Biomedical Engineering Faculty

Nicholas J. Altiero, Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1974

Dean of Science and Engineering

Computational Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Biomechanics.

Joseph L. Bull, Ph.D. Northwestern University , 2000 

John and Elsie Martinez Biomedical Engineering Chair

Donald P. Gaver, Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1988

Alden J. "Doc" Laborde Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Biofluid mechanics, pulmonary mechanics, interfacial flows, computational fluid dynamics, acute respiratory distress syndrome, ventilator induced lung injury.

Yu-Ping Wang, Ph.D. Xi'an Jiaotong University, 1996

Multi-scale Bioimaging, Medical Imaging, Geonomic Imaging, Bioinfomatics.

Ronald C. Anderson, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1987

Associate Professor
Biomechanics, Orthopaedic materials.

Damir Khismatullin, Ph.D. Bashkir University, 1998

Associate Professor
Computational Bioengineering, Biofluid Mechanics, Cellular Biomechanics, Medical Ultrasound, Multiphase Flow.

Michael Moore, Ph.D. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2005

Associate Professor
Tissue engineering, Biomaterials, Central nervous system regeneration.

Walter Lee Murfee, III, Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2005

Associate Professor

Microvascular network growth, multi-cellular coordination during tissue remodeling, biomechanics.

Carolyn Bayer, Ph.D.  University of Texas, Austin, 2009

Assistant Professor
Ultrasound, Photoacoustic Imaging, and Imaging Contrast Agents

J. Quincy Brown, Ph.D.  Louisiana Tech University, 2005

Assistant Professor
Paul H. and Donna D. Flower Early Career Professor in Engineering
Application and translation of quantitative spectroscopy and imaging tools for the improvement of cancer management in the clinical setting.

Kristin Miller, Ph.D.  University of Pennsylvania, 2012

Assistant Professor
Continuum Biomechanics, Growth and Remodeling, Regenerative Medicine, Orthopaedics, Women's Reproductive Health, Development.

Mic Dancisak, Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2000

Senior Professor of Practice
Director, Center for Anatomical and Movement Science

Motor control and thermocouple to enhance performance for individuals working in extreme environments.

Lars Gilbertson, Ph.D. University of Iowa, 1993

Professor of Practice
Biomechanics, Biology.

Katherine Raymond, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2007

Professor of Practice

Taby Ahsan, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, 1998

Research Assistant Professor

Tissue engineering, Stem cell research, Mechanotransduction, Biomanufacturing.

Eiichiro Yamaguchi, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Research Assistant Professor
Development of optical diagnostics methods, such as Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF), for microscale flow systems. Study of micro-fabrication techniques.

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