Faculty Information

Research Areas: 1Regenerative and Rehabilitative Medicine, 2Imaging and Diagnostics; 3Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Chuck Anderson Chuck Anderson2

Professor
Computer Science
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Bioregenerative Medicine
  • Image and signal processing
Travis Bailey Travis Bailey3

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Thermodynamics of nanoscale self-assembly processes in block copolymer composite materials
James Bamburg James Bamburg2

Professor Emeritus
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Regulation of cell behavior through cytoskeletal dynamics
  • Cytoskeletal abnormalities in Alzheimer disease
Randy Bartels Randy Bartels2

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Nonlinear microscopy
  • Functional optical spectroscopic imaging
  • Optical tomographic imaging
  • In vivo imaging in optical tissue
V. Chandrasekar (Chandra) V. Chandrasekar (Chandra)2,3

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Radar systems and networking
Tom Chen Tom Chen2

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Computer architecture
  • Parallel processing
  • VLSI design and testing
  • Virtual environments
  • Neural network algorithms and architecture
David Dandy David Dandy2,3

Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Biosensors
  • Microfluidics
Frank Dinenno Frank Dinenno1

Accoc Professor
Health and Exercise Science
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Integrative cardiovascular physiology
  • Blood flow control
  • Vascular dynamics
Seth Donahue Seth Donahue1,3

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Osteoporosis drug development, Drug delivery systems for fracture healing treatment, Bone mechanics and metabolism in hibernating mammals
Tammy Haut Donahue Tammy Haut Donahue1

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Response of Menisci to Mechanical Trauma
  • Structure and Function of Meniscal Enthesis-Changes with Age
  • Material Properties of Musculoskeletal Soft Tissues
Steven Dow Steven Dow1

Professor and Director, Center for Immune and Regenerative Medicine
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Stem Cell Therapy to treat chronic bacterial infections
  • Systemic stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells derived cells for spinal cord regeneration, inflammatory bowel disease, and cancer immunotherapy
Nicole Ehrhart Nicole Ehrhart1

Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Limb salvage
  • Bone and muscle regeneration
  • Trauma
  • Sarcoma
  • Tissue regeneration
  • Advanced animal models
Nick Fisk Nick Fisk1

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Biotechnological tools with biomedical and materials applications
David Frisbie David Frisbie1,2

Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Diagnostic treatment of joint disease
Laurie Goodrich Laurie Goodrich1,3

Assoc Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Joint disease
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Gene therapy
Dan Gustafson Dan Gustafson3

Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Therapeutic treatment modalities for cancer with an emphasis on the pharmacology of agents used for the treatment of cancer
Kevin Haussler Kevin Haussler1,3

Asst Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Diagnosis and management of back problems in equine athletes
Charles Henry Charles Henry2,3

Assoc Professor
Chemistry
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Lab-on-a-chip
  • Bioanalytical
Susan P. James Susan P. James1,3

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Biohybrid materials (biological and synthetic polymers) for cardiovascular, ocular and orthopedic applications
Chris Kawcak Chris Kawcak1,3

Assoc Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fracture repair
  • Gait analysis
  • Modeling
  • Imaging
  • Developmental disease
  • Surgery
  • Fracture repair
Matt Kipper Matt Kipper1

Asst Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Polymeric biomaterials
  • Polysaccharides
  • Tissue engineering
John Kisiday John Kisiday1,3

Asst Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Tissue engineering
  • Mechanobiology
Arun Kota Arun Kota3

Asst Professor
Mechanical Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Bio-inspired and bio-compatible surfaces
  • Super-repellent surfaces
  • Chemically patterned surfaces
  • Stimuli-responsive surfaces
Diego Krapf Diego Krapf2

Assoc Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Single-moleculebiophysics
  • Stochastic processes
  • Cytoskeleton structure and dynamics
Kevin Lear Kevin Lear2,3

