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Advisory Board

The Biomedical Engineering Department hosted its first meeting with their Industrial Advisory Board in early May 2014. The advisory board serves as an outside voice, helping to steer the development of the program to ensure that industry needs are satisfied through proper training and education of the students. Annual meetings will be held to certify that the development and evolution of the program curriculum will coincide with the growth of the biomedical engineering field.

Members of the Industrial Advisory Board




Jonathan Bress, MD

Nephrologist Rochester Regional Health

Megan Chapman

Quality Engineer Therakos

Jean-Philippe Couderc Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer


Albert Di Rienzo

President & CEO Radicle Innovation, LLC

Thomas Gramlich

Quality Systems Manager LoneStar Heart
Filipp Ignatovich Chief Technology Officer


Lalit K. Mestha

Principal Engineer

GE Global Reseach Center

Nipa Mody Staff Engineer

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Ragu Raman Head of R&D, Clinical Lab Platforms

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

Scott Reardon, PE President & Chief Technology Officer

d3 Engineering

Dan Recinella

Vice President of Research and Development

Venti Medical

Karl Q. Schwarz, MD Professor of Medicine, Director Echocardiography Laboratory

University of Rochester Medical Center

Mike Springer Director of Operations & Enrepreneurship

The Jacobs Institute

Dan Wellington Principal Consultant

4D Concepts