2023 Undergraduate DLA
Project: Optimization of ultrasound encodings

Former lab members

Joe Powers
2022 CU SPUR
Project: 3-D Motion Tracking and Filter Design for an Ultrasound Imaging System

Isaac Brighton
2020-2021 Undergraduate DLA
Project: Reverse engineering a black box ultrasound beamformer through active signal injection

Ryan Smith
Summer 2020 ME/SPUR 
Project: Modeling the Human Abdomen for Ultrasound Simulation