High Tech with a Human Touch
Biomedical Engineering Faculty
Faculty and Staff
Fred Ham, Ph.D., neural networks, biosensors, bio-signal processing.
Samuel Kozaitis, Ph.D., automated feature extraction, image processing.
Kunal Mitra, Ph.D., short pulse laser based systems for biomedical imaging and therapy of cancer/ tumor, bio-heat transfer modeling, radiation transport modeling, ablation of hard and soft tissues, nanobiosensors for cellular interrogation.
Razvan Rusovici, Ph.D., modeling of hard and soft biological tissue behavior under static and dynamic loading, development of instrumentation for electromyography studies.
Veton Kepuska, Ph.D., human-machine interaction and communication, speech recognition.
Mehmet Kaya, Ph.D., Ultrasound imaging and therapeutics, cardiac and vascular mechanics, biomedical signal processing, bio-sensors and biomedical instrumentation, electrophysiology, computer modeling for diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
Universtiy Professor of Engineering
Larry L. Hench, Ph.D., Third generation bioactive materials, including bioactive materials for regenerative medicine, load bearing orthopaedic and dental devices, intelligent wound care systems, and materials for sports medicine repair and reconstruction; Medical photonics, including laser and bio-Raman based cancer detection and therapeutics, human cell based-screening for toxicology, pharmaceutical and biomaterials screening, and patient specific diagnosis and therapy analyses.
Ross Davis, MD, Neurophysiologist and Neurosurgeon, application of stimulator(s) to the central and peripheral nervous system to restore neurological function following stroke, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and intractable pain.
Clinical University Professor
David Weldon, MD, Internist and former US Congressman, Lecturer in human physiology and biomedical engineering applications in clinical medicine, health policy and government relations.