Areas of Research

The Department of Biomedical Engineering performs interdisciplinary cutting-edge research at the interface of engineering, medicine, and biological sciences. Areas of research include cellular mechanics, tissue and regenerative medicine, orthopedic biomechanics, and rehabilitation engineering. In addition to graduate students, a significant number of undergraduates participate in research projects.

Below is a listing of our active research groups:

Artificial Heart and Speech Recognition Lab

Gerald Miller, Ph.D.

Biomedical Instrumentation and Medical Imaging Laboratory

Ding-Yu Fei, Ph.D.

Bone Engineering Science and Technology Lab

Henry Donahue, Ph.D.

Cell and Matrix Biomechanics Lab

Chris Lemmon, Ph.D.

Cellular Biomechanics Laboratory

Daniel Conway, Ph.D.

Computational Physiology Lab

Seth H. Weinberg, Ph.D.

Eye and Head Tracking Labs

Paul A. Wetzel, Ph.D.

Immune-tissue Engineering Lab

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Lab

Carrie L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Orthopedic Research Lab

Jennifer S. Wayne, Ph.D.

Pulmonary Mechanbiology Lab

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Rehabilitation Technology and Haptics Lab

Dianne Pawluk, Ph.D.