Graduate Faculty

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Awad

Awad, Hani

  • Professor of Orthopaedics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

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Tim Baran

Baran, Tim

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

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Interests: Biomedical optics; photodynamic therapy; medical image processing

Danielle Benoit

Benoit, Danielle

  • William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research and Center for Oral Biology
    Departments of Chemical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and Biomedical Genetics
    Society for Biomaterials, Special Interest Groups Representative to the Board of Directors

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Interests: Therapeutic Biomaterials

Andrew J. Berger

Berger, Andrew J.

  • Professor of Optics
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biomedical Optics; Optics Education

Edward Brown III

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, angiogenesis

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, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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

  • Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    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 Neuroscience
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
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

Jennifer J. Hunter, Ph.D.

Hunter, Jennifer

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Mechanisms of light-induced retinal damage and development of non-invasive fluorescence imaging techniques

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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

Amy L. Lerner

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 (SMD)
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Anne E. Luebke

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

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant 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

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Interests: Development of novel, clinically applicable ultrasound imaging techniques

James McGrath

McGrath, James

  • 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 Biochemistry and Biophysics
    Professor of the Institute for 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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Kevin J. Parker

Parker, Kevin J.

  • William F. May Professor of Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, of Biomedical Engineering, and of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)
  • Dean Emeritus, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Interests: Medical Imaging; 3D and 4D Imaging; CT, MRI, and ultrasound; Multi-dimensional processing and display techniques; Doppler Imaging Techniques; Sonoelasticity; Digital Halftoning; Blue Noise Mask ; Color Halftoning

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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/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
    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

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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 of the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: The Human Visual System; Physiological Optics

Wilson

Wilson, Nicole

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

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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

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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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

Xinping Zhang, B.Med., Ph.D.

Zhang, Xinping

  • Associate Professor, Department 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 Physics & Astronomy
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Imaging Sciences

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Interests: Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging