Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

Thomas D. Roper, Ph.D.

Director, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Roper specializes in efforts to bring engineering and science closer to patients who utilize medicines via novel technologies.

Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis 3D Printing of Dose Forms Long Acting Therapy Development Nanomaterials and Particle Sciences Continuous Chemical Reaction Engineering

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Wayne Johnson

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Wayne Johnson is an expert in additive manufacturing, mechatronics, biomechanics, and engineering education.

Engineering Education Additive Manufacturing Biomedical Engineering

Mark V. Flinn, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

My primary research passion is to understand how and why social relationships influence child health.

Stress and the Family Human Biology Developmental Psychology Biomedical Anthropology Cultural Anthropology

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

Cory J. Evans

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Molecular Genetics Model Systems Drosophila Immunology Biomedical Research

Maxellende Ezin

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biomedical Technology Congenital Heart Disease Developmental Biology Biomedical Research

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Angela Crawley

Scientist, Chronic Disease Program · Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Chronic Disease Program

Angela Crawley's lab studies the immunopathogenesis of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) infection.

Biomedical Research Immunology Chronic Disease T-cell biology Hepatitis C Virus Infection (Hcv)

Brendan Smith

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Human Factors Rehabilitation Engineering Biomedical Engineering Human Motor Control Human Perception and Psychophysics

George (Buzz) Kenney

President · Entratympanic

George Kenney is an expert in building technology development teams in advanced materials and devices.

Biomedical Engineering Entrepreneurship Materials Science Product Development

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Nathaniel Kinsey's research broadly lies in the field of nanophotonics, studying the interaction of light with materials on the nanoscale.

Nanophotonics/Plasmonics Nonlinear optics Optical Materials Integrated Optics Consumer Nanophotonics

Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D.

Motorola Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Taghi Khoshgoftaar researches computer security and intrusion detection systems.

Computer Security and Intrusion Detection Systems Software Engineering Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Analytics

R. Helen Zha

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops biohybrid and bioinspired materials for applications in human healthcare and sustainability.

Biomimetic and Bio-inspired Materials Biomolecular Engineering and Self-assembly Sustainable Materials and Plastic Upcycling Drug delivery and Nanomedicine Nanostructured Soft Matter

Gina Hill

Associate Professor and Director of Coordinated Program in Dietetics · Texas Christian University

Nutritional science expert, focusing on community nutrition

Lactation and human milk Relationships between nutrition and marketing Nutrition Education Urban Health Food Waste

Aaron Young

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Aaron Young is an expert in powered orthotic and prosthetic control systems for persons with stroke, neurological injury or amputation.

Robotic Mobility Enhancement Myoelectric Control Biological Signal Processing Machine Learning Assistive Devices

Elan Barenholtz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Elan Barenholtz uses behavioral and embedded computational approaches to study the brain and behavior.

Embedded Computational Neural Models Perception and Learning Deep Learning

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

Biology of Aging DNA Repair Cancer Resistance