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BME Faculty Eilaf Ahmed
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-727-6595
Fax: 404-727-9873
Location: EU: Atwood 404
Email: eilaf1408@emory.edu

Research Areas: biomaterials, targeted imaging for early diagnostics and drug delivery, molecular engineering, nanomaterials, bio-integrated electronics

 
BME Faculty Julia E. Babensee
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-0130
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: IBB - 1315
Email: julia.babensee@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: immunology,tissue engineering, biomaterials, drug delivery, dendritic cells

Business Administrator:   Sheyil Taylor Phone:  404-385-1155
 Email:  st149@mail.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Gang Bao
Professor
Robert A. Milton Chair in Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering Distinguished Professor
Phone: 404-385-0373
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: M Building - 4100M
Email: gang.bao@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomolecular engineering, bionanotechnology, molecular imaging, molecular biomechanics

Business Administrator:   Amy Tang Phone:  404-385-7177
 Email:  amy.tang@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Thomas Barker
Associate Professor
Petit Faculty Fellow
Phone: 404-385-5039
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 2108
Email: thomas.barker@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions, ECM-directed cell differentiation in regeneration and pathogenesis, cell and molecular mechanobiology, ECM-inspired biomaterials for regenerative medicine applications

Business Administrator:   Sheyil Taylor Phone:  404-385-1155
 Email:  st149@mail.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Shannon Barker
Director of Graduate Training
Phone: 404-385-5045
Fax: 404-35-5044
Location: GT: BME-3106
Email: shannon.barker@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: pedagogical practices in biomedical engineering instruction, gene therapy, viral and cell engineering

 
BME Faculty Esfandiar "Essy" Behravesh
Director-Instructional Lab
Phone: 404-385-4254
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 0239
Email: e.behravesh@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Ravi Bellamkonda
The Wallace H. Coulter Chair
Professor
Phone: 404-385-5038
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 2116; EU: HSRB - W 242
Email: ravi@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: neural tissue engineering, targeted drug delivery for brain tumor therapy, peripheral & central nerve regeneration, electrode-brain interfaces, long circulating contrast agents, polymeric biomaterials

Business Administrator:   Kelly Rockwell Phone:  404-385-2953
 Email:  krockwell@gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Paul J. Benkeser
Senior Associate Chair
Professor
Phone: 404-894-2912
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 2115
Email: paul.benkeser@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: ultrasonic bioengineering, biomedical signal and image processing, biomedical engineering education

 
BME Faculty Mark Borodovsky
Director, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics
Regents' Professor

Chair, Department of Bioinformatics
Faculty of Biological and Medical Physics
Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Phone: 404-894-8432
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 4102 CSE - 1338
Email: borodovsky@gatech.edu

Research Areas: bioionformatics, machine learning, biological systems modeling and prediction

Business Administrator:   Jeffrey Caimano Phone:  404-385-5056
 Email:  jeffrey.caimano@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Edward A. Botchwey, III
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-5058
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: IBB - 1311
Email: edward.botchwey@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: tissue engineering and biomaterials, microvascular growth and remodeling, stem cell engineering

Business Administrator:   Donna Sibble Phone:  404-385-3830
 Email:  donna.sibble@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Robert Butera
Professor
Phone: 404-894-2935
Fax: 404-894-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3104
Email: robert.butera@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: neuromodulation of peripheral nerve activity, real-time control methods applied to electrophysiology measurements, mechanisms of temporal synchrony in neural systems, neural control of breathing

 
BME Faculty Hee Cheol Cho
Associate Professor
Phone: TBA
Fax: TBA
Location: EU: HSRB E184
Email: HeeCheol.Cho@emory.edu

Research Areas: bioengineering of cardiac pacemakers, gene and stem cell-based therapies

 
BME Faculty Michael E. Davis
Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Center for Cardiovascular Biology at Emory
Phone: 404-727-9858
Fax: 404-727-9873
Location: EU: HSRB - E 486
Email: michael.davis@bme.emory.edu

Research Areas: Cardiac regeneration, oxidative stress, protein and cell therapy, biomaterials applications

Business Administrator:   Ebony Johnson Phone:  404-727-0353
 Email:  ebony.w.johnson@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty Stephen P. DeWeerth
Associate Dean for Research & Innovation
Professor
Phone: 404-894-4738
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3107
Email: steve.deweerth@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: neuromorphic engineering, hybrid neural microsystems, modeling of biological sensorimotor systems, analog VLSI circuit design, nonlinear dynamical systems, distance learning and remote laboratories

 
BME Faculty C. Ross Ethier
Professor
Georgia Research Alliance Lawrence L. Gellerstedt, Jr. Eminent Scholar in Bioengineering
Phone: 404-385-0100
Fax: 404-894-2423
Location: GT: IBB - 2306
Email: ross.ethier@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: glaucoma

