Faculty and Advisors

                 

Directory

This page lists faculty members who are conducting research in bioengineering and graduate advisors in departments that offer courses on bioengineering topics.

Faculty

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Name and Title
Contact
Research
Mary BakerMary Baker, Ph.D.
Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.0065
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Neuroimaging and Cognition
  • Medical Image Processing
Jerzy BlawzdziewiczJerzy Blawzdziewicz, Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Director of Graduate Studies, and Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.0496
  • Theoretical & Numerical Descriptions of Complex Materials Ranging From:
    • Colloidal Suspensions
    • Functional Nanocomposite Membranes
    • Metallic Glasses
    • Soft Biological Matter
Jo Woon ChongJo Woon Chong, Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.8392
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Identification and Modeling of Physiological Systems
  • Non-Invasive Physiological Monitoring
  • Home Monitoring of Health and Disease
  • Wireless Communication and Networks
Ming ChyuMing Chyu, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor and Coordinator of M.Eng. Healthcare Engineering Option
ME
Email
Website
806.834.8982
  • Healthcare Engineering
  • Thermal Fluid Sciences
  • Energy Systems
Tim DallasTim Dallas, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Graduate School and Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.6856
  • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Nanocoatings
  • Wireless Medical Devices
Dongping DuDongping Du, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
IE
Email
Website
806-834-7388
  • Computer simulation and optimization
  • Biomedical informatics and computational cardiology
  • Complex systems monitoring, modeling and control
  • Big data analytics for large-scale complex systems in healthcare
  • Quality engineering and applied statistics
Stephen Ekwaro-OsireStephen Ekwaro-Osire, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.1308
  • Engineering Design
  • Vibrations
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Engineering Education
Harvinder Singh GillHarvinder Singh Gill, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Whitacre Endowed Chair of Science and Engineering
CHE
Email
Website
806.834.3682
  • Micro− & Nano−Systems for Drug & Vaccine Delivery
  • Bio−Nanomaterials
  • Mucosal Vaccination
  • Immunomodulation
Zhaoming HeZhaoming He, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.7480
  • Heart−Valve Tissue Mechanics
  • Cardiovascular Mechano−Biology
  • Cardiovascular Medical Devices
Fazle HussainFazle Hussain, Ph.D.
President's Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Science, Senior Adviser to the President, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ME
Email
Website
806.834.7805
  • Vortex dynamics, turbulence, and measurement techniques
  • Coherent structures in fluid turbulence
  • Holography
  • Flow noise and flow control
  • Cardiovascular dynamics
  • Modeling cancer growth
  • Nanomedicine and nanotechnology
Rajesh KhareRajesh Khare, Ph.D.
Professor
CHE
Email
Website
806.834.0449
  • Atomistic and Mesoscopic Simulations
  • Thermomechanical Properties of Crosslinked Polymers and their Nanocomposites
  • Rheology of Complex Fluids
  • Membrane Separation
Jungkyu (Jay) KimJungkyu (Jay) Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.6106
  • High-throughput gene/protein analysis
  • Biosensor and Bioelectronics
  • Programmable microfluidic platform
  • Point-of-Care diagnostics
  • Cell and Tissue engineering and Biomechanics
Golden KumarGolden Kumar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.8123
  • Bio-inspired structures in metals
  • Materials properties at multiple scales: effect of size and structure
  • Unconventional nano-fabrication techniques
  • Environmental and health issues related to processing of nano-materials
Carla LacerdaCarla Lacerda, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CHE
Email
Website
806.834.4089
Wei LiWei Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CHE
Email
Website
806.834.2209
  • Responsive LbL nanofilms
  • Cell capture and release
  • Cell microenvironments, soft materials, exosomes
  • Biomedical microdevices
Changzhi LiChangzhi Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.8682
  • Doppler radar for biomedical and structural health monitoring
  • CMOS RF and analog circuits
  • Microwave circuits
Donald LieDonald Lie, Ph.D.
Keh-Shew Lu Regents Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.2440
