2014-2015

Biomedical Engineering
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation lecture Series

Friday, April 10, 2015
Elena Aikawa, MD/Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Title: “Role of Microvesicles in Cardiovascular Calcification”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 27, 2015
Dr.  Francois Delori
Professor, Harvard University
Title: Optical Imaging of the Retina
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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Friday, March 6, 2015
Dr.  Sean Kirkpatrick
Professor and Chair, Michigan Tech University
Title: “Laser Speckle and Related Phenomena in Biomedicine”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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Friday, February 27, 2015
Dr.  Mike McShane
Professor, Texas A&M University
Title: “Implantable Luminescent Sensors”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Dr.  Robin Shandas
Professor and Chair, University of Colorado, Denver
Title: “Moving from Idea to Clinic: Why Bioengineers Are Critical to the Future of Medicine”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 13, 2015
Dr.  Joo Ong
Professor and Chair, University of Texas San Antonio
Title: “Multifunctional Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds for Large Bone Defects”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 6, 2015
Dr. Hebin Li
Assistant Professor, Florida International University
Title: “Optical Multi-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy” 
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
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Friday, January 30, 2015
Dr.  Lei Yu
Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
Title:“Glucose Monitoring: Enzymatic vs. Non-enzymatic
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, January 23, 2015
Dr.  Joseph J. Pancrazio
Chair and Professor, George Mason University
Title: Extending the Use of Functional Neuronal Assays for In Vitro Biocompatibility Assessment”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, November 07, 2014
Dr.  David E. Drew
Joseph B. Platt Chair and Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University
Title: How to Build a Successful Academic Career
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM


Friday, November 07, 2014
Dr.  Joseph Culver
Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Title: Optical Imaging of Distributed Brain Function and Networks
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM


Friday, October 10, 2014
Dr.  Sava Sakadzic
Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Title: “High Resolution Imaging of Brain Oxygen Delivery and Consumption”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 3, 2014
Dr.  Audrey K. Ellerbee
Stanford University
Title: “Perspective on OCT: Past, Present and Future”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, September 19, 2014
Dr.  Yoichiro Mori
School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Title: “Modeling Ionic Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cortical Spreading Depression”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, September 12, 2014
Dr. Kosuke Ino
Tohoku University, Japan
Title: “Electrochemical Devices and Systems For Bioanalysis”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM