Bioengineering Graduate Group Faculty

Below is an alphabetical list of faculty who are members of the Bioengineering Graduate Group. Graduate students entering our program have an opportunity to join the lab of any faculty member within the Bioengineering Graduate Group. Our graduate group faculty have research activities in all areas of bioengineering and are from schools throughout Penn, including Penn Engineering, Penn Dental, Penn Medicine, Penn Vet and the School of Arts and Sciences. By clicking the name of the faculty member, you can view their profile information.

For faculty listings sorted by research topic, or to learn more about each area of research, please visit the Bioengineering Research Areas page. To see only faculty with academic appointments within the department of Bioengineering, visit our departmental faculty page.

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Name Rank Primary Department Research Area(s)
Kristy Arbogast, PhD Research Assistant Professor Pediatrics Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Injury Biomechanics

Richard Assoian, PhD

Professor Pharmacology Cellular Engineering | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Injury Biomechanics | Cell Mechanics
Norman Badler, PhD Professor Computer and Information Science Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Vijay Balasubramanian, PhD Associate Professor Physics and Astronomy Imaging Theory and Analysis
Gordon Baltuch, MD, PhD Professor Neurosurgery Experimental Neuroscience
Danielle Bassett, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Biomaterials | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Computational Neuroengineering | Experimental Neuroengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Sheryl Beck, PhD Research Associate Professor Anesthesiology Cell Mechanics | Experimental Neuroscience | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Peter Bloch, PhD Professor Radiation Oncology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Daniel Bogen, MD, PhD Professor Bioengineering Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery
Dawn Bonnell, PhD Professor Materials Science and Engineering Biomaterials
Ari Borthakur, PhD Sr. Research Investigator Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
David Brainard, PhD Professor Psychology Computational Neuroscience | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Gershon Buchsbaum, PhD Professor Bioengineering Computational Neuroscience
Jason Burdick, PhD Professor Bioengineering Tissue Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Biomaterials
Alejandro Carabe-Fernandez, PhD Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cellular and Molecular Imaging | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
David M. Chenoweth, PhD Assistant Professor Chemistry Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Biomaterials | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Lewis Chodosh, MD, PhD Professor Cancer Biology Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery
Michael Chorny, PhD Research Assistant Professor Pediatrics Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Biomaterials
Brian Chow, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Experimental Neuroengineering
Artur Cideciyan, PhD Research Professor Ophthalmology Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Mortimor M. Civan, MD Professor Physiology Cellular Engineering
Akiva Cohen, PhD Research Associate Professor Pediatrics Injury Biomechanics | Cell Mechanics | Experimental Neuroscience | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Yale Cohen, PhD Associate Professor Otorhinolaryngology Computational Neuroscience | Experimental Neuroscience
Russell J. Composto, PhD Professor Materials Science and Engineering Biomaterials
Diego Contreras, MD, PhD Associate Professor Neuroscience Experimental Neuroscience
David P. Cormode, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Biomaterials | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Douglas Coulter, PhD Professor Pediatrics Computational Neuroscience | Experimental Neuroscience | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
John Crocker, PhD Associate Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Cell Mechanics
D. Kacy Cullen, PhD Research Assistant Professor Neurosurgery Injury Biomechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Christos Davatzikos, PhD Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Susan Davidson, PhD Professor and Chair Computer and Information Science  
Peter F. Davies, PhD Professor Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics
William F. Degrado, PhD Professor Biochemistry and Biophysics Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics
E. Jim Delikatny, PhD Research Associate Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Scott Diamond, PhD Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Dennis E. Discher, PhD Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Cellular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Cell Mechanics | Biomaterials | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Larry Dougherty, PhD Research Associate Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Paul Ducheyne, PhD Professor Bioengineering Tissue Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Biomaterials
Joshua Dunaief, MD, PhD Associate Professor Opthalmology Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices, and Drug Delivery | Experimental Neuroengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
James Eberwine, PhD Professor Pharmacology Experimental Neuroscience
David M. Eckmann, MD, PhD Professor Anesthesiology and Critical Care Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery

Steven J. Eliades MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Otorhinolaryngology Computational Neuroengineering | Experimental Neuroengineering
Nader Engheta, PhD Professor Electrical and Systems Engineering Experimental Neuroscience | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Charles Epstein, PhD Professor Mathematics Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Christopher Fang-Yen, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Computational Neuroscience | Experimental Neuroscience | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Victor Ferrari, MD Professor Medicine Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Mark Fogel, MD Professor Pediatrics and Radiology Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Kenneth R. Foster, PhD Professor Bioengineering Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
James C. Gee, PhD Associate Professor Bioengineering Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Computational Neuroscience | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis |Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Maria Geffen, PhD Assistant Professor Otorhinolaryngology Computational Neuroscience | Experimental Neuroscience | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Jerry Glickson, PhD Research Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation |Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Yale E. Goldman, MD, PhD Professor Physiology Cellular Engineering | Cell Mechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Robert C. Gorman, MD Professor Surgery (Cardiovascular) Tissue Engineering | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Mark Goulian, PhD Associate Professor Biology Cellular Engineering | Cellular and Molecular Imaging | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
M. Sean Grady, MD Professor Neurosurgery Injury Biomechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Joel H. Greenberg, PhD Research Professor Neurology Experimental Neuroscience
Murray Grossman, MD, EdD Professor Neurology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Daniel A. Hammer, PhD Professor Bioengineering Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Cell Mechanics | Biomaterials | Cellular and Molecular Imaging | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Kurt Hankenson, DVM, PhD Assistant Professor Animal Biology Tissue Engineering | Orthopaedic Bioengineering
Meenhard Herlyn, DVM, DSc Professor Wistar Institute Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Tissue Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics
Dongeun (Dan) Huh, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cellular Engineering | Tissue Engineering
David Issadore, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Paul A. Janmey, PhD Professor Physiology Cellular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Cell Mechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Peter Loyd Jones, PhD Associate Professor Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Kelly Jordan-Sciutto, PhD Associate Professor Pathology Injury Biomechanics | Experimental Neuroscience | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Michael Kahana, PhD Professor Psychology Computational Neuroscience
Despina Kontos, PhD Research Assistant Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Katherine Kuchenbecker, PhD Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery
Tejvir S. Khurana, MD, PhD Professor Physiology

Orthopaedic Bioengineering

Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Matthew Lazzara, PhD Assistant Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Cellular Engineering
Daeyeon Lee, PhD Associate Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Biomaterials
Daniel Lee, PhD Associate Professor Electrical and Systems Engineering Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Jongho Lee, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Robert J. Levy, MD Professor Pediatrics Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Biomaterials
Robert M. Lewitt, PhD Research Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Brian Litt, MD Associate Professor Bioengineering; Neurology (Dual) Computational Neuroscience | Experimental Neuroscience
Xiaowei Sherry Liu, PhD Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Timothy H. Lucas, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Neurosurgery Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Injury Biomechanics | Biomaterials | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Computational Neuroengineering | Experimental Neuroengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Wenqin Luo, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Neuroscience Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering
Edward J. Macarak, PhD Professor and Chair Anatomy & Cell Biology Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Andrew Maidment, PhD Associate Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Kenneth B. Margulies, MD Professor Medicine Cellular Engineering | Tissue Engineering | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Cell Mechanics
Susan S. Margulies, PhD Professor Bioengineering Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Injury Biomechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Vadim Markel, PhD Associate Professor Radiology Imaging Theory and Analysis
Robert Mauck, PhD Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery Tissue Engineering | Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Biomaterials
David F. Meaney, PhD Professor and Chair Bioengineering Cellular Engineering | Injury Biomechanics | Cell Mechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Javier Medina, PhD Assistant Professor Psychology Computational Neuroengineering | Experimental Neuroengineering | Theoretical and Compuational Bioengineering

John Isaac Murray, PhD

Assistant Professor Genetics Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Vladimir Muzykantov, MD, PhD Associate Professor Pharmacology Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Biomaterials
Warren Pear, MD, PhD Professor Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery
Jennifer E. Phillips-Cremins, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Kilian Pohl, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Daniel Rader, MD Professor Medicine Molecular Engineering | Cellular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics
Ravi Radhakrishnan, PhD Associate Professor Bioengineering Cellular Engineering | Molecular Engineering | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Arjun Raj, PhD Assistant Professor Bioengineering Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Cellular and Molecular Imaging | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Ravinder Reddy, PhD Professor Radiology Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Virginia M. Richards, PhD Professor Psychology Experimental Neuroscience
Rahim Rizi, PhD Associate Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Timothy Roberts, PhD Professor Radiology Computational Neuroscience | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
David Roos, PhD Professor Biology Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD Professor Medicine Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery
Mitch Schnall, MD, PhD Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Chandra Sehgal, PhD Research Professor Radiology Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Steven Siegel, MD, PhD Associate Professor Psychiatry Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Experimental Neuroscience
Douglas H. Smith, MD Professor Neurosurgery Injury Biomechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Lachlan J. Smith, PhD Research Assistant Professor Neurosurgery Tissue Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Orthopaedic Bioengineering
Robert G. Smith, PhD Research Associate Professor Neuroscience Computational Neuroscience | Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Hee Kwon Song, PhD Associate Professor Radiology Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD Professor Orthopaedic Surgery Tissue Engineering | Orthopaedic Bioengineering
Alan A. Stocker, PhD Assistant Professor Psychology Computational Neuroscience | Experimental Neuroscience | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Christian Stoeckert, PhD Research Professor Genetics  
H. Lee Sweeney, PhD Professor and Chair Physiology Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Cell and Tissue Mechanics
Phong Tran, PhD Associate Professor Cell & Developmental Biology Cellular Engineering | Cell Mechanics | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Andrew Tsourkas, PhD Associate Professor Bioengineering Molecular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Biomaterials | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Jayaram K. Udupa, PhD Professor Radiology Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Lyle H. Ungar, PhD Associate Professor Computer and Information Science Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Ragini Verma, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Imaging Theory and Analysis
Susan W. Volk, VMD, PhD Assistant Professor Small Animal Surgery Tissue Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Injury Biomechanics | Biomaterials | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Felix W. Wehrli, PhD Professor Radiology Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation
Rebecca Wells, MD Assistant Professor Medicine Cellular Engineering | Tissue Engineering | Cell Mechanics
Beth A. Winkelstein, PhD Professor Bioengineering Orthopaedic Bioengineering | Injury Biomechanics | Experimental Neuroscience
Arjun Yodh, PhD Professor Physics and Astronomy Medical Imaging and Imaging Instrumentation | Imaging Theory and Analysis
Paul Yushkevich, PhD Assistant Professor Radiology Imaging Theory and Analysis | Theoretical and Computational Bioengineering
Rong Zhou, PhD Research Associate Professor Radiology Cellular Engineering | Bioengineered Therapeutics, Devices and Drug Delivery | Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Timothy Zhu, PhD Associate Professor Radiation Oncology Imaging Theory and Analysis