John Mahendra Kumar Daniel, American Biomedical engineer, researcher. Achievements include development of a new polymeric balloon material for coronary angioplasty balloon catheters; design and development ofa multiple-lumen silicone rubber nerve cuff to bridge a 5mm gap in the adult rat sciatic nerve. Member Society Biomaterials, biomedical Engineering Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Daniel, John Mahendra Kumar was born on February 27, 1964 in Nagercoil, India. Son of John Samson Nathanial and Rukmani Daniel. came to the United States, 1986.
Bachelor of Engineering, Anna University, Madras, India, 1985. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1991.
Tutor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1987-1989;
laboratory assistant racing chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, 1990-1991;
graduate research assistant biomedical engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, 1987-1991;
Research and Development project engineer, Scimed Life Systems, Maple Grove, Minnesota, since 1991. Senator graduate student senate Iowa State University, Ames, 1990-1991. Graduate student representative graduate county Iowa State University, Ames, 1989-1990.
Treasurer biomedical engineering interest group Iowa State University, Ames, 1987-1988.
Member Society Biomaterials, biomedical Engineering Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.