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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Biomedical Engineering 125  

Biomedical Engineering 125

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Tony Shinbrot, 113 Biomedical Engineering Building, Busch Campus (732/445-3706 or 732/445-6710)

Codirector of Graduate Program:Professor John Russell Parsons, Orthopaedics, UMDNJ, Medical Science Building, 185 S. Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, (973/972-5293)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Harold Alexander, President, Orthogen, Inc., New York; President, Academic Research and Analysis, Short Hills, New Jersey Biomechanics; biomaterials; orthopedic implant design

Ioannis Androulakis, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D, Purdue Bioinformatics, systems engineering

Nada Boustany, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bio-optics, optical imaging and microscopy

Mourad Bouzit, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; PhD., Paris Virtual reality, robotics, and MEMS

Helen M. Buettner, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Chemical and biochemical engineering; nerve regeneration

Grigore C. Burdea, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Director, Human-Machine Interface Laboratory; Ph.D., New York Medical robotics and virtual reality; biomechanics; rehabilitation

Yves Chabal, Professor of Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, and Physics, SE; Ph.D., Cornell Spectroscopy and imaging techniques

Bernard Coleman, Professor of Mathematics, SE; Ph.D., Yale
Mathematical sciences; molecular, cellular, and nanosystems bioengineering

Richard J. Contrada, Associate Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., New York
Cardiovascular psychophysiology personality, identity, and self-regulation; prevention of and adaptation to chronic disease

William Craelius, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Northwestern
Cardiac and neural electrophysiology

Stephen Danforth, Professor of Ceramic and Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Brown Membrane biophysics; cellular mechano-electric systems; prosthetics; rehabilitation engineering

Gary M. Drzewiecki, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Circulatory system dynamics; noninvasive hemodynamics; chaos and fractals

Michael G. Dunn, Associate Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Tissue engineering for tendons/ligaments, resorbable biomaterials, wound healing, biomaterials

Stanley M. Dunn, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Maryland; Ph.D., Free University of Amsterdam
Quantitative radiography; bone densitometry; image analysis microscopy

Sandra J. England, Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Dartmouth
Neonatal development of respiratory control system

Charles Gatt, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS

Herbert M. Geller, Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve
Cellular mechanisms of neurotransmission

Abdullah N. Guzelsu, Associate Professor of Biomechanics, UMDNJ-SOM; Ph.D., Princeton
Biomechanics; bone; electromechanical properties of tissues

Marianthi Ierapetritou, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Northeastern Process systems engineering, optimization

Joseph Kedem, Associate Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Hebrew (Israel)
Quantitative relation between cardiac function and metabolism

Johannes Khinast, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Graz (Austria) Modeling, complex systems, bioreactions, catalysis

Sobin Kim, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Columbia DNA sequencing, genotyping and haplotyping, disease gene discovery

Joachim B. Kohn, Professor of Chemistry, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science
Interaction of living cells with artificial surfaces

John B. Kostis, Professor and Chairperson of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS, and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; M.D., Athens
Cardiovascular diseases and hypertension

Eileen Kowler, Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Maryland
Eye movements and visual information processing

Noshir A. Langrana, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Cornell
Spinal mechanics; fracture fixation; knee joint; kinematics

Richard Lehman, Professor of Neurosurgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Temple Parkinson's disease and seizure disorders

John K.-J. Li, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular dynamics; biomedical instrumentation

Jianjie Ma, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Molecular, cellular, and nanosystems bioengineering

Adrian Mann, Assistant Professor of Ceramic and Materials Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Oxford
Nanotechnology; biomaterials and tissue engineering

Dinos Mavroidis, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Paris Design and controls

Dimitris Metaxas, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science, SE; Ph.D., Toronto
Computational bioengineering; biomedical imaging

Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou, Professor and Chairperson of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Syracuse
Visual pattern recognition; neural networks; digital signal processing

Prabhas V. Moghe, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Minnesota
Matrix microarchitecture, tissue engineering, cell-biomaterials interactions

Gary Nackman, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Vascular Surgery Research, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Albany Medical College
Biomaterials and tissue engineering

Judith A. Neubauer, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Neuromodulation of central neurons

Richard Nowakowski, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Harvard
Brain development, stem/progenitor cell proliferation, neurogenesis, mathematical models

Patrick O'Connor, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Columbia
Biomaterials and tissue engineering

Thomas V. Papathomas, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Columbia
Motion, depth, and texture perception; visual pattern recognition

John R. Parsons, Professor of Orthopaedics, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Biomechanics; biomaterials; orthopedic implant design; articular cartilage injury and biomechanics

E. Diane Rekow, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Orthodontics, UMDNJ-NJDS; Ph.D., D.D.S., Minnesota
Machinable ceramics; CAD/CAM for dental applications

John Ricci, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, UMDNJ-NJMS; Ph.D., UMDNJ
Cell and tissue response to biomaterials and implantable biomedical devices

Alvin J. Salkind, Professor of Surgery/Bioengineering, UMDNJ-RWJMS, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; D.Ch.E., Polytechnic Institute of New York
Physiological sensors and stimulators; pacemakers; catheters

Kathryn Scarbrough, Visiting Professor, SE; Ph.D., Maryland
Integrative systems physiology

John Semmlow, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE, and Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Illinois Neural control of eye movements; noninvasive detection of coronary artery disease

Troy Shinbrot, Associate Professor, SE; Ph.D., Maryland
Computational bioengineering; biomedical imaging

George K. Shoane, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Visual control models; early visual processing, machine vision applications

David Shreiber, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Tissue engineering; injury biomechanics, nerve regeneration

Frederick H. Silver, Professor of Pathology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Biomaterials; connective tissue structure and mechanics

Patrick Sinko, Professor of Pharmaceutics, EMSP; Ph.D., Michigan
Pharmacokinetics

Silvina Tomassone, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SE; PhD., Northeastern Interfacial phenomena, spreading, surfactant dynamics, nanoparticle dynamics

Kathryn Uhrich, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Cornell
Biopolymer synthesis

William C. Van Buskirk, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, NJIT; Ph.D., Stanford Bone mechanics; vestibular mechanics

Yehuda Vardi, Professor of Statistics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Cornell Positron emission tomography; operations research; applied probability and industrial statistics

Harvey R. Weiss, Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Duke
Circulatory and cardiac physiology

Joseph Wilder, Research Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania Human visual perception

Martin Yarmush, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rockefeller; M.D., Yale Tissue engineering, metabolic engineering, genomics and proteomics, stem-cell bioengineering

Mark C. Zimmerman, Group Leader, Physical and Analytical Characterization, Johnson & Johnson; Ph.D., Rutgers Orthopedic biomaterials and biomechanics, acoustic microscopy

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, Professor of Vision Sciences, SUNY (College of
Optometry); Ph.D., California (Berkeley) Clinical and research aspects of visual function and oculomotor control

Robert D. Harten, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Orthopaedic biomechanics; bone repair; distraction osteogenesis, acoustic microscopy, tissue engineering

Robert M. Olson, Associate Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Pennsylvania Wound healing; burns; collagen; synthetic skin; epithelialization

Steve Petrucelli, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rutgers
Design of microcomputer base; analytical instrumentation

Adjunct Members of the Graduate Faculty

Glen Atlas, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Rutgers
Cardiovascular bioengineering

Carey Glass, President, CG Medical, EMSP; B.S., New York Prosthetic materials and devices

George S. Tzanakos, Visiting Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Syracuse
Positron emission tomography (PET): R&D of new PET scanners and detectors, image reconstruction


 
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