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Hani Awad

Awad, Hani

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Orthopaedics
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

Danielle Benoit

Benoit, Danielle

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Director, Materials Science Program
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research and Center for Oral Biology
    Departments of Chemical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and Biomedical Genetics
    Society for Biomaterials, Special Interest Groups Representative to the Board of Directors

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Interests: Therapeutic Biomaterials

Andrew J. Berger

Berger, Andrew J.

  • Professor of Optics
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biomedical Optics; Optics Education

Edward Brown III

Brown III, Edward

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

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Interests: Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy, novel in vivo imaging and measurement techniques, tumor biology, angiogenesis

Mark Buckley

Buckley, Mark

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Viscoelasticity in soft biological tissues; Soft tissue aging, disease and repair

Laurel H. Carney

Carney, Laurel H.

  • Marylou Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; Signal processing for hearing aids

Regine Choe

Choe, Regine

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Diffuse optics for in vivo cancer detection, diagnosis and therapy monitoring

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Clark, Robert

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Provost, and Senior Vice President for Research

Interests: Dynamic systems; Measurement and control; Single-molecule mechanics; Bio-nano-manufacturing; Scaffolds for tissue engineering

Benjamin T. Crane, M.D., Ph.D.

Crane, Benjamin

  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy

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Interests: The interaction of vision, the vestibular system, and human disease on motion perception

Diane Dalecki

Dalecki, Diane

  • Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Director, Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound

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Interests: Biomedical ultrasound, acoustics, lithotripsy, biological effects of ultrasound.

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DeLouise, Lisa A.

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology;
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Interests: Engineering Smart Bandage Bio Nanomaterials for Healing Skin

Marvin Doyley

Doyley, Marvin

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)

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Interests: Therapeutic and diagnostic imaging using optical, magnetic resonance, and ultrasound imaging

Greg T. Gdowski

Gdowski, Greg T.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Executive Director, Center for Medical Technology & Innovation

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Interests: Teaching Area — The process of commercialization of medical technologies from identifying unmet clinical needs to the design, fabrication, marketing, regulatory, and intellectual property aspects of creating medical technologies and devices

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Giacomelli , Michael

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Multiphoton Microscopy, Surgical Imaging, Digital Pathology, Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging, 3D and molecular imaging

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Henry, Kenneth S.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Otolaryngology (SMD)

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Denise C. Hocking, Ph.D.

Hocking, Denise

  • Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix

Thomas M. Howard

Howard, Thomas

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Understanding

Jennifer J. Hunter, Ph.D.

Hunter, Jennifer

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Mechanisms of light-induced retinal damage and development of non-invasive fluorescence imaging techniques

Catherine K. Kuo

Kuo, Catherine K.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Wilmot Cancer Center
    Genetics, Development and Stem Cells Program
    Materials Science Graduate Program

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Interests: Regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; mechanobiology; biomaterials; stem cells; developmental biology; orthopaedics

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Lalor, Edmund

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Human sensory neurophysiology; Brain-computer interfacing; Computational neuroscience; Neural encoding of natural sounds; Sensory processing in psychiatric and developmental disorders

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Lee, Whasil

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Musculoskeletal cell mechanics, Mechanosensitive Ion channels, Knee joint tissue development, aging, disease and repair

Amy L. Lerner

Lerner, Amy L.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Academic Director, Center for Medical Technology & Innovation
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Orthopaedic biomechanics, medical image-based finite element modeling, knee biomechanics, medical device design, cornea mechanics

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Loiselle, Alayna E.

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Orthopaedics , Center for Musculoskeletal Research (SMD)

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Anne E. Luebke

Luebke, Anne E.

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels

Ross Maddox

Maddox, Ross

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Audio-visual integration; Selective attention; Development of electroencephalography paradigms for research and diagnosis

Stephen McAleavey

McAleavey, Stephen

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound

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Interests: Development of novel, clinically applicable ultrasound imaging techniques

James McGrath

McGrath, James

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Cell motility; Quantitative light microscopy

Benjamin L. Miller, Ph.D.

Miller, Benjamin

  • Professor of Dermatology; Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

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Interests: Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

Jong-Hoon Nam

Nam, Jong-Hoon

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering;
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Interests: Biophysics of inner ear sensory cells; Cell mechanics

Gary D. Paige, M.D., Ph.D.

Paige, Gary

  • Professor of Neuroscience; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Neurology, Cognitive Behavioral Neurology; Professor of Ophthalmology

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Interests: Visual, vestibular, and adaptive control of spatial orientation and balance

Kevin J. Parker

Parker, Kevin J.

  • William F. May Professor of Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, of Biomedical Engineering, and of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)
  • Dean Emeritus, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Interests: Medical Imaging; 3D and 4D Imaging; CT, MRI, and ultrasound; Multi-dimensional processing and display techniques; Doppler Imaging Techniques; Sonoelasticity; Digital Halftoning; Blue Noise Mask ; Color Halftoning

J Edward Puzas, Ph.D.

Puzas, J. Edward

  • Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research; Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Environmental Medicine

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Interests: Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Skeletal System

Jannick Rolland

Rolland, Jannick

  • Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering
    Professor of Optics and Biomedical Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
  • Director, NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform OpticsDirector, R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design & Engineering

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Interests: Optical System Design; Instrumentation and System Engineering; Optical Coherence Tomography; Head Worn Displays

Marc H. Schieber, M.D., Ph.D.

Schieber, Marc H.

  • Professor of Neurology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Brain/Cognitive Sciences; Professor, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Neural Control of Individuated Finger Movements

Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D.

Schwarz, Edward

  • Professor of Orthopaedics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology; Professor of Microbiology and Immunology; Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Professor of Urology

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Interests: Pro-inflammatory cytokine signal transduction and novel drug and gene therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Scott Seidman

Seidman, Scott

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Vestibular systems, motor learning, physiological models, multi-sensory integration

Richard E. Waugh

Waugh, Richard E.

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Vice Provost for Research
    Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics
    Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Interests: Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

David R. Williams

Williams, David R.

  • William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Dean for Research in Arts, Sciences and EngineeringDirector of the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: The Human Visual System; Physiological Optics

Axel Wismueller

Wismueller, Axel

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences, of Biomedical Engineering, and of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Mathematical algorithms for computational analysis; Pattern recognition in clinical real-world applications

David Wu

Wu, J.H. David

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biochemical Engineering, Fermentation, Biocatalysis, Bone Marrow Tissue Engineering, Molecular Biology

Geunyoung Yoon

Yoon, Geunyoung

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Optics, Center for Visual science and Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Customized vision correction using advanced optical techniques such as wavefront sensor, customized optics and laser refractive surgery

James M. Zavislan

Zavislan, James M.

  • Associate Professor of Optics
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Associate Professor, Center for Visual Science
    Associate Dean of Education and New Initiatives
    Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor 2018-2021

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Interests: Optical Engineering; Biomedical Optical Systems

Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D.

Zhong, Jianhui

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Physics & Astronomy

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Interests: Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging