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Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Faculty 

Ammar AbdoAmmar AbdoVisiting Assistant Professor

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 1:00-2:30 pm - BI 2613

Research Interests: Neural Prostheses/Neural Interfaces, Brain-Computer Interface, Floating Micro-Stimulators. 

 


George CatalanoDistinguished Service Professor George Catalano

Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 1:00-4:00 pm - BI 2614

Research Interests: A socially just engineering profession and education paradigm, environmental ethics, engineering ethics, fluid dynamics of the natural world, turbulence, aerodynamics, creativity, liberative pedagogy, predator-prey modeling, cellularautomatation.


Amber DoironAmber DoironAssistant Professor

Office Hours: Wednesday 11:00-12:00 pm, Thursday 10:00-11:00 am - BI 2625

Research Interests: Nanotechnology, biomaterials, drug delivery, molecular imaging, atherosclerosis.


Guy GermanGuy GermanAssistant Professor

Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 12:00-1:00 pm - BI 2609

Research Interests: Multi-scale mechanics of tissues, microstructures for encapsulation and drug delivery.


Daniel Goldstein, Lecturer and Lab CoordinatorDanny Goldstein

Office Hours: Wednesday/Friday 1:00-2:00 pm - BI 2617


Tracy HookwayTracy Hookway, Assistant Professor

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 11:00-12:00 pm - BI 2627

Research Interests: 3D tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, stem cell biology and tissue morphogenesis, cardiovascular physiology, multicellular interactions


Sha JinSha JinAssociate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director

Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00-5:00 pm - BI 2612

Research Interests: Stem cell for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, mechanobiology, molecular genetics and cell biology, nanosensor development, vaccine development.


Ahyeon Koh, Assistant ProfessorAhyeon Koh

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 3:00-4:30 pm - BI 2624

Research Interests: Electrochemical biosensors, flexible and stretchable sensors, biocompatible sensors and materials, analytical devices for biomedical applications

 


Frank LuFrank Lu, Assistant Professor

Office Hours: Monday/Friday 4:30-6:30 pm - BI 2626

Research Interests: Nonlinear Raman microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, label-free digital histopathology, optical bioimaging for image-guided neurosurgery and neuro-oncology.


Gretchen MahlerGretchen MahlerAssociate Professor and Graduate Program Director

Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 1:30-3:00 pm - BI 2608

Research Interests: In vitro and in silico toxicology and pharmacology, microfluidic models of organs and tissues, endothelial and epithelial cell pathobiology.


Kaiming YeKaiming YeProfessor and Chair

Office Hours: By appointment

Research Interests: Advanced Biomanufacturing, 3D Tissue and Organ Printing, Personalized Medicine, Stem Cell Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Nanomedicine, Vaccine Development, Biosensors and Bioimaging.


 

Courtesy Faculty

Anthony Di PasquaAnthony Di PasquaAssistant Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Chemo- and radio-therapeutics, Platinum-based anticancer therapeutics 


Yetrib Hathout

Yetrib Hathout, Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests: Bio-analytical mass spectrometry and proteomics to study muscle diseases, diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers, novel therapeutic targets

 


Eric HoffmanEric HoffmanProfessor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests: Molecular genetics, Neuromuscular diseases, drug development

 


Zhanpeng JinZhanpeng Jin, Visiting Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Research Interests: Mobile and wearable computing and security issues in smart health, cognitive biometrics, neural engineering, and neuromorphic computing systems, low-power sensing and electronics


Department Advisory Board Committee

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    The Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board is composed of leaders from industry, business and the community. The mission of the Advisory Board is defined by three major objectives: to provide advice to the department on academic, research and service programs and strategic direction; to serve as advocates for the department; to foster industry/University partnerships that result in the application of applied research and technical knowledge.

    Advisory Board Members

    Rajesh Davé, MD, MBA '93
    SUNY Upstate Medical Center,
    Binghamton Clinical Campus,
    UHS Imaging Wilson Medical Center
    Johnson City, NY

    Paul H. Frisch, PhD, FHIMSS
    Assistant Attending, Department of Medical Physics
    Chief, Biomedical Physics and Engineering
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY

    Bin He, PhD
    Distinguished Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    University of Minnesota

    Amine Hila, PhD
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Upstate Medical School, SUNY
    DIO, Director of Medical Education, UHS Hospitals
    Medical Director of Research, UHS Hospitals
    Staff Gastroenterologist, UHS Hospitals
    Binghamton Gastroenterology Associates
    Binghamton, NY

    Kam Leong, PhD
    Member of National Academy of Engineering
    Distinguished Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University 

    SuPing Lyu, PhD
    Medtronic Corporate Science and Technology
    Senior Principal Scientist and Technical Fellow
    Medtronic Co.

    Miriam Rafailovich, PhD
    Distinguished Professor
    Material Science Department
    SUNY Stony Brook

    Jerome S. Schultz, PhD
    Member of the National Academy of Engineering
    Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Houston University

    Heike Sichtig, PhD
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Biomedical Engineer / Premarket Reviewer
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Erin Barnes
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Student, Temple University School of Medicine

    Lucy Volland
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Director of Marketing
    OpenTrons Labworks Inc.

    Joseph Perez-Rodgers, PhD
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Technical Product Manager
    GNS Healthcare

    Edward Guo, PhD
    Chair and Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Columbia University

    Tejasvi Sadasivuni, MS
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Engineer
    Samsung Austin Semiconductor

Student Advisory Board Committee

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    The Biomedical Engineering Student Advisory Board is composed of top students, both graduate and undergraduate. The mission of the Student Advisory Board includes the following objectives:

    to provide feedback to the department on academic, research and service programs to serve as advocates for the student population

    Student Advisory Board Members

    Undergraduate

    • Adam Levine (Senior)
    • Emma Northrup (Junior)
    • Margaret Blystone (Junior)
    • Shuofei Sun (Junior)

    Graduate

    • Sebastian Freeman (Chair)
    • Huanjing Bi (PhD student)
    • Niranjana Dhandapani (PhD student)
    • Soujanya Karanth (PhD student)

Student groups

There are a number of honor societies and student organizations that represent various engineering and computer science disciplines in which Watson School students can participate.

Last Updated: 7/6/18