Business Administrator:   Sara Kunicki Phone:  404-385-0783
 Email:  sara.kunicki@me.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Barbara Burks Fasse
Director of Learning Sciences Innovation and Research
Phone: 404-385-0158
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 2121
Email: bfasse@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: pedagogical reform in Biomedical Engineering instruction; design, implementation, and evaluation of curricular innovation and practices; ethnographic studies of organizational and cultural patterns and systems; metacognition

Business Administrator:   Elisabeth Suto-Bardoczi Phone:  404-385-1152
 Email:  elisabeth.bardoczi@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Rudolph “Rudy” Gleason
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-7218
Fax: 404-385-1397
Location: GT: IBB - 2305
Email: rudolph.gleason@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: vascular mechanics, soft tissue growth and remodeling, and tissue engineering

 
BME Faculty Sathya Gourisankar
Professor of the Practice
Director of Biomedical Innovation and Development (BioID) Program
Phone: 404-385-1230
Fax: 404-385-1268
Location: GT: TEP 203
Email: sathya@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomaterials, pre-clinical & clinical performance of implantable biomaterials, biostability of implants in the clinical setting

 
BME Faculty Xiaoping Hu
Professor
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Imaging
Phone: 404-712-2615
Fax: 404-712-2010
Location: EU: HSRB - W 232
Email: xhu3@emory.edu

Research Areas: magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, functional MRI, image reconstruction and processing, molecular imaging

Business Administrator:   Katrina Gourdet Phone:  404-712-2730
 Email:  kgourde@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty Hanjoong Jo
Associate Chair for Emory Affairs
Professor
John and Jan Portman Professor in Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 404-712-9654
Fax: 404-727-3330
Location: EU: HSRB - E 170
Email: hanjoong.jo@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: mechanobiology and cardiovascular diseases, atherosclerosis and aortic valve disease; role of shear stress in vascular inflammation and neovascularization; in vivo siRNA delivery

Business Administrator:   Ebony Johnson Phone:  404-727-0353
 Email:  ebony.w.johnson@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty Yonggang Ke
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-712-2712
Fax: 404-727-9873
Location: EU: HSRB - E 186
Email: yonggang.ke@emory.edu

Research Areas: molecular engineering, nucleic acid self-assembly, nanomaterials, nanomedicne, targeted imaging and delivery

 
BME Faculty Shella Keilholz
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-727-2433
Fax: 404-727-9873
Location: EU: HSRB - W 230
Email: shella.keilholz@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: magnetic resonance imaging, functional MRI, neural connectivity, learning and plasticity

Business Administrator:   Ebony Johnson Phone:  404-727-0353
 Email:  ebony.w.johnson@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty Charlie Kemp
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-8192
Fax: 404-385-8109
Location: GT: 828 West Peachtree Street - 220F
Email: charlie.kemp@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: healthcare robotics, autonomous robot manipulation, human-robot interaction

Business Administrator:   Donna Sibble Phone:  404-385-3830
 Email:  donna.sibble@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Melissa Lambeth Kemp
Associate Professor
Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar
Phone: 404-385-6341
Fax: 404-385-8109
Location: GT: IBB - 1314
Email: melissa.kemp@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: redox systems biology; computational modeling of immune cell signaling

Business Administrator:   Donna Sibble Phone:  404-385-3830
 Email:  donna.sibble@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Gabriel Kwong
Assistant Professor
Phone: TBA
Fax: TBA
Location: TBA
Email: gabriel.kwong@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: My research seeks to leverage advances occurring at the scientific interfaces to address major challenges in biology and medicine, such as engineering nanoparticles for urinary monitoring of diseases and paper-based tests for global health applications.

 
BME Faculty Wilbur A. Lam MD
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-5081
Fax: 404-727-9873
Location: GT: MNB - 3135
Email: wilbur.lam@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cellular mechanics, BioMEMs/microfabrication/microfluidics, hematology (platelet and leukocyte biology, sickle cell disease, thrombosis), endothelial cell biology, cancer, pediatric medical devices and diagnostics

 
BME Faculty Michelle C. LaPlaca
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-0629
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3109
Email: michelle.laplaca@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, neural tissue engineering, injury biomechanics, neural interfacing, cognitive impairment associated with brain injury and aging

 
BME Faculty Joseph M. Le Doux
Executive Director for Learning and Student Experience
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-0632
Fax: 404-385-8109
Location: GT: BME - 2113
Email: joe.ledoux@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: gene therapy, drug resistance immunotherapy, virus and cell engineering, virus-cell interactions

 
BME Faculty Robert H. Lee
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-894-4484
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3103
Email: rhlee@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cellular neurophysiology, computer modeling of neurons

Business Administrator:   Ebony Johnson Phone:  404-727-0353
 Email:  ebony.w.johnson@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty Todd C. McDevitt
Professor
Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Professor
Petit Faculty Fellow for the Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
Director, Stem Cell Engineering Center
Phone: 404-385-6647
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: IBB -2311
Email: todd.mcdevitt@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: stem cell engineering, cell and tissue engineering, regenerative biomaterials

Business Administrator:   Sara Kunicki Phone:  404-385-0783
 Email:  sara.kunicki@me.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Wendy Newstetter
Director of Learning Sciences Research
Phone: 404-385-2531
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 3121
Email: wendy.newstetter@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cognition in biomedical engineering, learning and expertise in BME, design and evaluation of innovative learning environments

Business Administrator:   Jeffrey Caimano Phone:  404-385-5056
 Email:  jeffrey.caimano@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Richard Nichols
Professor
Chair of Applied Physiology at Georgia Tech
Phone: 404-894-3986
Fax: 404-894-9982
Location: GT: Weber - 113B
Email: trn@gatech.edu

Research Areas: Mechanisms of motor coordination: role of sensory feedback for posture and locomotion, musculoskeletal biomechanics.

 
BME Faculty Shuming Nie
The Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Professor
Director for Emory-Georgia Tech Cancer Nanotechnology Center
Phone: 404-712-8595
Fax: 404-727-3567
Location: EU: HSRB - E 116
Email: snie@emory.edu

Research Areas: BioMEMS/bionanotechnology, bioimaging and biomaterials for tissue engineering

Business Administrator:   Cynthia Lewis-Webb Phone:  404-727-9901
 Email:  clewisw@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty John Oshinski
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-727-5894
Fax: 404-712-5948
Location: EU: EUH - AG10
Email: jnoshin@emory.edu

Research Areas: cardiovascular engineering, medical imaging

 
BME Faculty Manu O. Platt
Assistant Professor
Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar
Phone: 404-385-8531
Fax: 404-385-8109
Location: GT: IBB - 1308
Email: manu.platt@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: tissue remodeling in arteries due to sickle cell disease or HIV-infection, roles of proteases in tumor metastasis, and bone marrow-derived stem cell based therapies

Business Administrator:   Donna Sibble Phone:  404-385-3830
 Email:  donna.sibble@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Steve Potter
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-2989
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3110
Email: steve.potter@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: study of learning and memory in vitro, development of more brain-like computing systems

 
BME Faculty Peng Qiu
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-1656
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME 4105
Email: peng.qiu@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: bioinformatics and computational biology, machine learning, data integration, progression analysis, single-cell analysis, and flow cytometry

 
BME Faculty James K. Rains
Design Instructor Director of BME Capstone
Phone: 404-385-0166
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3113
Email: rains@gatech.edu

Research Areas: medical device design and development design process

Business Administrator:   Elisabeth Suto-Bardoczi Phone:  404-385-1152
 Email:  elisabeth.bardoczi@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Krishnendu Roy
Professor & Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Fellow
Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Professor
Director, Immunoengineering Research Center
Phone: 404-385-6166
Fax: 404-385-5028
Location: GT: IBB - 2314
Email: krish.roy@gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomaterials, immunobioengineering, drug and gene delivery, stem cell engineering, tissue engineering

 
BME Faculty Philip J. Santangelo
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-2116
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 2107
Email: philip.santangelo@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: infectious disease, molecular imaging, nano-biophotonics, and optical microscopy

Business Administrator:   Sheyil Taylor Phone:  404-385-1155
 Email:  st149@mail.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Raja Y. Schaar
Lecturer, Design Instructor
Phone: 404-385-8532
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 0248
Email: raja@gatech.edu

Research Areas: design pedagogy, form development and human factors medical devices

 
BME Faculty Garrett B. Stanley
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Professor
BME Faculty Fellow
Phone: 404-385-5037
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3102
Email: garrett.stanley@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: neural coding, neural signal processing, sensory processing, vision and touch, neural prosthetics, estimation and control

 
BME Faculty Wei Sun
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385 1245
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: TEP 206
Email: wei.sun@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cardiovascular biomechanics, computational mechanics, device design

 
BME Faculty W. Robert Taylor MD
Professor
Phone: 404-727-8921
Fax: 404-727-3572
Location: EU: WMB - 319
Email: wtaylor@emory.edu

Research Areas: vascular biology with an emphasis on the role of vascular inflammation in the pathogenesis of hypertension, diabetes and atherosclerosis.

 
BME Faculty Johnna S. Temenoff
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-5026
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 2112
Email: johnna.temenoff@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: engineering interfaces between orthopaedic tissues, tendon and ligament tissue engineering, development of novel polymeric biomaterials

Business Administrator:   Sheyil Taylor Phone:  404-385-1155
 Email:  st149@mail.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Lena Ting
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-894-5216
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: BME - 3111
Email: lena.ting@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomechanics and neural control of movement

Business Administrator:   Ebony Johnson Phone:  404-727-0353
 Email:  ebony.w.johnson@emory.edu

 
BME Faculty Brani Vidakovic
Professor
Phone: 404-385-7246
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: Groseclose - 435
Email: brani@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: statistics

