2015-2016

Biomedical Engineering
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation lecture Series

Friday, September 11, 2015
Kevin Garrison
C.P.L.P., Author
Title: “An Amputee Prosthetist’s 40 Year Perspective on Human Upper and Lower Limb Prostheses”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, September 18, 2015
Dr.  Lei Liu
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
Title: Feasibility of Using Virtual Reality as a Platform for Low Vision Orientation and Mobility” Training”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, September 25, 2015
Dr. Ruogo Fang
Assistant Professor, Florida International University
Title: “Big Medical Data- Challenges, Opportunities, and Advances”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 2, 2015
Dr. Qiaoli Yue
Associate Professor, Liaocheng University, China
Title: “Construction of Convenient Biosensors Based on Optical Techniques”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 16, 2015
Dr. Yu Chen
Associate Professor, University of Maryland
Title: “Intra-Operative OCT Imaging Devices for Clinical Translation”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 30, 2015
Dr. Christopher Fraker, MD
Research Assistant Professor, Division of Solid Organ Transplant and Vascular Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Miami Transplant Institute
Title: “Engineering Novel Anesthetic Formulations”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, November 6, 2015
Dr. Jean Gotman
Professor, McGill University
Title: “Combining EEG and fMRI to Study Epileptic Foci and Networks”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, November 13, 2015
Dr. Bernard Choi
Associate Professor, University of California at Irvine
Title: “Optical Clearing of Biological Tissues”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, November 20, 2015
Dr. Abraham Lee
Professor and Chair, University of California at Irvine
Title: “Microfluidic Devices and Systems: Biomedical Engineering from the Bottom Up”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1112
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, December 4, 2015
Dr. Steven Jacques
Professor, Oregon Health & Science University
Title: “Probing the Nano-Architecture of Biological Tissues Using Light”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, January 22, 2016
Dr.Brian Schmit
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Marquette University
Title: “Imaging of the Brain in Stroke Survivors”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, January 29, 2016
Dr. Cecilia Giachelli
Professor and Chair, University of Washington
Title: TBA
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 5, 2016
Dr. Ava Bittner
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Title: “Improvements in Ocular Blood Flow and Vision Following Electro-Stimulation for Retinal Disease”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 12, 2016
Dr. David Fuller
Professor, University of Florida
Title: “Neuronal Injury, Plasticity, and Respiratory Rehabilitation”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 19, 2016
Dr. David Vorp
Professor and Associate Dean of Research, University of Pittsburgh
Title: “Vascular Bioengineering: Clinical Applications and Needs
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 4, 2016
Dr. Katherine Yutzey
Professor, University of Cincinnati
Title:TBA
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 11, 2016
Dr. Amir Shmuel
Professor, McGill University
Title: TBA
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 25, 2016
Dr. Ruikang Wang
Professor, University of Washington
Title: “The Light Works: Non-invasive 3D optical imaging of tissue morphology and microcirculations in vivo”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, April 1, 2016
Dr. Toshiharu Shinoka
Professor, Ohio State University
Title: TBA
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM