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Graduate Program Faculty and Their Research Interests

Rutgers/Industry/RWJMS

Name (link)/Affiliation

Current Research Interests

Glenn Amatucci

RU-SoE-MSE

Energy storage devices and materials, micro-batteries, nanomaterials

Ioannis (Yannis) Androulakis

RU-SoE-BME

Systems biology, transcription, inflammation

Helen Berman

RU-SAS-Chemistry

Bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, biophysics

Francois Berthiaume

RU-SoE-BME

Regenerative medicines, metabolic engineering, liver, stem cells for skin and wounds

Nada Boustany

RU-SoE-BME

Optical imaging, microscopy, cell death

Kenneth Breslauer

RU-SAS-Chemistry

DNA-drug interactions, biothermodynamics, drug designs

Helen Buettner

RU-SoE-BME

Neural circuitry, kinetics, microscopy, microfabrication

Grigore Burdea

RU-SoE-ECE

Virtual reality in medicine and rehabilitation, robotics, biomechanics

Li Cai

RU-SoE-BME

Tissue engineering, stem cells, retinal cells

William Craelius

RU-SoE-BME

Cellular electromechanical transduction, membrane biophysics, prosthetic devices, and rehabilitation engineering

Stephen Danforth

RU-SoE-MSE

Powder processing science for advanced structural and functional ceramics, rapid prototyping, nano-sized powders

Shabbar Danish

RWJMS-Surgery

Pattern Recognition; deep brain stimulation surgery

Gary Drzewiecki

RU-SoE-BME

Cardiovascular system, noninvasive blood pressure

Michael Dunn

RWJMS-Orthopedic Surgery

Tissue engineering of tendons and ligaments, resorbable biomaterials, wound healing

Richard Ebright

RU-SAS-Chemistry

Structure, mechanism, and regulation of transcription complexes; small-molecule inhibitors of transcription; single-molecule imaging

Laura Fabris

RU-SoE-MSE

Synthesis, characterization and controlled hybrid nanomaterials, imaging, biosensing and drug delivery

Bonnie Firestein

RU-SAS-Cell Biology/Neuro

Dendrite branching in forebrain and spinal cord neurons

David Foran

RWJMS-Pathology

Imaging; telemedicine; bioinformatics; pattern recognition; computer assisted diagnosis

Ramsey Foty

RWJMS-Surgery

Self-Assembly in embryonic development and tissue engineering

Joseph Freeman

RU-SoE-BME

Repair of musculoskeletal tissues; biomechanics; tissue engineering

Shridar Ganesan

RWJMS-Medicine/Pharmacology

Biology of breast cancer subtypes

Marc Gartenberg

RWJMS-Pharmacology

Nuclear organization of DNA; chromosome structure; yeast plasmid segregation

Charles Gatt

RWJMS-Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine; Knee Biomechanics

Panagiotis (Panos) Georgopoulos

RWJMS-EOHSI

Environmental chemical engineering; turbulent transport; reactive flows

Martin Grumet

RU-SAS-Ctr Collab Neuroscience

Molecular mechanisms of cell adhesion in the nervous system

Zhixiong Guo

RU-SoE-MAE

Heat Transfer, Laser-Material (Tissue), Microscale Phenoma, Numerical Modeling

Ilker Hacihaliloglu

RU-SoE-BME

Medical image processing and analysis, Image guided surgery and therapy systems, Computer assisted orthopaedic surgery

Marianthi Ierapetritou

RU-SoE-CBE

Process operations involving scheduling, planning and supply-chain management comprising of deterministic and stochastic approaches

Doyle Knight

RU-SoE-MAE

Modeling bioresponse and drug binding/release to polymeric biomaterials

Joachim Kohn

RU-SAS-Ctr for Biomaterials

Novel biomaterials design, orthopaedic and cardiovascular biomaterials, drug delivery, polymeric implants

Eileen Kowler

RU-SAS-Psychology

Eye movement planning with visual and cognitive processes such as attention, perception & memory.