  • Low−Power RF/Analog Integrated Circuits & System−on−a−Chip (SoC) Design and Test
  • Interdisciplinary Research on Medical Electronics, Biosensors, & Biosignal Processing
Timothy MatisTimothy Matis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
IE
Email
Website
806.742.3543
  • Operations Research
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Queuing Theory
  • Ad-hoc Communication Networks
  • Conceptual Learning Theories and Virtual Learning Environments
Kayleigh MillerickKayleigh Millerick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CECE
Email
Website
806.834.0370
  • Redox transformation of aquatic organic micropollutants
  • Treatment of contaminants adsorbed to activated carbon
  • Microbiology and microbially-mediated transformations; bioremediation
Sunanda MitraSunanda Mitra, D.Sc.
Horn Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.8074
  • Image Processing
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Medical Imaging
  • Compression
Hanna MoussaHanna Moussa, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.6271
  • Radiation safety and control
  • Dose and risk assessment
  • Radiation protection and detection
  • Radiation transport and modeling
  • Radiation shielding
  • Space radiation
  • Nuclear and radiological instrumentations
Chongzheng NaChongzheng Na, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
CECE
Website
806.834.3597
Brian NutterBrian Nutter, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.6410
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Embedded Systems
Ranadip PalRanadip Pal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
ECE
Email
Website
806.834.8631
  • Genomic Signal Processing
  • Stochastic Modeling & Control
  • Computational Biology
  • Image Processing
Patrick PattersonPatrick Patterson, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.E.
Professor
IE
Email
Website
806.742.3543
  • Biomechanics
  • Physical Ergonomics
  • Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
Jingjing (Jenny) QiuJingjing (Jenny) Qiu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.8076
  • Modeling & Simulation of Micro/Nano Flow
  • Multiscale Composites
  • Biological Materials
Craig SnoeyinkCraig Snoeyink, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
ME
Email
Website
806.834.0539
  • Microfluidics
  • Micro-Particle Tracking Velocimetry and Particle Image Velocimetry
  • Super-Resolution Imaging
  • Biomedical Imaging
Siva A. VanapalliSiva A. Vanapalli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Bill Sanderson Faculty Fellow
CHE
Email
Website
806.834.1757
  • Microfluidics
  • Fluid mechanics of drops, polymer solutions and cells
  • Tumor cell mechanics and cancer diagnostics
  • Devices for drug screening
  • Devices for C. elegans biology
Changxue XuChangxue Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
IE
Email
Website
806.742.3543
  • Rheology of biopolymer solutions/cell suspensions
  • Fabrication of microspheres/nanofibers
  • 3D bioprinting of living cells/tissues
  • 3D printing of functional materials
  • Electrohydrodynamic jet printing
James YangJames Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Ed and Linda Whitacre Faculty Fellow
ME
Email
Website
806.834.6746
  • Biomechanics and bio-inspired systems
  • Robotics and multibody dynamic systems
  • Human modeling and simulation
  • Human locomotion
  • Slips and falls
  • Spine biomechanics
  • Human-centric design
  • Healthcare engineering

 

Advisors

Chemical Engineering

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Name
Title
Contact
Rajesh Khare
Rajesh Khare, Ph.D.
Professor
Email
806.834.0449
LC 212

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Name
Title
Contact
Stephen Bayne
Stephen Bayne, Ph.D.
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Professor
Email
806.834.0526
ECE 111
Jackie Charlebois
Jackie Charlebois
Supervisor, Graduate Admissions
Email
806.834.0333
ECE 224

Industrial Engineering

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Name
Title
Contact
Jennifer Cross
Jennifer Cross, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Graduate Committee Chair
Email
806.742.3543
IE 201B
Ismael Regis de Farias Jr.
Ismael Regis de Farias Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Graduate Advisor
Email
806.742.3543
IE 201N
Milton Smith
Milton Smith, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor

Graduate Distance Education
Email
806.742.3543
IE 201F

Mechanical Engineering

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Name
Title
Contact
Jerzy Blawzdziewicz
Jerzy Blawzdziewicz, Ph.D.
Associate Chair
Director of Graduate Studies
Professor
Email
806.834.0496
ME 111