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Nicholas J. Altiero | Professor and Dean Emeritus of Science and Engineering
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1974
Email: altiero@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Computational Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Biomechanics.

Ronald C. Anderson | Associate Professor
Ph.D., Tulane University, 1987
Email: rcanders@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 314-2441
Research Interests: Biomechanics, orthopaedic materials.

Carolyn Bayer | Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2009
Email: carolynb@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-8947
Research Interests:  Ultrasound, Photoacoustic imaging and Imaging contrast agents.
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J. Quincy Brown | Associate Professor
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2005
Email: jqbrown@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 865-5851
Research Interests: Application and translation of quantitative spectroscopy and imaging tools for the improvement of cancer management in the clinical setting.
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Joseph Bull | Professor | John and Elsie Martinez Biomedical Engineering Chair
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2000
Email: jbull@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 865-5843
Research Interests: Biofluid mechanics, ultrasound, gas embolotherapy, vascular microbubbles and microdroplets, edema, vascular mechanics and transport.
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Michael Dancisak | Senior Professor of Practice and Director of the Center for Anatomical and Movement Science
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000
Email: dancisak@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 314-2890
Research Interests: Motor control and thermoregulation to enhance performance for individuals working in extreme environments.
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Kimberly Foster | Dean of Science and Engineering
Ph.D., Cornell University
Email: klfoster@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 314-2890

Donald P. Gaver | Alden J. 'Doc' Laborde Professor and Department Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1988
Email: dpg@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 865-5150
Research Interests: biofluid mechanics, pulmonary mechanics, interfacial flows, computational fluid dynamics, acute respiratory distress syndrome, ventilator-induced lung injury.
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Damir Khismatullin | Associate Professor
Ph.D., Bashkir State University, 1998
Email: damir@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 247-1587
Research Interests: Computational Bioengineering, Biofluid Mechanics, Cellular Biomechanics, Medical Ultrasound, Multiphase Flow.
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Kristin Miller | Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, 2014
Email: kmille11@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 988-9324
Research Interests: Continuum Biomechanics, Growth and Remodeling, Regenerative Medicine, Orthopaedics, Women's Reproductive Health, Development
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Mark Mondrinos | Assistant Professor
Ph. D., Drexel University, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow, Temple University School of Medicine, 2014
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Email: mmondrinos@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Microphysiological systems, tissue engineering, pathophysiology, inflammation, fibrosis

Michael J. Moore | Professor
Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2005
Email: mooremj@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 247-1919
Research Interests: Tissue engineering, microphysiological models of the nervous system, biomaterials
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Katherine Raymond | Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Tulane University, 2007
Email: kraymon1@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-8147
Research Interests: Mechanics, Engineering Materials

Yu-Ping Wang | Professor
Ph.D., Xi'an Jiaotong University, 1996
Email: wyp@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 865-5867
Research Interests: Multiscale Bioimaging, Medical Imaging, Geonomic Imaging, Bioinformatics.
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Eiichiro Yamaguchi | Assistant Research Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana, 2005
Email: guchi@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 247-1910
Research Interests: Development of optical diagnostics methods, such as Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF), for microscale flow systems. Study of micro-fabrication techniques.

San Aung | Emeritus Professor of Practice
Ph.D., Tulane University, 1987
Email: sha99@tulane.edu
Research Interests:  Engineering materials, Prefabricated systems.

William C. Van Buskirk, P.E. | Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1970 Founding Chair
Email: vanb@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Biofluid Mechanics

Paul L. Nunez | Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., U.C. San Diego, 1969
Email: pnunez@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Brain Physics and Cognitive Science Research

David A. Rice, P.E. | Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1974
Email: rice@tulane.edu
Research Interests: Physiologic modeling, cardiopulmonary mechanics, bioacoustics, instrumentation and signal processing.

Cedric F. Walker, P.E. | Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Duke University, 1978
Email: cfw@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 865-5866
Research Interests: Telemedicine, neural stimulation, implantable monitoring devices.