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Patrick Jurney earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in the Thermal Fluid Systems and Transport Phenomena. 

Dr. Jurney completed a postdoctoral fellowship as a National Institutes of Health T-32 Fellow, at Oregon Health & Science University, developing cardiovascular biomaterials and microfluidics platforms. 

As an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department at San José State University, Dr. Jurney is focused on running the Biological Fluids and Interfaces Laboratory, developing relevant and impactful curriculum teaching foundational and applied topics in Biological Transport Phenomena, and serving the dynamic biotechnology ecosystem in Silicon Valley. 

We are always looking to collaborate with industry partners and explore mutually beneficial partnerships to improve human health and well-being. Please contact us with any inquiries, questions, or comments.

For up-to-date information on publications, patents, and student success for our lab and network of collaborators visit our Twitter account @JurneyLab


Research Expertise


Lab Personnel 

Prospective Graduate students should review our previous job posting for a Postdoctoral Associate in order to understand the strengths of SJSU and our laboratory.

Lab Director and Principal Investigator


Professor Jurney

Graduate Students


Gabriela Acevedo Munares


Christian Leycam


Mackenzie Bean

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Soo Buei (Sam) Lee


Ammar Babiker

Orion Capuyon

Carolina Fonseca E Silva

David Ho

Undergraduate Students


Juliette Noyer


Christian Catano

Ramzi Abu Manneh

Romina Iranmanesh

Elyes Essanaa

Shweta Raghuraman

Lab Alumni

Donal Hanneman (2023) - 
Eyerusalem Abiy (2023) -
Neale Baria (2023) -
Ryan Fallon (2023) -

Saumya Baddela (2023) -
Rhea Michael (2023) - 
Maipaluku Moua (2022) - Charge EPC
Britanie Butts (2022) - Abbott Laboratories
Sandra Ladjadj (2022) - Elixir Medical
Shruti Hooda (2022) -
Kyle Groves (2022) - 
Alex Guerra (2021) - Graduate Student, UC Irvine
Alyssa Occiano (2021) - Catalent Pharma
Amelito Reyes (2021) - Curia (formerly AMRI)
Feyza Yazar (2021) - Graduate Student, UCSF/UC Berkeley
Audrey Jebasingham (2021) - Covaris
Aldrich Estonlio (2021) - Gridtential Energy
Sarita Kumari (2021) - Lucira Health
Rabena Amanuel (2021) - Avantec Vascular
Izza Murtaza (2021) - Arbor Vita Corporation
Opinder Dhami (2020) - Tioga Medical
Danny Do (2020) - Sheathing Technologies
Brianna Felix (2020) - Boehringer Ingelheim
Vanessa Aldaz (2020) - 
Sneha Srinivasan (2020) - Graduate Student, Columbia University
Colby Loop (2020) - Gilead
Harsimran Hothi (2020) - 


JurneyLab - Spring 2022




Our work is supported by grants from the following agencies, institutes, foundations, and industry partners: 

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • W.M. Keck Foundation

  • California State University Program for Education & Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB)

  • Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

  • San José State University Division of Research and Innovation

  • McNair Scholars Program


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