Virginia (Ginger) Ferguson, Ph.D.

University of Colorado at Boulder
Associate Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering
Task Force Member | BioFrontiers Institute
Participating Faculty | Materials Science and Engineering Program

University of Colorado School of Medicine
Clinical Research Professor | Department of Orthopaedics
Clinical Research Professor | Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Current Team

Alicia Ortega, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jenn Coulombe, Ph.D. Student (Fall 2016- )

Chelsea Heveran, Ph.D. Student

Joseph Wahlquist, Ph.D. Student

Julia Taussig, Ph.D. Student

Andrew Tomaschke, Ph.D. Student

Eleanor Rawlinson, B.S. Student and UROP Award Recipient Summer 2016

Geya Kairamkonda, B.S. Student & Summer 2016 BSI Scholar


Former Group Members

Michael Stender, Ph.D. – R&D Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories

Brandi Jackson, Ph.D. – Mechanical Engineer, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD)

Rachel Paietta, Ph.D. – New Product Development Engineer, W. L. Gore & Associates

Kirsten Kinneberg, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Research Associate at CU Boulder) – Market Development Engineer, BioScience Group

Reuben (Blair) Dodson, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Carlos Martino, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology

Sara Campbell, Ph.D. – Medtronic Senior R&D Engineer

Andrea Hanson, Ph.D. – Senior Scientist – Exercise Physiology Countermeasures at NASA Johnson Space Center