Ghassan Kassab

Ghassan Kassab

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Surgery, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Chair


Phone: +1 (317) 274-8337

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
635 Barnhill Drive, MS 2069
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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  • BS, Chemical Engineering, University of California - San Diego, 1986
  • MS, Engineering Sciences, UCSD, 1987
  • PhD, Bioengineering, UCSD, 1990

Research Interests

  • Vascular networks
  • Biomechanics of cardiovascular systems
  • Coronary circulation in health and disease
  • Tissue remodeling
  • Tissue engineering
  • Simulation of complex biological systems