Business Administrator:   Sheyil Taylor Phone:  404-385-1155
 Email:  st149@mail.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Eberhard Voit
Professor
David D. Flanagan Chair
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Systems Biology
Phone: 404-385-5057
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 4103
Email: eberhard.voit@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomedical systems, metabolic pathways, biochemical systems theory, S-systems

Business Administrator:   Jeffrey Caimano Phone:  404-385-5056
 Email:  jeffrey.caimano@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty May Dongmei Wang
Associate Professor
Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar
Phone: 404-385-2954
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 4106
Email: maywang@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomedical informatics, biomedical image analysis, biological and medical data visualization, telemedicine

Business Administrator:   Jeffrey Caimano Phone:  404-385-5056
 Email:  jeffrey.caimano@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Younan Xia
Professor
Brock Family Chair
GRA Eminent Scholar in Nanomedicine
Phone: 404-385-3209
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: M Building 3100J
Email: younan.xia@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: nanomedicine, regenerative medicine, controlled release, molecular imaging

Business Administrator:   Denna Cummings Phone:  404-385-2054
 Email:  denna.cummings@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Ajit Yoganathan
Associate Chair for Translational Research
Regents' Professor
The Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 404-894-2849
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: TEP - 232
Email: ajit.yoganathan@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cardiovascular fluid mechanics, artificial heart valves, doppler ultrasound, MRI, blood rheology

Business Administrator:   Sandra Maffey Phone:  404-385-6528
 Email:  sandra.maffey@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Cheng Zhu
Executive Director for International Programs
J. Erskine Love Endowed Chair in Engineering
Regents' Professor
Phone: 404-894-3269
Fax: 404-385-8109
Location: GT: IBB - 3312
Email: cheng.zhu@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomechanics of cell adhesion and signaling molecules of the immune system and the vascular systems

Business Administrator:   Donna Sibble Phone:  404-385-3830
 Email:  donna.sibble@bme.gatech.edu

 
 
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BME Emeritus Faculty
Department of Biomedical Engineering: BME Clear
BME Faculty Gilda A. Barabino
Professor Emerita
Phone: 212-650-5435
Fax: 212-650-5768
Location: CUNY: Steinman Hall, Room T-142
Email: gbarabino@ccny.cuny.edu

Research Areas: sickle cell adhesion, cellular engineering, tissue engineering and bioreactors

 
BME Faculty Barbara D. Boyan
Professor Emerita
Phone: 804-828-3925
Fax: 804-828-9866
Location: VCU: West Hall - 331A
Email: bdboyan@vcu.edu

Research Areas: tissue engineering

 
BME Faculty Don P. Giddens
Dean Emeritus
Phone: 404-385-5040
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 3112
Email: don.giddens@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: fluid mechanics applied to cardiovascular disease, doppler velocimetry and ultrasound, hemodynamics

Business Administrator:   Jeffrey Caimano Phone:  404-385-5056
 Email:  jeffrey.caimano@bme.gatech.edu

 
BME Faculty Larry V. McIntire
Wallace Coulter Chair Emeritus
Phone: 404-894-5057
Fax: 404-385-5028
Location: GT: BME 1210
Email: larry.mcintire@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: bioengineering aspects of vascular biology, thrombosis, inflammatory response, and infectious disease; cellular engineering

Business Administrator:   Pat Jordan Phone:  404-385-3901
 Email:  patricia.jordan@bme.gatech.edu

 
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BME PhD Program Faculty
Department of Biomedical Engineering: BME Clear
The BME PhD Program Faculty includes all faculty members who can advise PhD students in the BME Graduate Program. Please note that all Primary Faculty members are also a part of the BME PhD Program Faculty and are not repeated below. Non-GT Program Faculty have adjunct status in BME.

BME Faculty Jeremy D. Ackerman MD
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-251-8846
Fax: 404-778-2630
Location: EU: Steiner Building - 117
Email: jdacker@emory.edu

Research Areas: medical applications for new and emerging technologies

 
BME Faculty Mark G. Allen
Senior Vice Provost for Research and Innovation
Joseph M. Pettit Professor
Regents Professor
Phone: 404-894-8884
Fax: 404-894-2776
Location: GT: MiRC 120, Carnegie Bldg - 027
Email: mallen@gatech.edu

Research Areas: micromachining, microsensor and microactuator fabrication, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

 
BME Faculty Gary Bassell
Professor
Phone: 404-727-3772,
Fax: 404-727-0570
Location: EU: Whitehead Biomedical Research Bld. 415
Email: gbassel@emory.edu

Research Areas: mechanisms of mRNA trafficking and local protein synthesis in neurons

 
BME Faculty Michael Borich, DPT
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-712-0612
Fax: NA
Location: EU: Division of Physical Therapy
Email: michael.borich@emory.edu

Research Areas: human nervous system, multimodal neuroimaging and neurostimulation

 
BME Faculty Nicholas Boulis, MD
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-727-2354
Fax: 404-217-8576
Location: EU
Email: nboulis@emory.edu

