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Faculty

Biomedical Engineering

Dan Phillips
Department Head- Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor
dbpeee@rit.edu
(585) 475-2309

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Rochester, 1998
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Rochester, 1994
B.S. Electrical Engineering, State University or New York at Buffalo, 1979

Research Interests and Expertise

Iris Asllani
Assistant Professor
icabme@rit.edu
585-475-4924

Jennifer Bailey
Lecturer
jlbbme@rit.edu
585-475-4964

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
BS Chemical Engineering and BS in Chemistry, Purdue University

Interests and Expertise

Robert Carter
Research Scientist
rncbme@rit.edu

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Cornell University
B.S. Chemical Engineering University of Maine

Interests and Expertise

Behnaz Ghoraani
Assistant Professor
bxgbme@rit.edu
585-475-6197

Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, 2010
MSc Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sharif and AmirKabir University Technology, 2000
BSc Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sharif and AmirKabir University of Technology, 1998

Research Interests and Expertise

Personal Site: Behnaz Ghoraani

Thomas Gaborski
Assistant Professor
trgbme@rit.edu
(585) 475-4117

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2008
M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2004
B.S. Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2002

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Nanomaterials and membrane fabrication
  • Microfluidics, separations and device design
  • Cellular Biophysics
  • Quantitative fluorescence imaging

Personal Site: Thomas Gaborski

Blanca Lapizco-Encinas
Associate Professor
bhlbme@rit.edu
(585) 475-2773

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2003
M.S. Chemical Engineering Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Mexico, 1998
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Sonora, 1996

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Microfluidics and miniaturization
  • Microscale electrokinetics: dielectrophoresis, electrophoresis and electroosmosis
  • Cell manipulation and sorting
  • Micro bioseparations

Personal Site: Blanca Lapizco-Encinas

Cristian A. Linte
Assistant Professor
calbme@rit.edu
(585) 475-4926

Dr. Linte's website

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2010
MESc Biomedical Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2006
BASc Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada, 2004

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Image acquisition, surgical tracking, visualization and display
  • Image analysis, modeling, evaluation and validation
  • Image guidance and modeling technologies for minimally invasive catheter-guided ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation

Research Group Website: Cristian A. Linte

Alan Man
Postdoctoral Lecturer
ajmbme@rit.edu
(585) 475-2723

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis 2013
BS Biomedical Engineering, Brown University 2007

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Adult stem cells
  • Tissue engineering
  • Peripheral nerve injury

Staff


Elizabeth Ewell
Advisor

Office: Institute Hall, 3106
(585) 475-6893
eleiao@rit.edu

Michelle Horan
Lab Technician

Office: Institute Hall, 3151
(585) 475-7790
mmhsbi@rit.edu



Cheryl Zielinski
Senior Staff Specialist

Office: Institute Hall, 3101
(585) 475-7144
cazche@rit.edu

Affiliated Faculty


Steven Day
Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

swdeme@rit.edu

Kathleen Lamkin-Kennard
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. - Drexel University, Biomedical Engineering

kaleme@rit.edu

Jiandi Wan
Assistant Professor
Department of Microsystems Engineering
Ph.D. - Boston University, Chemistry

jdween@rit.edu

Aytug Gencoglu
Postdoctoral Fellow, Microscale Bioseparations Laboratory
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 2012

axgbme@rit.edu

Yujie Qiu
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology

yxqbme@rit.edu

Karl Q. Schwarz
Research Professor, Affililiated Clinical Faculty BME Program
Professor of Medicine
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory
University of Rochester Medical Center

kqseee@rit.edu

Ankur Chandra, M.D.
Research Professor, Affililiated Clinical Faculty BME Program
Assistant Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Ankur.Chandra@urmc.rochester.edu

Leslie Kate Wright
Assistant Professor, Affililiated Science Faculty BME Program
School of Biological and Medical Sciences, RIT
PhD., University of Rochester, Pathology

lkwsbi@rit.edu

Gregory Babbitt
Assistant Professor, Affililiated Science Faculty BME Program
School of Life Sciences, RIT
PhD., University of Florida, Biology

gabsbi@rit.edu