Biomedical Engineering Department Administration

Meet Our Administration Team and Staff

The Biomedical Engineering department at FIU is home to a world-class faculty and pioneering research laboratories. Supporting their efforts is a dedicated group of professionals working hard to exceed your highest expectations. That is one great aspect of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Florida International University.

Dr. Jorge Riera, Associate Professor | Interim Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Jorge Riera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Interim Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Download Curriculum VitaeResearch Interests: Biophysical Foundations of Neuroimaging in Normal Aging and Brain Disorders
Research Advancements: Jorge Riera is making strides in treating multiple brain disorders.
Research Area: Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Lab: Neuronal Mass Dynamics Laboratory
Office: EC 2602

Dr. Wei-Chiang Lin, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University

Wei-Chiang Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Acting Undergraduate Program Director | Certified Hybrid Instructor

Download Curriculum VitaeResearch Interests: Biophotonics, Ultrasound, and Medical Instrumentation
Research Advancements: Wei-Chiang Lin develops smart intraoperative guidance systems for surgery.
Research Area: Diagnostic Bioimaging Sensor Systems
Lab: Biomedical Engineering Creative Lab: W[CL]2
Office: EC 2673

Dr. Joshua Hutcheson, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University

Joshua Hutcheson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Graduate Program Director

Download Curriculum VitaeResearch Interests: Cardiovascular disease and mechanobiology, Cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions, Tissue engineering, Molecular imaging
Research Advancements: Joshua Hutcheson studies cardiovascular disease mechanisms.
Research Area: Engineered Tissue Model Systems
Lab: Cardiovascular Matrix Remodeling Laboratory
Office: EC 2612

Administrator Claudia Estrada

Claudia Estrada

Office Manager

Phone: (305) 348-6717

Office: EC 2602A

Mabel Fernandez

BME & MME Program Manager

Phone: (305) 348-1541

Office: EC 3475

Ingrid Hernandez

Content Writer

Phone: (305) 348-6950

Office: EC 2601

Maria Vanessa Baez-Moncada

BME & MME Coordinator Administrative Services

Office: EC 2601