Graduate Faculty

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Awad

Awad, Hani

  • Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Donald and Mary Clark Professorship of Orthopaedics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

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Tim Baran

Baran, Tim

  • Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Optics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biomedical optics; photodynamic therapy; medical image processing

Andrew J. Berger

Berger, Andrew J.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biomedical Optics; Optics Education

Edward Brown

Brown III, Edward

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

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Interests: Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy, novel in vivo imaging and measurement techniques, tumor biology

Mark Buckley

Buckley, Mark

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Viscoelasticity in soft biological tissues; Soft tissue aging, disease and repair

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Laurel H. Carney

Carney, Laurel H.

  • Marylou Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; Signal processing for hearing aids

Regine Choe

Choe, Regine

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Diffuse optics for in vivo cancer detection, diagnosis and therapy monitoring

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Clark, Robert

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Interests: Dynamic systems; Measurement and control; Single-molecule mechanics; Bio-nano-manufacturing; Scaffolds for tissue engineering

Benjamin T. Crane, M.D., Ph.D.

Crane, Benjamin

  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngolog
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy

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Interests: The interaction of vision, the vestibular system, and human disease on motion perception

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Diane Dalecki

Dalecki, Diane

  • The Kevin J. Parker Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Director, Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound

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Interests: Biomedical ultrasound, acoustics, lithotripsy, biological effects of ultrasound.

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DeLouise, Lisa A.

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Engineering Smart Bandage Bio Nanomaterials for Healing Skin

Marvin Doyley

Doyley, Marvin

  • Wilson Professor of Electronic Imaging
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)
  • Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Therapeutic and diagnostic imaging using optical, magnetic resonance, and ultrasound imaging

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Duric, Nebojsa

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Vice Chair for Research, Department of Imaging Sciences

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Greg T. Gdowski

Gdowski, Greg T.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Executive Director, Center for Medical Technology & Innovation

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Interests: Teaching Area — The process of commercialization of medical technologies from identifying unmet clinical needs to the design, fabrication, marketing, regulatory, and intellectual property aspects of creating medical technologies and devices

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Giacomelli, Michael

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Optics

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Interests: Multiphoton Microscopy, Surgical Imaging, Digital Pathology, Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging, 3D and molecular imaging

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Henry, Kenneth S.

  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Denise C. Hocking, Ph.D.

Hocking, Denise

  • Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix

Thomas M. Howard

Howard, Thomas

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Understanding

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Lalor, Edmund

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Human sensory neurophysiology; Brain-computer interfacing; Computational neuroscience; Neural encoding of natural sounds; Sensory processing in psychiatric and developmental disorders

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Lee, Whasil

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Musculoskeletal cell mechanics, Mechanosensitive Ion channels, Knee joint tissue development, aging, disease and repair

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Lerner, Amy L.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Academic Director, Center for Medical Technology & Innovation
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Orthopaedic biomechanics, medical image-based finite element modeling, knee biomechanics, medical device design, cornea mechanics

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Loiselle, Alayna E.

  • Associate Professior of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Luebke, Anne E.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels

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Ross Maddox

Maddox, Ross

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • ross.maddox@rochester.edu | (585) 275-1835
  • 2-B203B  Center for Advanced Brain Imaging and Neurophysiology (CABIN), Medical Annex Building

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Auditory brainstem response; Audio-visual integration; Selective attention; Audiologic diagnosis

Stephen McAleavey

McAleavey, Stephen

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound
  • Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Development of novel, clinically applicable ultrasound imaging techniques

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McGrath, James

  • Dean's Professor
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Cell motility; Quantitative light microscopy

Benjamin L. Miller, Ph.D.

Miller, Benjamin

  • Professor of Dermatology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Optics

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Interests: Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

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Jong-Hoon Nam

Nam, Jong-Hoon

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Interests: Biophysics of inner ear sensory cells; Cell mechanics

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Parker, Kevin J.

  • William F. May Professor of Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)

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Interests: Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

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Jannick Rolland

Rolland, Jannick

  • Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering
    Professor of Optics and Biomedical Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
  • Director, NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform Optics
    Director, R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design and Engineering

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Interests: Optical Aberration Theory; Freeform Optics; Metasurfaces; Metaform; Optical System Design; Optical Metrology; Illumination; Instrumentation and System Engineering; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT); Optical Coherence Elastography (OCE); Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR); Head-Worn Displays; Heads-up Displays

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Marc H. Schieber, M.D., Ph.D.

Schieber, Marc H.

  • Professor of Neurology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Neural Control of Individuated Finger Movements

Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D.

Schwarz, Edward

  • Professor of Orthopaedics
    Richard and Margaret Burton Distinguished Professor in Orthopaedics
    Professor of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology
    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Urology
  • Director , Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Pro-inflammatory cytokine signal transduction and novel drug and gene therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Scott Seidman

Seidman, Scott

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Vestibular systems, motor learning, physiological models, multi-sensory integration

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Richard E. Waugh

Waugh, Richard E.

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics

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Interests: Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

David R. Williams

Williams, David R.

  • William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Director, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: The Human Visual System; Physiological Optics

Wilson

Wilson, Nicole

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor or Pediatrics

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Axel Wismueller

Wismueller, Axel

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences, of Biomedical Engineering, and of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Mathematical algorithms for computational analysis; Pattern recognition in clinical real-world applications

David Wu

Wu, J.H. David

  • Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering

Interests: Biochemical Engineering, Fermentation, Biocatalysis, Bone Marrow Tissue Engineering, Molecular Biology

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James M. Zavislan

Zavislan, James M.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Associate Professor, Center for Visual Science
    Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor 2018-2021

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Interests: Optical Engineering; Biomedical Optical Systems

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Zhang, Xinping

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Understanding bone tissue repair using molecular, genetic, imaging and engineering approaches

Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D.

Zhong, Jianhui

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging