Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Faculty
Josh Baker, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources): understanding molecular basis for cell motility...How Molecular motors in cells convert the chemical energy from ATP hydolysis into mechanical work.
Bruno S. Bauer, Associate Professor, Department of Physics; Ph.D. UCLA, 1992. Applications of plasma physics, laser-plasmas, z-pinches, gas discharges, non-neutral plasmas and biomedical applications of soft X-ray microscopes.
Dhanesh Chandra, Professor, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering; Ph.D. Univ. Denver, 1976. Biological applications of small-angle X-ray diffraction, thermal properties of materials, phase transitions.
Indira Chatterjee, Professor, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering;Ph.D. Univ. of Utah, 1981. Numerical and experimental bioelectromagnetics - effects of electromagnetic fields from radio frequencies to millimeter wave frequencies on biological systems, including clinical applications.
Gale L. Craviso, Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Ph.D. New York Univ. 1982. Molecular and biochemical mechanisms of plasticity in catecholamine-producing cells, effects of electromagnetic fields on excitable cells.
Michael A. Crognale, Professor, Department of Psychology, Ph.D. Univ. of California, Santa Barbara 1989. Development of vision, electrophysiological assessment of vision, genetics and plasticity of color vision.
Dwight D. Egbert, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Ph.D. Univ. of Kansas 1971. Image processing, neural network computing, parallel computer architecture, digital instrument design, medical decision support systems, machine vision.
Cahit A. Evrensel, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D. Lehigh Univ. 1985. Computational and experimental biofluid mechanics of airflow in the lung, mathematical modeling of air-mucus-serous interactions, imaging the air-mucus interface, regulation of mucus clearance.
M. Sami Fadali, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. Univ. of Wyoming 1980. Control and system theory, intelligent control, variable structure control, robust control, two-dimensional systems, kinetic models of membrane channels.
Philip H. Goodman, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Care Research; M.D., UC Irvine 1980. Biological and artificial neural network computation.
James M. Henson, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D. Univ. of Arkansas 1991. Signal processing, data extraction, electromagnetics, imaging radar systems.
Kenneth W. Hunter, Jr., Professor/Chair , Department of Microbiology, Dean of the Graduate School, Vice-President for Research, Sc.D. Johns Hopkins University 1978. Biosensors and analytical instrumentation, molecular immunology and immunochemistry, microbial toxin and toxic chemical immunoassays, immunoregulation in parasitic infections.
Qizhen Li, Chemical and Materials Engineering (College of Engineering): Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Ohio State University 2004; Biomaterials and Biomechanics, bone/dental implant materials, biomedical applications of shape memory alloys and titanium alloys.
Peter E. Krumpe, Emeritus Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine Section, VA Medical Center; M.D., Emory Univ. 1969. Biophysics of mucous rheology, pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in respiratory secretions, safety and effectiveness of antibiotics in treatment of pulmonary infections, strategies for treatment of cigarette addiction.
Manoranjan Misra, Professor, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Director, Center for Mineral Bioprocessing and Remediation; Univ. Utah, 1981. Surface chemistry, bioprocessing, hydrometallurgy, environmental engineering.
Nelson G. Publicover, Professor, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. McGill Univ. 1981. Biophysics of gastrointestinal smooth muscle, mathematical modeling of electrical activity in syncytial tissues, high-rate fluorescence imaging, applications of small angle scattered X-rays, development of a soft X-ray microscope, effects of electromagnetic fields on excitable cells, biosensors, biomedical instrument design.
Yantao Shen, Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Bioinstrumentation, smart sensors and actuators for bio-systems, sensorized micro/nano systems, visual servo systems, haptic/tactile interfaces.
Terence (Terry) K. Smith, Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology; Ph.D. Monash University, 1983. Extrinsic and intrinsic (enteric) neural regulation of intestinal motility, fluorescent imaging, electrophysiology.
Vaidyanathan (Ravi) Subramanian, Chemical and Materials Engineering (College of Engineering): Photovoltaics, hydrogen generation at low and high temperatures from renewable sources, environmental remediation.
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Suk-Wah Tam-Chang, Professor, Department of Chemistry; Ph.D. UCLA, 1992. Metallobiochemistry, molecular recognition, properties and application of sensors, self-assembled microsensors, monolayers from alkanethiolate-tethered osmium and ruthenium complexes.
Eric L. Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D. Univ. California, Davis, 1995. Biomechanics of sideways falls, smart materials and composites, design of sports equipment.
Michael A. Webster, Professor, Psychology Department; Ph.D. Univ. California Berkeley, 1988. Color perception, adaptation in vision, imaging systems.
Xiaoshan zhu, Interim Director Biomedical Program, Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering), Ph.D. University of Cincinnati 2005, electroanalytical chemistry, electromechanical/opticakl immunoassay; bio-seperation; micro/nano biosensors; microfluidics; micro/nanofabrication; BioMEMS; integrated bio-analytical systems.