Research Areas: cellular and molecular therapies for the nervous system

 
BME Faculty Elliot Chaikof MD
Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery Harvard Medical School
Chairman, Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Phone: 617-632-9581
Fax: 617-632-9701
Location: HMS: 110 Francis Street, Suite 9F
Email: echaikof@bidmc.harvard.edu

Research Areas: biomaterials, cell transplantation, cardiovascular tissue engineering, cellular biomechanics

 
BME Faculty Young-Hui Chang
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-894-9993
Fax: 404-894-9982
Location: GT: Centennial Research Bldg - 354
Email: yh.chang@ap.gatech.edu

Research Areas: comparative biomechanics, sensorimotor integration during legged locomotion, passive dynamics during legged locomotion

 
BME Faculty Michelle R. Dawson
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-894-5192
Fax: 404-385-2713
Location: GT: ES&T - L1220
Email: mdawson@gatech.edu

Research Areas: gene delivery, stem cell engineering, cell biophysics, cancer

 
BME Faculty J. Brandon Dixon
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-3915
Fax: 404-385-1397
Location: GT: IBB - 2312
Email: brandon.dixon@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: lymphatics, lipid metabolism, biomechanics, biomedical optics, image processing, tissue engineering

 
BME Faculty Suzanne Eskin
Principal Research Scientist
Phone: 404-385-5158
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: BME - 1210
Email: suzanne.eskin@bme.gatech.edu

Research Areas: vascular biology, cardiovascular tissue engineering, gene expression of vascular cells

 
BME Faculty Baowei Fei, EngD
Associate Professor
Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar
Director of Quantitative BioImaging Laboratory (QBIL)
Phone: 404-712-5649
Fax: 404-712-5689
Location: EU: Emory Center for Systems Imaging
Email: bfei@emory.edu

Research Areas: medical imaging, qImage-guided interventions (IGI), image processing and analysis, uultimodality imaging (ultrasound/optical/PET/MRI), prostate cancer

 
BME Faculty Craig R. Forest
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-7645
Fax: 404-894-9342
Location: GT: IBB - 1310
Email: cforest@gatech.edu

Research Areas: ultra-high throughput genomics instrumentation; detection, separation, amplification of DNA; 3-D microfabrication technologies for genomics applications; and micro-lenslet arrays

 
BME Faculty Hao Gao
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-712-5694
Fax: 404-727-5611
Location: EU: Mathematics & Science Center - E414
Email: hao.gao@emory.edu

Research Areas: biomedical imaging, signal/image processing, numerical analysis, scientific computing

 
BME Faculty Andres J. Garcia
Professor
George W. Woodruff Professorship
Regents' Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 404-894-9384
Fax: 404-894-2291
Location: GT: IBB - 2310
Email: andres.garcia@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: cell adhesion to biomaterials, orthopaedic cellular and tissue engineering

 
BME Faculty Maysam Ghovanloo
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-385-7048
Fax: 404-894-4701
Location: GT: TSRB - 419
Email: mgh@gatech.edu

Research Areas: implantable microelectronic devices, wireless neural interfacing, neuroprostheses, assistive Technologies, bio-inspired microsystems, medical instrumentation, low-power analog/digital/mixed-mode integrated circuits

 
BME Faculty Robert E. Gross MD
Professor
Phone: 404-727-2354
Fax: 404-712-8576
Location: EU: WMB - 6311
Email: rgross@emory.edu

Research Areas: ablative procedures, cell therapy, deep brain stimulation, dystonia, epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, gene therapy, neurodegenerative disorders, parkinson's disease, physiology of movement disorders, restorative approaches, transplantation, tremor

 
BME Faculty Robert E. Guldberg
Professor
Director, Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
Phone: 404-894-6589
Fax: 404-894-2291
Location: GT: IBB - 1106
Email: robert.guldberg@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, biomechanics, osteoarthritis, skeletal fragility, microcomputed tomography imaging

 
BME Faculty Shawn Hochman
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-712-3131
Fax: 404-727-2648
Location: EU: 644
Email: shochman@physio.emory.edu

Research Areas: spinal cord functional systems, molecular biology

 
BME Faculty David Hu
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-894-0573
Fax: 404-894-8496
Location: GT: Love Bldg - 007
Email: hu@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: fluid mechanics: fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, biomechanics, locomotion, and physical applied mathematics

 
BME Faculty Dieter Jaeger
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-727-8139
Fax: 404-727-2880
Location: EU: Rollins Research Center - 2129
Email: djaeger@emory.edu

Research Areas: modeling of neurons and circuits in cerebellum and basal ganglia; brain slice and in vivo electrophysiology of said neurons and circuits

 
BME Faculty YongTae (Tony) Kim
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-1478
Fax: 404-385-8535
Location: GT: Marcus Nanotechnology Building - 3134
Email: yongtae.kim@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: nanomedicine, organ-on-a-chip, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, microfluidics, bioinstrumentation

