Joanne M. Belovich, Ph.D., University of Michigan. Director, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Engineering. Transport properties of bone tissue, algae bioprocessing.
Margot S. Damaser, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco. Co-Director at the Cleveland Clinic. Biological and mechanical concept of the urinary bladder; Computer modeling; Salient features of pelvic floor disorders; Mechanisms of incontinence in diabetes.
Randolph M. Setser, D.Sc., Washington University. Cleveland Clinic Program Director. Cardiac mechanics and image processing of cardiac MRI and CT images.
Jay L. Alberts, Ph.D., Arizona State University. Structure-function relationships within the central nervous system and the upper extremities. Present studies of patients with Parkinsonís disease (PD) determines the role of the basal ganglia in movement control and unilateral deep brain stimulation provides long-term bilateral motor benefits.
Adam J. Bartsch, Ph.D. , Case Western Reserve University. Traumatic neuromechanics engineer specializing in the study of head, neck and spine injuries.
Boris Bershadsky, Ph.D., Orthopaedics outcomes research and the development of cost-effective large-scale data collection systems integrated into clinical process.
Anthony Calabro, Ph.D., West Virginia University. Structure, function and metabolism of hyaluronan and aggrecan in normal, malignant and arthritic tissues.
George Chatzimavroudis, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. Cardiovascular fluid mechanics; Heart valve disease; Computational fluid dynamics; Cardiovascular Imaging; Magnetic resonance imaging.
William J. Davros, Ph.D., ABMP(D), University of Wisconsin-Madison. Medical physics, fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT) and angiography used in radiology, gastroenterology, cardiology and orthopaedic surgery.
Kathleen A. Derwin, Ph.D., The University of Michigan. Tendon and ligament mechanobiology; Tissue engineering.
Stephen M. Dombrowski, Ph.D, Boston University. Pediatric and congenital neurosurgery.
Stephen F. Duffy, Ph.D., P.E., The University of Akron. Engineering mechanics; Structural reliability; ASTM/ISO standards on weibull analysis.
Ahmet Erdemir, Ph.D. , The Pennsylvania State University. Simulation-based medicine, computational modeling, musculoskeletal biomechanics, tissue and cell mechanics.
Peter Evans, M.D., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Orthopaedic surgery;Shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, peripheral nerve.
Stephen D. Fening, Ph.D., Ohio University. Orthopaedic device development, cartilage injury modeling and biomechanics of the knee and shoulder.
Aaron Fleischman, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Biomedical applications of microelectromechanical systems (BioMEMS); Miniature ultrasonic transducers; Biotelemetry; Microfluidics; Cell sorting; Surface modification of materials.
Jorge E. Gatica, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo. Reaction Engineering, Thermodynamics, and Transport Phenomena in Brain Tissue; Modeling of Metabolic Pathways; Process Modeling in Biofuels Processing.
Zhiqiang Gao, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. Systems and control technology.
A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil., Oxford University. Orthopaedic research and medical devices.
Bahman Ghorashi, Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Non-Newtonian fluid flow; Flow modeling; imaging; Flow visualization.
Sandra Halliburton, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. MR and CT imaging physics; Coronary artery disease; Contrast agent dynamics; Diagnostic cardiac imaging.
Nolan B. Holland, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Antifreeze protein for cryogenic cell preservation; Protein-directed mineral growth; Biomaterial surface characterization; Mechanics of single biomolecules.
Chandra Kothapalli, Ph.D., Clemson University & Medical University of South Carolina. Vascular and neural tissue engineering, applied microfluidics, biologically inspired materials, nanotechnology in biomedicine and biomaterials.
Isador H. Lieberman, M.D., M.B.A., University of Toronto, Canada. Biomechanics of spinal implants; Robotics for spinal surgery and disc replacement technologies; Clinical outcomes in spinal surgery.
Jingzhi Liu, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Neuroimaging (MRI, fMRI, EEG, and MEG); Biophysics of the neuromuscular system; Development of new techniques and methods for study of the neuromuscular system.
Mark G. Luciano, M.D., Ph.D. University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Pathophysiology; diagnosis and treatment of hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy/spasticity; technology in monitoring treatment of hydrocephalus and low blood flow.
Rolf Lustig, Ph.D.Ruhr-University Bochum. Thermodynamics; Statistical Mechanics; Molecular Simulations.
Edward V. Maytin, Ph.D., University of Rochester. Structure and function of normal and diseased tissues; Skin and wound healing; Tissue engineering of artificial skin.
Robert F. McLain, M.D., University of California, Davis. Spine and trabecular bone biomechanics; Implant design and testing; Biomechanics of vertebral reconstruction; Dorsal root ganglion histomorphology; Neuropeptide pathophysiology; Fusion physiology and augmentation using stem cell harvest.
Carl McMillin, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Biomaterials and biocompatibility; Rubber fatigue; Spinal implants; Orthopedic and cardiovascular implant design.
Ronald J. Midura, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Regulation of bone and cartilage formation.
Marc Steven Penn, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Left ventricle remodeling following myocardial infarction.
Erik P. Pioro, M.D., Ph.D., University of Oxford, U.K. Neuroscience research with (MRI) magnetic resonance imaging techniques, including proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the study of neurodegeneration in the brain with (MND) motor neuron disease.
Majid Rashidi, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Machine system design; Machine component design; Design for manufacturing; Smart journal bearings with controllable radial clearance; Analysis of elastohydrodynamic lubrication regime
Walid I. Saliba, M.D., American University of Beirut Medical School. Cardiac electrophysiology and pacing, including catheter ablation of various arrhythmias, implantation of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators and extraction of implanted pacemaker and ICD leads using laser technology.
Paul Schoenhagen, M.D., F.A.H.A., TKarls-Universitaet, Germany. Cardiovascular imaging; diagnostic radiology, CT and MRI for atherosclerosis.
Dhananjai B. Shah, Ph.D., Michigan State University. Adsorption and diffusion in porous materials; Transport phenomena in biomedical systems.
William A. Smith, D.Eng., Cleveland State University. Nonpulsatile blood pump technology; Total artificial heart development; Mechanical fragility of red blood cells.
Orhan Talu, Ph.D., Arizona State University. Adsorption and diffusion in living systems; Thermodynamics of Adsorption; Adsorptive Natural Gas Storage; Numerical Methods; Molecular Simulations; Separation Processes.
Surendra N. Tewari, Ph.D., Purdue University. Materials processing; Correlation between microstructure and properties.
Sridhar Ungarala, Ph.D., Michigan Technological University. Process systems engineering.
Amit Vasanji, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University. Confocal/wide field image acquisition and associated experimental design for micro-CT systems.
Kai Wang, Ph.D., Medicine Faculty of Catholic University of Leuven. Vascular repair process following injury; Study and design of optimal gene delivery system for the treatment of restenosis after pecutaneous coronary intervention.
P.Stephen Williams, Ph.D., University of Wales. Development of quadrupole magnetic field-flow fractionation and related techniques for separation and characterization of biological cells and particulate materials.
Ping Xia, Ph.D., University of Virginia. Medical physics, image guided radiation therapy, and intensity-modulated radiation therapy.
Siu-Tung Yau, Ph.D., University of Illinois. Biosensors, biofuel cells, Molecular electronics
Guang Yue, Ph.D., University of Iowa. Neural control of movements; Neuroimaging.