PhD, Computational Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
BS, Biomedical Engineering, Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.


  • National Science Foundation grant, “Supporting Undergraduate STEM Graduation and Career Pathways Through Student and Faculty Learning Communities,” Carlow University Celtic STEM Initiative, 2021


  • Mochan, E., Sego, T.J., Gaona, L., Rial, E., Ermentrout, G.B., “Compartmental model suggests importance of innate immune response to COVID-19 infection in rhesus macaques,” Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 2021
  • Sego, T.J., Mochan, E., Ermentrout, G.B., Glazier, J.A., “A Multiscale Multicellular Spatiotemporal Model of Local Influenza Infection and Immune Response,” Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2021
  • Wang, M., Noh, H., Mochan, E., Shoemaker, J.E., “TREAP: A New Topological Approach to Drug Target Inference,” Biophysical Journal, 2020
  • Ackerman, E., Mochan, E., Shoemaker, J.E., “Strain Specific Immune Responses to Influenza Virus Infection,” IFAC Conference on Foundations of Systems Biology in Engineering, 2019
  • Mochan E., Ackerman E., Shoemaker J.E., “A systems and treatment perspective of models of influenza virus-induced host responses. MDPI Processes, 2018
  • Shoemaker J.E., Ackerman E., Mochan E., “Lung immunodynamics during pH1N1 influenza virus infection,” Proceedings of the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting, Computing and Systems Technology Division, 2018
  • Keef E., et al., “Discrete dynamical modeling of influenza infection suggests age-dependent differences in immunity,” Journal of Virology, 2017

Awards & Recognition

  • Max and Esther Sestili Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2023
  • Dorothy Weber Cochran Award for Faculty Scholarship, Carlow University, 2020
  • Presidential Fund for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, 2020

Professional Memberships

  • National Council for Women in Information Technology 
  • Pittsburgh Technology Council 
  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
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