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Rouzbeh Amini


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Bioengineering

Biomechanics, mechanobiology, biotransport
Anand Asthagiri

Anand Asthagiri


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

cell and tissue engineering, quantitative principles of cancer cell biology and developmental biology
Ambika Bajpayee

Ambika Bajpayee


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

drug delivery; bio-electrostatics; transport phenomena in biological systems; biomechanics; osteoarthritis
Chiara Bellini

Chiara Bellini


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

Diseases of the cardiovascular system; effects of cellmediated growth and remodeling processes on tissue and organ mechanics
Samuel Chung

Samuel Chung


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Brain cell regeneration, automated microscopy and laser surgery, user-friendly and low-cost fluorescence microscopy
Heather Clark

Heather Clark


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering & Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Optical nanosensors for biological analysis
Guohao Dai

Guohao Dai


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

3-D bioprinting technology, stem cells technology and vascular bioengineering

Eno E. Ebong


Associate Professor, 
jointly appointed in Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering

Studying the means by which endothelial cell mechanotransduction occurs in order to prevent or promote diseases related to blood vessel dysfunction
Qianqian Fang

Qianqian Fang


Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Affairs, 
Bioengineering

Innovations in translational medical imaging devices to better diagnose cancers, low-cost point-of-care diagnostic tools to delivery life-saving medicines to the resource-poor regions, and high performance computing tools to facilitate the development of the next-generation imaging methods
Aileen Huang-Saad

Aileen Huang-Saad


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

Entrepreneurship education microenvironments and their impact on the engagement of diverse populations, the influence of I-Corps on university ecosystems, and transforming BME education through instructional design
Erel Levine

Erel Levine


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

Systems and synthetic biology of the Brain-Immune-Gut super-system; Interactions among hosts and microbes; Deep learning approaches to interpreting biological data and designing biomedical solutions
Herbert Levine

Herbert Levine


University Distinguished Professor, 
jointly appointed in Physics & Bioengineering

Physical modeling of cancer progression, metastasis and interaction with the immune system. Most recent interests include the role of metabolic plasticity in these processes and the co-evolution of the tumor and the adaptive immune system. Other areas include spatial organization of the actin cytoskeleton, the mechanics of collective cell motility, and the analysis of genetic circuits involved in cell fate decisions.
Jiahe Li

Jiahe Li


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Oral vaccine, host and oral microbiome interactions, microbiome engineering, and protein engineering-based cancer immunotherapy
Elizabeth Libby

Elizabeth Libby


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Synthetic biology, microbiology, biosensor development
Francisco Loth

Francis Loth


Professor, 
jointly appointed in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Bioengineering

Biological flows, experimental fluid mechanics, computational fluid mechanics, blood flow simulation, cerebrospinal fluid simulation, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, medical image processing, magnetic resonance imaging
Mingyang Lu

Mingyang Lu


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Computational systems biology, an integration of mathematical modeling and bioinformatics for studying gene regulatory networks, single cell genomics, epithelial-mesenchymal transition, coarse-graining, reverse engineering, machine learning, stochasticity and heterogeneity in gene expression
Lee Makowski

Lee Makowski


Professor and Chair, 
jointly appointed in Bioengineering & Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Image and signal processing as applied to biophysical data designed to answer fundamental questions about the molecular basis of living systems, and progression of Alzheimer's Disease
Mona Minkara

Mona Minkara


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Using computational methods including Monte Carlo methods, molecular dynamics simulations, and molecular docking calculations to obtain a fundamental understanding of molecular interactions that occur at biological interfaces, such as the pulmonary surfactant system in the lungs
Mark Niedre

Mark Niedre


Professor and Associate Chair For Research, 
Bioengineering

Biomedical optics and non-invasive imaging, rare cell detection and tracking in the body, ultrafast time-domain diffuse optical imaging, image reconstruction and biomedical signal processing
Jessica Oakes

Jessica Oakes


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Pulmonary physiology, biofluids and transport phenomenon, computational biomechanics, magnetic resonance imaging, multi-scale modeling

Harikrishnan Parameswaran


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

We study cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix interactions in the airway to understand the fundamental mechanisms that regulate airway caliber and why they fail in diseases like asthma.

Sara Rouhanifard


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Developing chemical approaches to track and quantify important RNA processing events and modifications in single cells; DNA: protein interactions that drive differences in gene expression; understanding differences in RNA expression and the impacts on disease and development
Jeffrey W. Ruberti

Jeffrey W. Ruberti


Professor, 
Bioengineering

Tissue engineering of load-bearing matrix (bone, cornea); bioreactor design; multi-scale mechanobiochemistry; statistical mechanics; energetics microscopy; high-resolution imaging; biopolymer self-assembly
Sandra Shefelbine

Sandra Shefelbine


Associate Dean for Space and Special Initiatives, 
Office of the Dean

Multi-scale bone biomechanics–how the structure and composition of bone influences its mechanical properties; mechano-adaptation of bone and joint– how tissue responds to mechanical signals

Nikolai Slavov


Associate Professor, 
Bioengineering

Single-cell proteomics, Ribosome-mediated translational regulation, quantitative systems biology, mass-spectrometry

Eduardo Sontag


University Distinguished Professor, 
jointly appointed in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Bioengineering

Feedback control theory, systems biology, cancer, and biomedicine
Mohammad Abbas Yaseen

Mohammad Abbas Yaseen


Assistant Professor, 
Bioengineering

Advanced microscopy for minimally invasive, in vivo characterization of brain function