Assoc Director - SBME
Director - BME Undergraduate Programs
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Photonic biosensors
  • Microsystems integration inc. microfluidics, bioinstrumentation, physics
  • Fabrication of optoelectronic devices inc. laser diodes, waveguides, and photodetectors
Hussam Mahmoud Hussam Mahmoud1

Asst Professor
Civil and Environmental
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Probabilistic tissue mechanics
  • Premature labor and pregnancy maintenance
  • Fatigue and fracture of hard tissues
Wayne McIlwraith Wayne McIlwraith1,2,3

Professor
Clinical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Diagnosis and treatment of joint disease including cartilage healing
Carmen Menoni Carmen Menoni2

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Mass spectral imaging
  • X-ray imaging
Jennifer Mueller Jennifer Mueller2

Professor
Mathematics
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Electrical Impedance Imaging
  • Ultrasound imaging
Brian Munsky Brian Munsky2

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Quantitative and computational systems biology
  • Single-cell gene regulation
  • Stochastic modeling
  • Experiment design
Jean Peccoud Jean Peccoud

Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Synthetic biology
Christie Peebles Christie Peebles3

Asst Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Application of plant metabolic engineering and synthetic biology to produce important pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals in plant tissue or cell culture
Ketul C. Popat Ketul C. Popat1,3

Asst Professor
Mechanical Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Regenerative medicine
  • Cell-surface interactions
  • Nanotechnology in Engineering
Ashok Prasad Ashok Prasad1,2

Assoc Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Systems biology of cell shape
  • Cancer systems biology: mathematical and data analysis
  • Synthetic biology, esp. in plants
  • Metabolic models of photosynthetic bacteria
  • Mathematical models of signal transduction and gene transcription
Christian Puttlitz Christian Puttlitz1,3

Assoc Professor
Mechanical Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Orthopaedic biomechanics
Ken Reardon Ken Reardon2,3

Professor
Assoc Department Head
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Proteomics
  • Systems Biology
  • Biosensors
Raoul Reiser Raoul Reiser1

Assoc Professor
Health and Exercise Science
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics
  • Design, fabrication, and implementation of custom equipment and instrumentation
Brad Reisfeld Brad Reisfeld3

Assoc Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Systems biology
  • mHealth
Melissa Reynolds Melissa Reynolds1,3

Asst Professor
Chemistry
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Therapeutic materials, cell-surface interactions, advanced measurement systems
Chris Snow Chris Snow3

Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Prediction and design of biomolecular structure and specificity
Stuart Tobet Stuart Tobet1,2

Director
Professor
Biomedical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Determination of cell positions in the developing neuroendocrine brain
  • Studying neuro-immune-microbiome interactions in the intesting ex vivo
  • Determining therapeutic drug efficacy in slices from cancer xenografts ex vivo
Brian Tracy Brian Tracy1

Assoc Professor
Health & Exercise Science
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Human neuromuscular physiology
  • Singlemotor unit and surface electromyography
  • Motor output variability
  • Aging of the neuromuscular system
  • Training adaptations in the human neuromuscular system
  • Smartphone-based sensors
Jozsef Vigh Jozsef Vigh2

Asst Professor
Biomedical Sciences
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Visual signalling processes in the retina
David (Qiang) Wang David (Qiang) Wang2,3

Assoc Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Computer simulations and theories for polymeric systems
Zhijie Wang Zhijie Wang

Assistant Professor
Mechancial Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Cardiovascular tissue biomechanics
  • Mechanobiology
  • Computational modeling
  • Tissue engineering
  • Regenerative medicine using pre-clinical animal models
Ted Watson Ted Watson2

Professor
Chemical and Biological Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging/spectroscopy, parameter estimation and system identification, flow through porous media
Jesse Wilson Jesse Wilson2

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
 

Research Interest(s):

  • Biomedical optics
  • In vivo multiphoton histology and pathology
  • Nonlinear and ultrafast optics
  • Cancer metabolism