Faculty by Research Area

For all that has been done, the future holds even greater promise. Working at the interface between biology and engineering, the faculty, staff, and students at the Weldon School are leading the way and pursuing creative solutions to the most difficult problems in medicine. This research integrates molecular and cellular principles with engineering science so that optimum solutions can be found, tested, and implemented — often through innovative partnerships with industry. These interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaborations are critical to advancing healthcare and improving the lives of patients.

Research at the Weldon School is focused in four Areas of Excellence. Faculty working in these areas are listed on the following pages:

The research performed at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is not only transformational for healthcare worldwide, but also for the school itself. Our faculty provide world-class expertise and expand the depth and breadth of research as well as education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Please follow links to faculty members' web pages for more detailed information.

Research Expertise Directory
For another way to find Purdue faculty who are active in particular research areas, please visit the Indiana Database of University Research Expertise (INDURE). The database can be searched by keyword or browsed by research areas.

 

Engineered Biomaterials and Biomechanics

Sarah Calve
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-1768
Jean Chmielewski
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0135
Meng Deng
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-1190
Bumsoo Han
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-5626
Sherry L. Harbin
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-6128
Taeyoon Kim
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-4797
Klod Kokini
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-5727
Dianne Little
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Julie C. Liu
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-1935
Russell Main
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0898
Eric Nauman
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-8602
Kinam Park
Showalter Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering
(765) 494-7759
Preeti M. Sivasankar
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-6628
Luis Solorio
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-2214
Lia A. Stanciu
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-3552
David H. Thompson
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0386
Pavlos Vlachos
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Yoon Yeo
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-9608

 

Imaging

Hari Bharadwaj
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-2249
Charles A. Bouman
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0340
Ji-Xin Cheng
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-4335
Shelley Claridge
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-6070
Eugenio Culurciello
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-7517
Edward J. Delp
Charles William Harrison Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-1740
Craig Goergen
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-1517
Fang Huang
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-6216
Young L. Kim
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-2445
Zhongming Liu
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-1872
Zheng Ouyang
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-2214
Vitaliy L. Rayz
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0159
Joseph Rispoli
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-6178
Thomas M. Talavage
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-5475
Yunjie Tong
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0198

 

Instrumentation

Richard B. Borgens
Mari Hulman George Professor of Applied Neuroscience, School of Veterinary Medicine
(765) 494-7600
Bradley Duerstock
Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
(765) 496-2364
Lynetta Freeman
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0339
Michael G. Heinz
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-6627
Pedro Irazoqui
Associate Head of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 586-3360
Michael R. Ladisch
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-7022
Chi Hwan Lee
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-6212
Hyowon (Hugh) Lee
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-2444
Jacqueline Linnes
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-1012
Ramses Martinez
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-0476
J. Paul Robinson
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Mark Sayles
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-8185
Riyi Shi
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-3018
George R. Wodicka
Dane A. Miller Head of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-2998
Babak Ziaie
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-0725

 

Quantitative Cellular and Systems Engineering

Charles Babbs
Continuing Lecturer
(765) 496-7584
Edward Bartlett
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-1425
Amy Brewster
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-5075
Andrew Brightman
Assistant Head of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-3537
Joaquín Goñi
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-7198
Robert E. Hannemann
Visiting Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-4079
Tamara Kinzer-Ursem
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-7330
Nan Kong
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 496-2467
Terry Powley
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-6269
Jenna L. Rickus
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-1197
David Umulis
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
(765) 494-1223