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Michael Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

University Instructor

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Research Interests: Systems biology, tissue engineering and drug delivery.

Office: EC 2676
Phone: (305) 348-1213

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/michael-brown/


Michael C. Christie, Ph.D.

Senior Instructor

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Research Interests: Biomechanics, Biomaterials, and Computational modeling of Diabetes, Sickle Cell Anemia, Hypertension and cardiovascular diseases for improved device designs and clinical intervention strategies.

Office: EC 2690
Phone: (305) 348-7392

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/michael-christie/


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Zachary Danziger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Research Interests:Neural Engineering, Brain-Computer Interfaces, Neurourology
Research Advancements:  Zachary Danziger is making strides in understanding bladder control in aging and spinal cord injury.
Research Area: Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Lab: Applied Neural Interfaces Laboratory

Office: EC 2677
Phone: (305) 348-0187

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/zachary-danziger/


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Anuradha Godavarty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Program Director

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Research Interests: Optical-based molecular imaging (fluorescence-enhanced optical imaging) and tomography.
Research Advancements: Anuradha Godavarty is developing a low-cost hand-held wound healing assessment and conducting clinical studies.
Research Area: Diagnostic Bioimaging Sensor Systems
Lab: Optical Imaging Laboratory (OIL)

Office: EC 2675
Phone: (305) 348-7340

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/anuradha-godavarty/


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Brian Hillen, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

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Kenneth Horch, Ph.D.

Research Professor

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Research Interests: Neuroprostheses, Sensory Perception, Motor Control

Research Area: Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology

Office: EC 1245

Joshua Hutcheson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Research 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: Basic Research in Tissue Engineering Model Systems
Lab: Cardiovascular Matrix Remodeling Laboratory

Office: EC 2612
Phone: (305) 348-0157

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/joshua-hutcheson/


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Shuliang Jiao, Ph.D.

Professor

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Research Interests: Optical Coherence Tomography, Photoacoustic Microscopy, Multimodal Imaging
Research Advancements: Shuliang Miao’s biophotonic devices help treat retinal degenerative disorders.
Research Area: Diagnostic Bioimaging Sensor Systems
Lab: Eye Imaging Laboratory

Office: AHC4 Room 332
Phone: (305) 348-4984

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/shuliang-jiao/


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Ranu Jung, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair in Biomedical Engineering

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Research Interests: Neural Engineering, Computational Neuroscience, Sensorimotor Integration
Research Advancements: Ranu Jung is developing neural technologies for functional restoration in individuals with limb loss or spinal cord injury.
Research Area: Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Lab: Applied Neural Systems Laboratory

Office: EC 2602
Phone: (305) 348-3722

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/ranu-jung/


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Chenzhong Li, Ph.D.

Professor

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Research Interests: Bioelectronics, POCTs, Biosensors, Nanotheranostics
Research Advancements: Chenzhong Li develops biosensors for organ on a chip and Point of Care Testings.
Research Area: Diagnostic Bioimaging Sensor Systems
Lab: Nanobioengineering/Bioelectronics Laboratory

Office: EC 2612
Phone: (305) 348-0120
Email : licz@fiu.edu

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/chenzhong-li/


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Wei-Chiang Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Research 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
Phone: (305) 348-6112

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/wei-chiang-lin/


Anthony McGoron, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

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Research Interests: Drug Delivery and Drug Transport Modeling
Research Advancements: Anthony Mcgoron develops targeted image-guided drug-delivery for combatting cancer
Research Area: Diagnostic Bioimaging Sensor Systems
Lab: Drug Delivery and Imaging Guided Therapy Laboratory

Office: EC 2614
Phone: (305) 348-1352

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/anthony-mcgoron/


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Jacob G. McPherson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Research Interests: Neural Engineering, Rehabilitation, Neuromodulation, Sensorimotor Integration, Neural Plasticity
Research Advancements: Jacob McPherson is developing new treatments for neuropathic pain and motor impairments after spinal cord injury and stroke.
Research Area: Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Lab: Plasticity, Monoamines, and Recovery of Function Laboratory

Office: EC 2613
Phone: (305) 348-8107

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/jacob-mcpherson/


Raj Pulugurtha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Research Advancements: Raj Markondeya develops packaging of bioelectronics implants for health monitoring and curing neurological disorders
Research Area: Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Lab: Bioelectronic and Electronic Packaging Lab

Office: EC 2654
Phone: (305) 348-6249

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/raj-pulugurtha/


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Yun Qian Ph.D.

BME Instructional Laboratory Coordinator

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Office: EC 2611
Phone: (305) 348-1409

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Sharan Ramaswamy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Research Interests: Cell and engineered tissue mechanics with application in cardiovascular regenerative medicine
Research Advancements: Sharan Ramaswamy advances biomechanically-derived diagnostics and regenerative therapies for cardiovascular medicine.
Research Area: Basic Research in Tissue Engineering Model Systems
Lab: Tissue Engineered Mechanics, Imaging, and Materials (TEMIM)

Office: EC 2614
Phone: (305) 348-2532

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/sharan-ramaswamy/


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Jessica Ramella-Roman Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Research Interests: Biophotonics
Research Advancements: Jessica Ramella’s biophotonic device is in clinical trial for pre-mature labor and cervical cancer.
Research Area: Diagnostic Bioimaging Sensor Systems
Lab: Medical Photonics Laboratory


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Jorge Riera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director

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

Office: EC 2678
Phone: (305) 348-4948

Website: https://bme.fiu.edu/people/faculty-instructors/jorge-riera/



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Nikolaos Tsoukias, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Research Interests: Computational and mathematical modeling, biotransport, signal transduction, cardiovascular and respiratory systems physiology
Research Advancements: Nikolaos Tsoukias studies neuromuscular coupling.
Research Area: Basic Research in Tissue Engineering Model Systems
Lab: Vascular Physiology and Biotransport

Office: EC 2674
Phone: (305) 348-7291

Website: https://tsoukias.fiu.edu