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Biomedical and Chemical

Biomedical and Chemical

Engineering and Sciences

Biomedical And Chemical Engineering And Sciences Faculty

Professors

Ted A. Conway, Ph.D., biomedical imaging, biomechanics, rehabilitative engineering, viscoelastic and viscoplastic mechanics.

Julia E. Grimwade, Ph.D., DNA replication, DNA-protein interactions, bacterial cell cycle control, antibiotic discovery.

Linxia Gu, Ph.D., structure-function relationship of artery, brain, and eye; bioresorbable stent optimization; computational biomechanics; biomaterial testing and design

D. Andrew Knight, Ph.D., inorganic chemistry, catalysis, bioinorganic chemistry, biodefense applications, green chemistry.

Alan C. Leonard, Ph.D., molecular biology, microbial growth control, DNA replication, superhelicity and methylation as regulators of DNA bioreactivity, DNA-protein interactions.

Yi Liao, Ph.D., photochemical processes, reversible photoreactions under visible light, photoresponsive polymers, photo-controlled catalysis.

Kunal Mitra, Ph.D., short pulse laser-based systems, biomedical imaging, therapy of cancer/tumor, bio-heat transfer modeling, radiation transport modeling, ablation of hard and soft tissues, nanobiosensors, cellular interrogation.

Nasri A. Nesnas, Ph.D., bioorganic chemistry.

Manolis M. Tomadakis, Ph.D., analytical and numerical studies of transport, reaction and nuclear magnetic resonance in porous, composite and biological media; materials characterization through computer simulations.

Rudolf J. Wehmschulte, Ph.D., materials and organometallic chemistry.

Kurt Winkelmann, Ph.D., chemical and nanotechnology education, physical chemistry, photochemistry, nanomaterial synthesis, environmental chemistry

Associate Professors

Boris B. Akhremitchev, Ph.D., single-molecule techniques, protein–ligand interactions, hydrophobic interactions, protein aggregation, atomic force microscopy, force spectroscopy, physical and biophysical chemistry.

Monica H. Baloga, Ph.D., bioorganic chemistry, physical organic chemistry.

Christopher A. Bashur, Ph.D., cardiovascular tissue engineering, scaffold fabrication and characterization, cell-microenvironment interactions, modulating graft-induced host response.

James R. Brenner, Ph.D., self-assembly or aggregation of nanomaterials; 3D printing of biological scaffolding, solid rocket fuel and metals; combined cyclic fatigue and cryogenic embrittlement under controlled atmospheres.

Alan B. Brown, Ph.D., physical organic chemistry, stereochemistry, bioorganic chemistry.

David Carroll, Ph.D., microbiology, genetics, molecular and cell biology, bioinformatics.

Vipuil Kishore, Ph.D., development of biologically inspired materials, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy.

Carlos Martino, Ph.D., elastic properties of materials, noncontact electromagnetic excitation of acoustic modes, low-level static magnetic field effects, frequency and magnetic field-dependence, radical pairs in oxidative  metabolism.​

Joel A. Olson, Ph.D., scanning tunneling microscopy.

Andrew Palmer, Ph.D., host–pathogen interactions, plant–plant signaling, chemical biology.

Charles D. Polson, Ph.D., application and development of biotechnology in undergraduate education, nucleic acid analysis, electrophoretic separation.

Norito Takenaka, Ph.D., organic chemistry, asymmetric catalysis, synthetic chemistry, bioorganic and medicinal chemistry.

Jonathan E. Whitlow, Ph.D., P.E., multivariable process control, adaptive control, process modeling and simulation, renewable energy conversion systems.

Shaohua Xu, Ph.D., protein structure, function and relationship to osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s, molecular imaging, nanoscience.

Assistant Professors

Christopher D. Chouinard, Ph.D., ion mobility-mass spectrometry (IM-MS), metabolomics, lipidomics

Eric Guisbert, Ph.D., biochemistry and molecular biology of the heat-shock response in animals.

Mehmet Kaya, Ph.D., ultrasound imaging and therapeutics, cardiac and vascular mechanics, biomedical signal processing, bio-sensors and biomedical instrumentation, electrophysiology, computer modeling for diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

Kenia P. Nunes Bruhn, Ph.D., vascular physiology, hypertension, diabetes, erectile dysfunction.

Roberto Peverati, Ph.D., computational methods for electronic structure theory calculations, quantum chemistry software.

Maria E. Pozo de Fernandez, Ph.D., diffusion in polymers, properties of polymer systems, thermodynamics, fluid phase equilibria at high pressures, supercritical fluids.

Toufiq M. Reza, Ph.D., sustainable energy, biomass conversion to biofuels and biomaterials, hydrothermal treatments, pyrolysis, and deep eutectic solvents.

Alexander Schoedel, Ph.D., metal organic frameworks, covalent organic frameworks, zeolitic imidazolate frameworks, reticular chemistry.

Jessica L. Smeltz, Ph.D., Director Chemistry Resource Center

Research Assistant Professors

Karen Kim Guisbert, Ph.D., RNA biology, heat-shock response in cancer 

Lisa K. Moore, Ph.D.

Professors Emerita

Mary Sohn, Ph.D.

Professors Emeriti

Michael W. Babich, Ph.D.; J. Clayton Baum, Ph.D.; Arvind M. Dhople, Ph.D.; Michael S. Grace, Ph.D.; Charles E. Helmstetter, Ph.D.; Paul Jennings, Ph.D.; Joshua Rokach, Ph.D.; Russell C. Weigel, Ph.D.; Gary N. Wells, Ph.D.