Faculty

Visiting Instructors

Dimitri Papadopoulos | Visiting Instructor
MS, Tulane University, 2011
Email: dimitri@tulane.edu

Research Faculty

Kevin Pollard | Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Tulane University 2017
Email: kpollar@tulane.edu
Scholarly Interests: Neural microphysiological models of opioids and pain signaling, peripheral neuropathy, and viral neuroinvasion.

Eiichiro Yamaguchi | Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana, 2005
Email: guchi@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 247-1910
Scholarly 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.

Emeritus Faculty

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

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

Michael Dancisak | Emeritus Professor of Practice
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000
Email: dancisak@tulane.edu
Scholarly Interests: Motor control and thermoregulation to enhance performance for individuals working in extreme environments.

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

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

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

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