Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Ashutosh Chilkoti

Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Ashutosh Chilkoti is the Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University...

Mark Wesley Dewhirst

Gustavo S. Montana Professor of Radiation Oncology, in the School of Medicine
Mark W. Dewhirst, DVM, PhD is the Gustavo S. Montana Professor of Radiation Oncology and Vice Director for Basic Science in the Duke Cancer Institute...

Sina Farsiu

Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
I am the director of the Vision and Image Processing (VIP) Laboratory. Along with my colleagues, we investigate how to improve early diagnostic...

Daniel J. Gauthier

Research Professor of Physics
Prof. Gauthier is interested in a broad range of topics in the fields of nonlinear and quantum optics, and nonlinear dynamical systems. In the area...

Charles Gersbach

Rooney Family Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Yiyang Gong

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
We're interested in understanding brain function using the combination of genetically encoded sensors and optical techniques. Using genetically...

Farshid Guilak

Lazlo Ormandy Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Brenton D. Hoffman

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The overall goal of my research program is to utilize an interdisciplinary approach to first advance the basic understanding of mechanotransduction...

Joseph A. Izatt

Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering
Biophotonics is concerned with the application of cutting-edge optoelectronic technologies to problems in the biomedical sciences. My research...

G. Allan Johnson

Charles E. Putman University Professor of Radiology
Dr. Johnson is the Charles E. Putman University Professor of Radiology, Professor of Physics, and Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Duke...

David F. Katz

Nello L. Teer, Jr. Professor of Biomedical Engineering, in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering
Dr. Katz's research interests emphasize methods for prophylaxis against STD's, including topical microbicides, and for contraception.  Core...

Kam Leong

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor Leong's research interest focuses on biomaterials design, particularly on synthesis of nanoparticles for DNA-based therapeutics, and...

Paolo F Maccarini

Assistant Research Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Robert A. Malkin

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor Malkin is interested in medical instrumentation in the developing world. Dr. Malkin is also the founder of Engineering World...

Hisham Z. Massoud

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hisham Z. Massoud joined the Duke ECE Department in 1983, where is now a Professor. He is the founding director of the Semiconductor Research...

Barry S. Myers

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Myers has been a member of the Duke faculty since 1991 and has just completed a three-year role as Managing Director of Licensing and Ventures....

Nimmi Ramanujam

Robert W. Carr, Jr., Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Since coming to Duke University in 2005, Prof. Ramanujam has established the Tissue Optical Spectroscopy laboratory. Prof. Ramanujam's group is...

William M. Reichert

Theo Pilkington Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering
Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University, KampalaUganda (pending)Director of the Duke-Makerere BME PartnershipDr. Reichert's...

Allan B. Shang

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
My current research interests include the investigation into current and experimental biosensors, including the use of lasers and photonic techniques...

Xiling Shen

Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Shen lab uses systems biology to study spatiotemporal controls of multicellular systems, and how their subversion lead to diseases. Ongoing...

Marc A. Sommer

W. H. Gardner, Jr. Associate Professor
We study circuits for cognition. Using a combination of neurophysiology and biomedical engineering, we focus on the interaction between brain areas...

George A. Truskey

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
My research interests focus upon the effect of physical forces on the function of vascular cells and skeletal muscle, cell adhesion, and the design...

Tuan Vo-Dinh

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Tuan Vo-Dinh is R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Chemistry, and Director of The...

Adam P. Wax

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Wax's research interests include optical spectroscopy for early cancer detection, novel microscopy and interferometry techniques. The study of...

Jennifer L West

Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering
Jennifer West’s research in biomaterials and tissue engineering involves the synthesis, development, and application of novel, biofunctional...

Junjie Yao

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Our mission at PI-Lab is to develop state-of-the-art photoacoustic tomography (PAT) technologies and translate PAT advances into diagnostic and...

Lingchong You

Paul Ruffin Scarborough Associate Professor of Engineering
Dr. You's research interest focus on computational systems biology & synthetic biology, including mathematical modeling of cellular networks;...

Fan Yuan

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Yuan's research interests include drug and gene delivery, mechanisms of molecular transport in cells and tissues, and tumor pathophysiology....

Michael Rod Zalutsky

Jonathan Spicehandler, M.D. Professor of Neuro Oncology, in the School of Medicine
The overall objective of our laboratory is the development of novel radioactive compounds for improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This...