The Celli Lab
University of Massachussetts Boston
Department of Physics







Lab Photo, Spring 2014. Left to Right: Jonathan Celli, Hamid El-Hamidi, Abdelali Ziouche, Gwen Cramer, Joshua Hempstead, Ljubica Petrovic, Dustin Jones

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Dr. Hui Liu received her PhD in Applied Physics from Cornell University and joined the lab March of 2015. She is currently working on development of low-cost battery-powered devices for photodynamic therapy treatment of oral cancer in global health settings.

Dr. Michael Anderson joined the lab in November 2015 after completing his PhD in Physics at the University of Rhode Island. He is currently working on imaging-based platforms for analysis of rigidity-dependent growth and therapeutic response in 3D pancreatic tumor models.

Graduate Students

Andrew Caide (Applied Physics, MS)

Gwen Cramer (Molecular, Cellular and Organismal Biology PhD program)

Hamid El-Hamidi (Applied Physics, PhD program)

William Hanna (Applied Physics, MS)

Dustin Jones (Biomedical Engineering / Biotech PhD program)

Yiran Liu (Applied Physics, MS)

Michael Oumano (UMass Lowell Medical Physics PhD program)

Ljubica Petrovic (Biomedical Engineering / Biotech PhD program)

Undergraduate Students

Lucas Barbosa Gullo (Summer intern from Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, 2015)

Josh Hempstead (BS in Physics, May 2015)

Seyedehrojin Jafari (BS in Physics, expected May 2016)

Gustavo Pereira (BS in Biology expected May 2018)

Saipriya Sagiraju (summer intern from UMass Amhest, 2014 and 2015)

Richard Thomas (BS in Physics May 2015)