 
BME Faculty Stamatios Lerakis, MD, FAHA, FACC, FASE, FASNC, FCCP
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Radiology and Imaging Sciences Director of Cardiac MRI at Emory University Hospital and Emory Clinic
Phone: 404-778-5414
Fax: 404-778-3540
Location: EU: Emory Clinic - Building A
Email: stam.lerakis@emory.org

Research Areas: cardiology, cardiovascular disease, CT scan, echocardiogram, electrocardiogram, magnetic resonance imaging

 
BME Faculty Robert Liu
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-727-5274
Fax: 404-727-2880
Location: EU: Rollins Research Center - 2131
Email: robert.liu@emory.edu

Research Areas: auditory systems neuroscience, computational neuroscience, neural coding, neuroethology, acoustic communication

 
BME Faculty Hang Lu
Professor
Phone: 404-894-8473
Fax: 404-894-4200
Location: GT: ES&T - 2228
Email: Hang.Lu@chbe.gatech.edu

Research Areas: microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip, neurobiology, cell biology, systems biology, biotechnology

 
BME Faculty Hui Mao
Professor
Phone: 404-712-0357
Fax: 404-712-5689
Location: EU: WWHC - 211
Email: hmao@emory.edu

Research Areas: imaging technologies, nanomaterial and nanotechnology

 
BME Faculty Valeria Tohver Milam
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-894-2845
Fax: 404-894-9140
Location: GT: MoSE - 3100L
Email: valeria.milam@mse.gatech.edu

Research Areas: colloid-based biomaterials and cellular supports, DNA-driven assembly

 
BME Faculty Robert M. Nerem
Professor Emeritus, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Director, Georgia Tech & Emory Center for Regenerative Medicine
Parker H. Petit Distinguished Chair for Engineering in Medicine and Institute Professor
Phone: 404-894-2768
Fax: 404-894-2291
Location: GT: Petit Institute 1305
Email: robert.nerem@ibb.gatech.edu

Research Areas: atherosclerosis, hemodynamics, vascular endothelial cells, cellular and tissue

 
BME Faculty Sai Muralidhar Padala
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-686-2511
Fax: 404-685-4888
Location: EU: Hospital Midtown
Email: murali.padala@emory.edu

Research Areas: heart valve disease, heart failure

 
BME Faculty Mark R. Prausnitz
Regents’ Professor
Love Family Professor in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Phone: 404-894-5135
Fax: 404-894-2866
Location: GT: IBB - 1312
Email: mark.prausnitz@chbe.gatech.edu

Research Areas: transdermal, ocular and intracellular delivery of drugs, vaccines, and genes; bioMEMS; ultrasound

 
BME Faculty Astrid Prinz
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-727-5191
Fax: 404-727-2880
Location: EU: Wayne Rollins Research Center - 2105
Email: astrid.prinz@emory.edu

Research Areas: biology

 
BME Faculty James M. Provenzale MD
Professor
Phone: 404-712-1052
Fax: 404-778-4296
Location: EU: WMB
Email: jmprove@emory.edu

Research Areas: applications of nanotechnology to cancer imaging and therapy; perfusion MR imaging; diffusion tensor imaging

 
BME Faculty Douglas D. Robertson Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Phone: 404-778-5834
Fax: 404-778-6250
Location: Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center - Suite 4009
Email: douglas.robertson@emoryhealthcare.org

Research Areas: musculoskeletal imaging

 
BME Faculty Christopher J. Rozell
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-7671
Fax: 404-385-5044
Location: GT: Cent - 5218
Email: crozell@gatech.edu

Research Areas: computationally motivated models of population coding in sensorineuroal systems; advanced signal processing methods for data acquisition and analysis

 
BME Faculty Khalid Salaita
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-727-7522
Fax: NA
Location: EU: Atwood 506
Email: k.salaita@emory.edu

Research Areas: biomaterials, mechanobiology, nanobiotechnology, biophysical chemistry, biosensors, imaging

 
BME Faculty Anthanassios Sambanis
Professor
Phone: 404-894-2869
Fax: 404-894-2291
Location: GT: IBB - 1306
Email: athanassios.sambanis@chbe.gatech.edu

Research Areas: tissue engineering, cellular engineering, intracellular protein trafficking and secretion, cell modeling

 
BME Faculty Ioannis Sechopoulos
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-712-2412
Fax: 404-712-5803
Location: Winship Cancer Institute (Clinic C) Suite 5018
Email: isechop@emory.edu

Research Areas: medical physics and medical imaging

 
BME Faculty Dong Moon Shin, MD, FACP
Frances Kelly Blomeyer Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Associate Director, Academic Development
Phone: 404-778-5990
Fax: 404-778-5520
Location: EU: Winship Cancer Institute, Room C30094
Email: dmshin@emory.edu

Research Areas: head and neck cancer, laryngeal cancer, lung cancer, oropharyngeal cancer, thyroid cancer

 
BME Faculty Minoru Shinohara
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-894-1030
Fax: 404-894-7593
Location: GT: 555 14th St - 1309C
Email: shinohara@gatech.edu

Research Areas: human movement control, neuromuscular physiology, neuroscience, electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), motor unit, electromyography (EMG), spinal reflex, muscle stiffness, sympathetic nerve activity, human machine interface

 
BME Faculty Sam Sober
Assistant Professor
Phone: 415-722-3276
Fax: 404-727-2880
Location: EU: Wayne Rollins Research Center - 2103
Email: samuel.j.sober@emory.edu

Research Areas: motor control, sensorimotor learning, vocal behavior

 
BME Faculty Todd Sulchek
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-1887
Fax: 404-385-8187
Location: GT: Love Bldg - 303
Email: todd.sulchek@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: atomic force microscopy, MEMs, biomechanics, adhesion, multivalent drug delivery, imaging and metrology, biosensors

 
BME Faculty Lakeshia J. Taite
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-894-8795
Fax: 404-894-2866
Location: GT: ES&T - 1220
Email: lakeshia.taite@chbe.gatech.edu

Research Areas: biomaterials, cardiovascular tissue engineering, targeted drug delivery

 
BME Faculty Xiangyang Tang
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-712-1869
Fax: NA
Location: EU: Emory Clinic Building C
Email: xiangyang.tang@emory.edu

Research Areas: CT's contract

 
BME Faculty Susan Napier Thomas
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-1126
Fax: 404-385-1397
Location: GT: IBB 2315
Email: susan.thomas@me.gatech.edu

Research Areas: bioengineering, cellular engineering, biomaterials, cancer, metastasis, immunology

 
BME Faculty Randy D. Trumbower
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-727-3065
Fax: 404-727-3065
Location: Center for Rehabilitation Medicine
Email: randy.trumbower@emory.edu

Research Areas: stroke and spinal cord injury

 
BME Faculty Alessandro Veneziani
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-727-7925
Fax: 404-727-5611
Location: EU: Mathematics & Science Center - N418
Email: ale@mathcs.emory.edu

Research Areas: computational cardiovascular mathematics, numerical methods for partial differential equations, numerical analysis

 
BME Faculty Mary Wagner
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-727-1336
Fax: 404-727-5737
Location: Emory Children’s Center - 262
Email: mary.wagner@emory.edu

Research Areas: cardiovascular development, pediatric cardiovascular disease, cellular electrophysiology and calcium handling, stem cell therapies

 
BME Faculty David W. Wright MD, FACEP
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-616-6010
Fax: 404-616-6182
Location: EU: Steiner Bldg - 112
Email: dwwrigh@emory.edu

Research Areas: neuroinjury, sports concussions, cognitive impairment, neuroprotection and neuroplasticity, medical technology development

 
BME Faculty Chunhui Xu
Associate Professor
Phone: 404-727-7774
Fax: NA
Location: EU: Room 264
Email: chunhui.xu@emory.edu

Research Areas: nanotechnology, tissue engineering, stem cell research

 
BME Faculty Young-sup Yoon
Professor of Medicine
Director of Stem Cell Biology
Phone: 404-727-8176
Fax: 404-727-3988
Location: EU: WMB 3309
Email: yyoon5@emory.edu

Research Areas: cardiovascular diseases, stem cells, tissue engineering

 
BME Faculty Lei Zhu
Assistant Professor
Phone: 404-385-3882
Fax: 404-894-3733
Location: GT: Boggs 3-85
Email: leizhu@gatech.edu

Research Areas: imaging techniques for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment guidance in radiation therapy, and nano-scale biological studies

 
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BME PKU PhD Program Faculty
Department of Biomedical Engineering: BME Clear
Please note that all BME Primary Faculty members are also a part of the BME PKU PhD Program Faculty and are not repeated below.

BME Faculty Haifeng Chen
Research Professor
Phone: +86-10-6275-4396
Fax: +86-10-6275-4396
Location: PKU
Email: haifeng.chen@pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: biomaterials, bio-nanotechnology, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

 
BME Faculty Antony K. Chen
Professor
Phone: +86-10-6276-7580
Fax: +86-10-6276-7580
Location: PKU
Email: chenak@pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: molecular imaging, cell biology

 
BME Faculty Zhifei Dai
Professor
Phone: +86-10-8252-9377
Fax: +86-10-8252-9377
Location: PKU
Email: zhfdai@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: nanomedicine, drug delivery systems, contrast agents and molecular imaging probes, theranostic agents, biosensors and bioassays

 
BME Faculty Liping Duan, MD
Professor
Phone: +86-10-8280-2825
Fax: +86-10-8280-2825
Location: PKU
Email: duanlp@bjmu.edu.cn

Research Areas: neuro-gastroenterology

 
BME Faculty Zigang Ge
Professor
Phone: +86-10-6275-6736
Fax: +86-10-6275-7545
Location: PKU
Email: gez@pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: cartilage regeneration and osteoarthritis, stem cells, biomaterials

 
BME Faculty Hongbin Han
Professor
Deputy Director of Scientific Research Department of Peking University Health Science Center
Guest Professor of Kagawa University, Japan
Phone: +86-10-6276-7580
Fax: +86-10-6276-7580
Location: PKU
Email: hanhongbin@bjmu.edu.cn

Research Areas: medical imaging, neuroscience, biomedical engineering

 
BME Faculty Changhui Li
Associate Professor
Phone: +86-10-6256-0432
Fax: +86-10-6256-0432
Location: PKU
Email: chli@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: biomedical photonics, photoacoustic tomography and sensing in biomedicine, molecular and functional imaging

 
BME Faculty Yijun Liu
Professor (Endowment pending)
Phone: +86-10-6275-2664
Fax: +86-10-6275-2664
Location: PKU
Email: yijunliu@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: functional neuroimaging, molecular & translational imaging, brain health & addiction

 
BME Faculty Zuhong Lu
Chair Professor
Phone: +86-10-6275-6160
Fax: +86-10-6275-6160
Location: PKU
Email: zuhonglu@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: biochip technology, new generation DNA sequencing, medical bioinformatics

 
BME Faculty Ying Luo
Associate Professor
Phone: +86-10-8252-9288
Fax: +86-10-8252-9288
Location: PKU: Fang-Zheng Bldg - 206
Email: yluo@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: bioconjugates, polymeric biomaterials, tissue engineering and regeneration, drug delivery

 
BME Faculty Mingliang Pu
Professor
Phone: +86-10-8280-2972
Fax: +86-10-8280-2972
Location: PKU
Email: mpu@hsc.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: visual systems

 
BME Faculty Xiao-Ping Pu
Professor
Phone: +86-10-6276-7580
Fax: +86-10-6276-7580
Location: PKU
Email: pxp123@bjmu.edu.cn

Research Areas: drug regulation of parkinson’s disease genes and proteins

 
BME Faculty Qiushi Ren
Professor
PKU-COE Endowed Chair Professor
MOE Chang-Jiang Distinguished Professor Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Phone: +86-21-6276-7113
Fax: +86-21-6276-7113
Location: PKU
Email: renqsh@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: molecular imaging, minimal invasive surgeries, neural engineering

 
BME Faculty Hongfang Sun
Director-Instructional Lab
Phone: +86-10-6276-7580
Fax: +86-10-6276-5849
Location: PKU
Email: shf@pku.edu.cn

 
BME Faculty Wenchang Tan
Professor
Phone: +86-10-6275-4244
Fax: +86-10-6275-1812
Location: PKU: Mechanics Building 501
Email: tanwch@mech.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: biomechanics, bio-fluid mechanics, mechanobiology, non-newtonian fluid mechanics

 
BME Faculty Rong Fu Wang
Professor
Director of the Department of Nuclear Medicine of Peking University Science Health Center
Phone: +86-10-8357-2594
Fax: +86-10-6655-1057
Location: PKU
Email: rongfu_wang2003@yahoo.com.cn

Research Areas: molecular and clinical nuclear medicine

 
BME Faculty Jeff Jianzhong Xi
Professor
Phone: +86-10-6276-0698
Fax: +86-10-6276-0698
Location: PKU
Email: xi@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: microRNA, siRNA and noncoding RNA, biochips

 
BME Faculty Peng Xi
Associate Professor
Phone: +86-10-6256-0432
Fax: +86-10-6256-0432
Location: PKU
Email: xipeng@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: optical nanoscopy, multiphoton microscopy, novel biomedical optical instrumentation

 
BME Faculty Wu Xiaolei
Professor
Phone: +86-10-6275-9047
Fax: +86-10-6275-9047
Location: PKU
Email: xiaolei_wu@pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: molecular microbial ecology, microbial enhanced oil recovery, environmental biotechnology, bioenergy technology

 
BME Faculty Tianyu Xie
Professor
Phone: +86-10- 6276-7405
Fax: +86-10- 6276-7405
Location: PKU
Email: tianyu_xie@coe.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: spectrum endoscope, robotic endoscope, medical imaging, and localization of medical device inside of human body.

 
BME Faculty Feng Xu, MD
Professor &
Director
Phone: +86-10-6235-6136
Fax: +86-10-6235-6136
Location: PKU
Email: Xusteven01@hotmail.com

Research Areas: medical equipment’s quality control, clinical application risk evaluation

 
BME Faculty Chang-Cheng Yin
Professor
Head of Department of Biophysics
Phone: +86-10-8280-1394
Fax: +86-10-8280-1394
Location: PKU
Email: ccyin@hsc.pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: macromolecular assemblies

 
BME Faculty Huaiqiu Zhu
Associate Professor
Phone: +86-10-6276-7261
Fax: +86-10-6276-7261
Location: PKU
Email: hqzhu@pku.edu.cn

Research Areas: bioinformatics and computational system biology

 
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