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Tal DaninoAssistant Professor of Biomedical EngineeringIntersection of systems and synthetic biology, building quantitative understanding of gene circuits, designing biological behaviors for precision applications; interaction of microbes and tumors where DNA sequences and synthetic biology are used to program microbes for cancer researchBiomedical Engineering
X. Edward GuoProfessor of Biomedical Engineering and Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical EngineeringBone mechanics, bone adaptation to mechanical loads and its cellular/molecular mechanisms, computational modeling of biological tissues, cellular biomechanics, imaging analysis of bone microstructure, micropatterning of cells, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Henry HessProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringEngineering at the molecular scale, in particular the design of active nanosystems incorporating biomolecular motors, the study of active self-assembly, and the investigation of protein-resistant polymer coatingsBiomedical Engineering
Andreas H. HielscherProfessor of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering and Radiology Director, Biophotonics & Optical Radiology LaboratoryMedical Imaging, Biomedical Optics, Tomographic Image reconstruction, medical instrumentation, image processing, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Elizabeth M. C. HillmanAssociate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology (Physics)2D and 3D optical imaging, development and application of new optical imaging technologies, microscopy and spectroscopy, in vivo function and physiology, brain, cardiac and dermal and molecular imaging, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Clark T. HungProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringEffects of physical, mechanical, and chemical stimuli on musculoskeletal cells related to cellular and tissue engineering, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Christopher R. JacobsProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringUnderstanding the molecular mechanisms that allow cells of the skeletal system to sense and respond to mechanical stimulation, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Joshua JacobsAssistant Professor of Biomedical EngineeringSpatial navigation and memory, identifying neural signals that represent specific memory information, including the individual locations in spatial memory and representations of individual verbal items in working memoryBiomedical Engineering
Christoph JuchemAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringImprovement of technology and methods to enhance clinical potential of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS); magnetic field modeling; brain chemistry/metabolism; multiple sclerosis; neurology; neuroscience; MR methodology; biomedical technology; translational/clinical research.Biomedical Engineering
Lance C. KamAssociate Professor of Biomedical EngineeringMicro- and nano-scale engineering of biological systems, Cell signaling, Neuroscience, Immunology, NanoMedicine, Cell membrane biophysics, Microscopy in cellular and molecular bioengineering, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Elisa E. KonofagouRobert and Margaret Hariri Professor of Biomedical EngineeringUltrasonics (imaging and therapy), elasticity imaging, signal and image processing, soft tissue mechanics, wave propagation, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Aaron M. KyleSenior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering DesignEngineering education and laboratory development, biomedical signal processing and acoustics, electromagnetic field-induced tissue growth and repairBiomedical Engineering
Andrew F. LaineDepartment Chair and Percy K. and Vida L. W. Hudson Professor of Biomedical EngineeringMathematical analysis and quantification of medical images, signal and image processing, computer-aided diagnosis, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Kam LeongSamuel Y. Sheng Professor of Biomedical EngineeringDesign of functional and nanostructured biomaterials for applications in nucleic acid delivery, precision medicine, and regenerative medicineBiomedical Engineering
Helen H. LuProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringInterface tissue engineering and the formulation of complex tissue systems, stratified scaffold design and multi-scale models to evaluate heterotypic cellular interactions, development of polymer-ceramic composite biomaterials for orthopaedic and dental applications, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Barclay Morrison IIIProfessor of Biomedical Engineering and Vice Dean of Undergraduate ProgramsTraumatic brain injury, injury biomechanics, brain constitutive properties, neural engineering, neural prosthetics, genomics, mechano transduction, Biomedical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering
Van C. MowStanley Dicker Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Orthopedic Engineering (Orthopedic Surgery, Health Sciences)Soft tissue biomechanics (including articular cartilage, meniscus and intervertebral disc), biomechanics of osteoarthritis, cell-matrix interactions, mechano-signal transduction, and functional tissue engineering, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Elizabeth OlsonAssociate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Auditory Biophysics (in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery)Mechanics of hearing: Transmission of sound through the middle ear, the basis for frequency tuning in the inner ear, in particular the operation of the cochlear amplifier. Cochlear implants.Biomedical Engineering
Katherine E. ReutherLecturer in Biomedical EngineeringEngineering education, soft tissue biomechanics, mechanisms of orthopaedic injury and repair in the shoulderBiomedical Engineering
Paul SajdaProfessor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and RadiologyNeurocomputational modeling and neuroengineering, pattern recognition, adaptive processing for biomedical image and signal analysis, Biomedical Engineering Biomedical EngineeringElectrical Engineering
Michael SheetzWilliam R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Cell BiologyForce-dependent signaling; cell spreading, force generation and rigidity sensing; mechanosensing in myofibrillogenesis; mechanotransduction at the immunological synapseBiomedical Engineering
Samuel K. SiaProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringTissue formation and cell-cell signaling in controlled 2D and 3D microenvironments, molecular design for controlling cell-material interactions, MEMS devices for improving the health of people in developing countries, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Milan StojanovicAssociate Professor of Medical Science (in Medicine) and Biomedical EngineeringConstruction of autonomous therapeutic and diagnostic molecular devices based on nucleic acidsBiomedical Engineering
J. Thomas VaughanProfessor of Biomedical EngineeringTechnology, methods and applications development for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); engineering development includes MR systems, magnets, and coils; applications include neuroimaging, cardiac imaging and breast imaging; MR safety.Biomedical Engineering
Gordana Vunjak-NovakovicMikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Medical Sciences (in Medicine)Tissue engineering, human stem cells (adult and embryonic), advanced bioreactors, biophysical regulation of cell function and tissue development, Biomedical Engineering.Biomedical Engineering
Qi WangAssistant Professor of Biomedical EngineeringNeural coding in the somatosensory pathway of the brain, brain-machine interfaces, biomedical instrumentation for creating engineered tactile sensationsBiomedical Engineering