Noshir Langrana

RU-SoE-BME/MAE

Biomechanics, joint injury, stem cells

Michael Lewis

RWJ-Pediatrics

Autism, child development, brain dyanamic, MRI scans

KiBum Lee

RU-SAS-Chemistry

Nanobiomaterials, Biosensors, Chemical/functional Genomics

Kang Li

RU-SoE-ISE

Biomechanics, Orthopaedics, Medical Imaging
Patient Safety, Healthcare System

John K-J Li

RU-SoE-BME

cardiac and vascular mechanics, biomedical sensors, bioelectronics, controlled drug delivery, ultrasound, myocardial, cerebral and spinal cord ischemia, hemodynamics of hypertension, aging and stroke

Tim Maguire

RU-SoE-BME

Tissue Engineering; medical devices; systems engineering

Adrian Mann

RU-SoE-MSE/BME

Nanomaterials, dental materials

Bozena Michniak-Kohn

RU-SAS-Ctr for Biomaterials

Topical and Transdermal Drug Delivery

Prabhas Moghe

RU-SoE-BME/CBE

Stem cells, nanobiomaterials, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, skin/wound healing

Sanjeeva Murthy

RU-SAS-Ctr for Biomaterials

Structure-property relationships; polymer processing and characterization; and  x-ray and neutron scattering

Fernando Muzzio

RU-SoE-CBE

Pharmaceutical engineering; chaos & mixing of viscous fluids; mixing & segregation of powders

Vikas Nanda

RU/RWJMS-CABM

Computer modeling; bioinformatics and design of biomaterials; therapeutics

Alexander Neimark

RU-SoE-CBE

Molecular modeling of nanoscale processes and materials; thermodynamics and transport in CBE

Judith Neubauer

RWJMS-Office Of Acad Affairs

Neurobiology of respiratory control; neuronal responses to hypoxia and CO2

Ronke Olabisi

RU-SoE-BME

Tissue repair, regenerative medicine for injury and disease

Wilma Olson

RU-SAS-Chemistry

Theoretical studies of nucleic acid structure and properties, molecular biophysics

Thomas Papathomas

RU-SAS-Psychology

Vision research, brain dynamics, 2/3-D modeling, cognition

Mark Pierce

RU-SoE-BME

Optical imaging for cancer

Richard Riman

RU-SoE-MSE

Hydrothermal synthesis; mixed-ness-modulated solid-state synthesis; reactive atmosphere sol-gel synthesis; biomaterials

Charles Roth

RU-SoE-BME/CBE

Tissue engineering, gene-based probes, signal transduction

Jerry Scheinbeim

RU-SoE-CBE

Polymer electroprocessing, structure-electroactive properties relationships in electroactive polymeric materials; ferroelectric, peizoelectric, pyroelectric materials

Rene Schloss

RU-SoE-BME

Manipulation of cellular responses for applications in biotechnology, bioengineering and medicine

Troy Shinbrot

RU-SoE-BME/CBE

Self-assembly, mixing, chaos, modeling

George Shoane

RU-SoE-BME

Visual motor control, eye/hand movements, biocontrols

David Shreiber

RU-SoE-BME

CNS repair, biomechanics, BioMEMS, tissue engineering, stem cells

Frederick Silver

RWJMS-Pathology/Lab Medicine

Soft tissue microstructure structure and mechanics, viscoelasticity, biomaterials

Patrick Sinko

RU-Pharm-Pharmaceutics

Drug delivery and targeting, biopharmaceutics, polymeric scaffolds and ligand design

Stavroula Sofou

RU-SoE-BME/CBE

Biomembranes, drug delivery, tissue engineering

Paul Takhistov

RU-SAS-Food Science

Nonthermal food processing; biofilms, biosensors, nanotechnology

Jay Tischfield

RU-SAS-Genetics

Large scale genetics, complex human diseases

M. Silvina Tomassone

RU-SoE-CBE

Molecular dynamics, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of fluids, self assembly and dynamics of surfactants

Kathryn Uhrich

RU-SAS-Chemistry

Microfabrication, nerve repair, polymer synthesis, polymer-cell interfaces

Joseph Wilder

RU-SoE-ECE

Human and machine vision with emphasis on biometrics, vision-based biomedical instrumentation, and multimodal human/machine interaction

Martin Yarmush

RU-SOE-BME/CBE

Differentiation of stem cells, tissue engineering, cancers, traumatic brain injury

Jeffrey Zahn

RU-SoE-BME

BioMeMS, microfluidics, tissue engineering

 


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