Politecnico di Milano

Faculty Supporting M.S. Degree with Politecnico di Milano

Faculty listed on this page will accept students from Politecnico di Milano to pursue their M.S. research for six months. Each faculty member is listed with their primary areas of research. Additional information is available for faculty by clicking the “More” link following their research interests and viewing their lab research websites.

Justin Brown
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

228 Hallowell Building
814-865-5190
jlb92@psu.edu

Research Interests: Biomaterials, BioMEMS and Nanotechnology, Cell Signaling and Protein Dynamics, Tissue Engineering / Regenerative Medicine. More


Melik C. Demirel
Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Science Building
814-863-2270
mdemirel@engr.psu.edu

Research Interests: Synthesis and fabrication of functional materials, Bioinspired Engineering, Biointerfaces, Multi-scale computing for biological systems. More


Patrick Drew
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Biomedical Engineering

212 Earth and Engineering Science Building
814-863-1473
pjd17@psu.edu

Research Interests: Neurovascular coupling, vascular development, neurophysiology, neural engineering More


Cheng Dong
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

205 Hallowell Building
814-865-8091
cxd23@psu.edu

Research Interests: Micro-hemodynamics, intercellular and intracellular signaling, leukocyte and endothelial immune functions, tumor microenvironment, cancer metastasis. More


William Hancock
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

229 Hallowell Building
814-863-0492
wohbio@engr.psu.edu

Research Interests: BioMEMS and Nanotechnology, Biophotonics and Imaging, Mechanobiology. More


Keefe Manning
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery

231 Hallowell Building
814-863-6318
kbm10@psu.edu

Research Interests: Artificial Organs, Cardiovascular Engineering, Mechanobiology. More


Kristina Neely
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

266 Recreation Building
814-863-9243
kan17@psu.edu

Research Interests: Motor Control, Cognition, & Neuroimaging. More


Steven Schiff
Brush Chair Professor of Engineering in Neurosurgery, Engineering Science and Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering and Physics

212 Earth and Engineering Science Building
814-863-4210
sjs49@psu.edu

Research Interests: Understanding the physics of dynamical disease of the nervous system and developing smart prosthetics. More


Yong Wang
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

232 Hallowell Building
814-865-6867 yxw30@psu.edu

Research Interests: Biomolecular & Biomimetic materials; drug delivery; regenerative medicine. More


Pak Kin Wong
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery

230 Hallowell Building
814-863-5267
pxw28@psu.edu

Research Interests: Biomanufacturing, single cell analysis, collective cell migration, cancer metastasis, tissue engineering, microfluidics, electrokinetics, clinical diagnostics, point-of-care devices. More


Jian Yang
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

W-340 Millennium Science Complex
814-865-1278
jxy30@psu.edu

Research Interests: Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery, Medical Devices and Bioimaging. More


Qing X. Yang
Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering

H066 Radiology
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
717-531-5858
qxy1@psu.edu

Research Interests: MRI and fMRI methodology development and their applications in neuronal and behavior sciences, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer research in humans and animal models. More

Special Note: Dr. Yang is interested in students with background in computer engineering, electrical engineering, neuroscience, or material sciences.


Research Areas

Contact Information

  • William Hancock, Ph.D.
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Graduate Program Coordinator
    wohbio@engr.psu.edu
    814-863-0492
  • Keefe Manning, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery
    One-year M.S. Program Coordinator
    kbm10@psu.edu
    814-863-6318

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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