People

Faculty 

Ammar AbdoAmmar AbdoLecturer

Office Hours: by Appointment via Zoom - BI 2613

TA Office Hours (BME 324): Yuhao Yuan, Mon 2-4 pm via Zoom

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


George CatalanoDistinguished Service Professor George Catalano

Office Hours: TBD 

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, cellular automaton.


Guy GermanGuy GermanAssociate Professor and Graduate Program Director

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

TA Office Hours: Alexia Yue, Mon 11-12, Tues 12-1 pm via Zoom

TA Office Hours: Stephanie Brudermann, Thurs/Fri 12-1 pm via Zoom

UCA Office Hours: Taylor Brumale, Mon/Thur 12-1 pm via Zoom

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


Tracy HookwayTracy Hookway, Assistant Professor

Office Hours: Tuesday/Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00 pm via Zoom - BI 2627

TA Office Hours: Jacob Gershon, Thurs 10-11 am via Zoom

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


Sha JinSha JinProfessor and Undergraduate Program Director

Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 pm via Zoom (by appt) - BI 2612

TA Office Hours: Hui Huang, Mon 3:00-5:00 pm via Zoom

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 via Zoom - 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 11:00 am - 1:00 pm via Zoom - BI 2626

TA Office Hours: Busra Buyuk, Tues 12:00 - 2:00 pm via Zoom

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


Gretchen MahlerGretchen MahlerAssociate Professor

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 12:00-1:00 pm via zoom - BI 2608

TA Office Hours: Xueer Song, Mon/Wed 3:30-4:30 pm via zoom

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


Headshot of Yuan WanYuan Wan, Assistant Professor

Office Hours: Friday 12:00 - 2:00 pm via Zoom - BI 2625

Research Interests: Diagnostic technologies, micro/nanofluidics, targeted therapeutics, clinical pathophysiology


Zhibo WangZhibo Wang, Lecturer and Lab Coordinator

Office Hours: Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm via Zoom - BI 2617

TA Office Hours: Tianzheng Liu (BME 413), Tues 2:00-4:00 pm via Zoom

Research interest: TBD 


 Ying Wang, Assistant Professor 

Ying Wang

Office Hours: Monday 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Thursday 1:00 - 2:00 pm via Zoom - BI 2610

Research areas: Multi-Organ Microphysiological Systems, Tissue Engineering, Microfluidic Tissue Culture Platforms, and Integrated On-Chip Biosensing.


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

Katie EdwardsKatie EdwardsAssistant Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests: Liposomal combination drug formulations, Thiamine deficiency and supplementation and Bioanalytical assay development


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


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Zhanpeng Jin, Visiting Associate Professor

Research Interests: ​Medical cyber physical systems; mobile and wearable computing and security issues in smart health; neural engineering; neuromorphic computing systems; low-power sensing and electronics​


Nathan TumeyNathan Tumey, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Interests: Medicinal chemistry, targeted drug delivery, antibody-drug conjugates, auto-immune disease / inflammation


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

    Erin Barnes '13
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Student, Temple University School of Medicine

    Joshua Cohen, PhD, MD '15
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Plastic Surgery
    NYU Langone Medical Center

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

    Ensign Ian Foxton, '19
    Navy Collegiate Program Officer
    U.S. Navy

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

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

    Bin He, PhD
    Department Head and Distinguished Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Pittsburgh, Pa.

    Amine Hila, PhD, MD
    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

    Barry Jones, PhD
    Director, LCMS Biologics and Biomarkers
    Q2LabSoultions

    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.

    Guruprasad Madhavan, PhD
    Director of Programs
    National Academy of Engineering

    Joseph Perez-Rodgers, PhD, '12
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Technical Product Manager
    GNS Healthcare

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

    Tejasvi Sadasivuni, MS '13
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Engineer
    Samsung Austin Semiconductor

    Heike Sichtig, PhD, '09
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Biomedical Engineer / Premarket Reviewer
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Lucy Volland '13
    Binghamton University Bioengineering Alumnus
    Project Manager
    GOFee

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

    • Paul DeCostanza (Senior)
    • Emma Heaton (Senior)
    • Derek Ogi (Junior)
    • David Godovich (Junior)

    Graduate

    • Sebastian Freeman (Chair)
    •  Ming Hu(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 College students can participate.