October 17, 2017
Prof. Cohen-Karni and Sahil Rastogi were invited to talk at the “Injury, Repair, and Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series” hosted by the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC.

October 13, 2017
Sahil Rastogi presented his recent research, “Graphene-based biocompatible micro-electrode arrays for simultaneous electrical and optical measurements of neuronal activity”, at the 2017 BMES conference in Phoenix!



October 6, 2017
Anna Kalmykov and Sahil Rastogi presented their respective research at the 2017 Biomaterials Day, University of Michigan. Sahil won the best podium presentation award!


September 8, 2017
Congratulations Anna Kalmykov for successfully passing her BME Ph.D. Qualifying Exam!

August 21, 2017
Prof. Cohen-Karni discusses graphene’s potential in nanotechnology, specifically that of 3-D graphene in energy research, in a recently published Biofuels Digest article.

August 1, 2017
Our research on Graphene and Graphene hybrid-nanomaterials was featured on CIT’s website. Click here to read the full article.

July 28, 2017
Sahil Rastogi, Anna Kalmykov and Raghav Garg gave talks presenting their respective research projects at the IEEE Nano 2017 conference in Pittsburgh.



July 20, 2017
Prof. Cohen-Karni describes how electrical signals from cells in three-dimensions will help advance human disease research. Watch the video here.

May 26, 2017
Congratulations Raghav Garg and Sahil Rastogi for your recent publication “Nanowire-Mesh-Templated Growth of Out-of-Plane Three-Dimensional Fuzzy Graphene” in ACS Nano!


May 21, 2017
Congratulations Raghav Garg for completing his M.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Sahil Rastogi for receiving the 2017 BME Graduate Research Award. Keep up the great work!



April 18, 2017
Raghav Garg presented his recent research, “3D Vertical Graphene on Nanowire Mesh Templates as Electrochemical Sensors”, at the 2017 Spring MRS conference in Phoenix!

April 6, 2017
Congratulations Sahil Rastogi for your recent publication “Effect of Graphene on Nonneuronal and Neuronal Cell Viability and Stress” in Nano Letters.

February 16, 2017
Prof. Cohen-Karni has been awarded the 2017 Young Investigators Award by The Office of Naval Research!

October 30, 2016
Prof. Cohen-Karni has been selected as one of the Rising Star Awardees for the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Annual Conference, to be held in January 2017 in Hawaii.

September 9, 2016
Our work was recently featured on!
You can read the article here.

September 9, 2016
Congratulations Sahil Rastogi for successfully passing your BME Ph.D. Qualifying Exam!
Keep up the great work!

August 31, 2016
TOC_V3_CroppedOur recent research was featured in CMU College of Engineering’s 2016 Press Release!
You can read the Press Release here.


July 13, 2016
20160713 Paper 1_teamOur first paper titled “Synthesis of group IV nanowires on graphene – the case of Ge nanocrawlers” was just accepted for publication in Nano Letters.

Elnatan, Sahil, Atul and Nick, great job!