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James Adair

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacology

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 108 Steidle Building

E-mail:

Phone: 814-863-6047

 
 
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Daniel Cortes

Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 329 LEONHARD BUILDING

E-mail:

Phone: 814-863-3103

Personal or Departmental Website

 
 
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Francesco Costanzo

Professor

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: W315 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-863-2030

Continuum thermodynamics; Mechanics of thin films; Time-dependent fracture and damage mechanics of composites; Micromechanics and homogenization of inelastic composites; Computational mechanics; Thermodynamics of interfaces; Large deformations.

Publications  Research Projects  

 
 
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PATRICK Drew

Associate Professor

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Biomedical Engineering

Office: W317 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-863-1473

Personal or Departmental Website

Neuroscience, neurovascular coupling.

Publications  

 
 
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MARY Frecker

Professor

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 326 LEONHARD BUILDING

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-1617

Personal or Departmental Website

Optimal design, compliant mechanisms, smart structures, medical device design

Publications  

 
 
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Bruce Gluckman

Associate Professor

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Biomedical Engineering

Office: W312 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-0178

I am interested in the application of tools from the nonlinear dynamics community to the understanding neural activity and creating brain-machine interfaces. Ongoing work includes creating and testing neural stimulation devices for chronic use.

Publications  

 
 
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Esther Gomez

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 44 Greenberg Building

E-mail:

Phone: 814-867-4732

Personal or Departmental Website

 
 
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WEIHUA Guan

Assistant Professor

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 111F ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING West

E-mail:

Phone: 814-867-5748

Personal or Departmental Website

Electro-fluidic and opto-fluidic devices and systems for biosensing and actuation, bioMEMS/NEMS, Lab-on-a-chip, Micro/Nanofluidics, Electrokinetic Phenomena, Point-of-care Testing.

 
 
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WILLIAM Higgins

Distinguished Professor

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 209F ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WEST

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-0186

Personal or Departmental Website

3D Medical Image Processing, Virtual Endoscopy, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Visualization

Publications  

 
 
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REUBEN Kraft

Shuman Early Career Professor

Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 320 LEONHARD BUILDING

E-mail:

Phone: 814-867-4570

Personal or Departmental Website

Computational solid mechanics, finite element analysis, numerical modeling, blast physics, high performance computing

Publications  

 
 
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MANISH Kumar

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: 43 Greenberg Building

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-7519

Personal or Departmental Website

Membranes, Biomimetic membranes, membrane proteins, desalination, self assembly electron microscopy

Publications  

 
 
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Ibrahim Ozbolat

Associate Professor

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Biomedical Engineering

Office: W313 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-4971

Personal or Departmental Website

 
 
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Gerson Rosenberg

Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

College of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering

Office: H151 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

E-mail:

Phone: 717-531-6301

 
 
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Howard Salis

Associate Professor

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 109 Tyson Building

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-1931

Personal or Departmental Website

Assistant professor of Biological and Chemical Engineering; Synthetic Biology & Metabolic Engineering; integrated computational-experimental development of biophysical models; automated design and engineering of cellular sensors, genetic circuits, metabolic pathways, and genomes.

 
 
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STEVEN Schiff

Brush Chair Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics, and Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: W311 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-863-4210

Personal or Departmental Website

 
 
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Christopher Siedlecki

Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

College of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering

Office: H151 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

E-mail:

Phone: 717-531-5716

Personal or Departmental Website

 
 
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SRINIVAS Tadigadapa

Professor

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: N-237 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-2730

Microelectromechanical systems, Microsensors, Microactuators, PZT MEMS, BioMEMS, Nanoscale devices, and Structures.

Publications  Research Projects  

 
 
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Akif Undar

Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering

College of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering

Office: H085 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

E-mail:

Phone: 717-531-6706

 
 
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Erwin Vogler

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Biomedical Engineering

Office: 219 Hallowell Building

E-mail:

Phone: 814-863-7403

 
 
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William Weiss

Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

College of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering

Office: H151 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

E-mail:

Phone: 717-531-6228

 
 
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TAK SING Wong

Wormley Early Career Professor

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Office: N330 MILLENIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-6122

Personal or Departmental Website

Bioinspired engineering, Interfacial engineering, Micro- and Nano-manufacturing.

Publications  Research Projects  

 
 
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QING Yang

Professor

College of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Office: 0999 MAG RESN IMAGING (MRI)

E-mail:

Phone: 717-531-5856

 
 
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SULIN Zhang

Professor

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Biomedical Engineering

Office: N-231 MILLENNIUM SCIENCE COMPLEX

E-mail:

Phone: 814-865-7640

Personal or Departmental Website

Multiscale computational simulations of nanostructured materials and biological materials; multiscale mechanics of nano-bio interfaces.

Research Projects  

 
 

About

The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

205 Hallowell Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614