Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Ashutosh  Chilkoti

Ashutosh Chilkoti

Alan L. Kaganov Distinguished 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

Mark Wesley Dewhirst

Gustavo S. Montana Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology

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 [...]
Al-Hafeez Z Dhalla

Al-Hafeez Z Dhalla

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

My research centers on the application of optical technologies for non-invasive, high-resolution imaging of biological tissues.  In particular, [...]
Jessilyn  Dunn

Jessilyn Dunn

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Developing new tools and infrastructure for multi-modal biomedical data integration to drive precision/personalized methods for early detection, [...]
Harold Paul Erickson

Harold Paul Erickson

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology

Cytoskeleton: It is now clear that the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton originated in bacteria. Our major research is on FtsZ, the bacterial [...]
Sina  Farsiu

Sina Farsiu

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 [...]
Charles  Gersbach

Charles Gersbach

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Yiyang  Gong

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 [...]
Brenton D. Hoffman

Brenton D. Hoffman

James L. and Elizabeth M. Vincent Associate 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 [...]
Roarke W. Horstmeyer

Roarke W. Horstmeyer

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Roarke Horstmeyer is an assistant professor within Duke's Biomedical Engineering Department. He develops microscopes, cameras and computer algorithms [...]
Tony  Huang

Tony Huang

William Bevan Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Tony Jun Huang received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2005. His [...]
Joseph A. Izatt

Joseph A. Izatt

Michael J. Fitzpatrick Distinguished Professor of Engineering in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

My research centers on the development and application of cutting-edge optical technologies for non-invasive, high-resolution imaging and sensing in [...]
David F. Katz

David F. Katz

Nello L. Teer, Jr. Distinguished 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 [...]
Bruce  Klitzman

Bruce Klitzman

Associate Professor in Surgery

Our overriding interests are in the fields of tissue engineering, wound healing, biosensors, and long term improvement of medical device implantation [...]
Anthony Nanlin Kuo

Anthony Nanlin Kuo

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Kam  Leong

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

Paolo F Maccarini

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Robert A. Malkin

Robert A. Malkin

Professor of Practice Emeritus 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 Health and [...]
Samira  Musah

Samira Musah

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

The Musah Lab is interested in understanding how molecular signals and biophysical forces can function either synergistically or independently to [...]
Barry S. Myers

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

Nimmi Ramanujam

Robert W. Carr, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Ramanujam is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Engineering and Professor of Cancer Pharmacology and Global Health at Duke University and co-program [...]
Amanda  Randles

Amanda Randles

Alfred Winborne and Victoria Stover Mordecai Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

My research in biomedical simulation and high-performance computing focuses on the development of new computational tools that we use to provide [...]
William M. Reichert

William M. Reichert

Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (pending)Director of the Duke-Makerere BME PartnershipDr. [...]
Michael  Rubinstein

Michael Rubinstein

Aleksandar S. Vesic Distinguished Professor

The research of the Rubinstein group is in the field of polymer theory and computer simulations. The unique properties of polymeric systems are due [...]
Ehsan  Samei

Ehsan Samei

Professor of Radiology

Dr. Ehsan Samei, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, FAIMBE, FIOMP, FACR is a Persian-American medical physicist. He is a tenured Professor of [...]
Tatiana  Segura

Tatiana Segura

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor Tatiana Segura received her BS degree in Bioengineering from the University of California Berkeley and her doctorate in Chemical [...]
Allan B. Shang

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

Xiling Shen

Hawkins Family Associate Professor

Dr. Shen’s research interests lie at precision medicine and systems biology. His lab integrates engineering, computational and biological [...]
Marc A. Sommer

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 [...]
Cynthia Ann Toth

Cynthia Ann Toth

Joseph A.C. Wadsworth Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology

RESEARCH INTERESTS Dr. Toth specializes in the evaluation and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal diseases in infants, children and adults, and in [...]
George A. Truskey

George A. Truskey

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished 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 [...]
Shyni  Varghese

Shyni Varghese

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Shyni Varghese has a triple appointment in the Duke departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and [...]
Tuan  Vo-Dinh

Tuan Vo-Dinh

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished 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

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 [...]
Junjie  Yao

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

Lingchong You

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

The You lab uses a combination of mathematical modeling, machine learning, and quantitative experiments to elucidate principles underlying the [...]
Fan  Yuan

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. [...]
Pei  Zhong

Pei Zhong

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

My research focuses on four broad and interconnected areas in the emerging field of therapeutic ultrasound, which is located at the interface of [...]