Seminar Series

Current Seminars

Current Seminars

Seminars will be held at 10:30 am

Date Speaker Institution Hosting Faculty Area
9/3/21 Jim Patton (virtual) University of Illinois Chicago Josh Cashaback Neuroengineering
9/17/21 Xinqiao Jia (virtual) University of Delaware Kristi Kiick Tissue Engineering
9/24/21 Stacey Finley University of Southern California Fabrizio Sergi Disease modeling / cell & tissue engineering
10/22/21 Rosalyn Abbott (virtual) Carnegie Mellon University Elise Corbin Tissue Engineering
11/5/21 Nelly Andarawis-Puri (virtual) Cornell University Dawn Elliott Musculoskeletal biomechanics
11/19/21 Lori Setton (virtual) Washington University in St Louis Kristi Kiick Therapeutics/biomechanics
12/3/21 Suzanne Maher (virtual) Hospital for Special Surgery BMES Grad Chapter Tissue Engineering
12/3/21 Suzanne Maher

11/19/21 Lori Setton

11/5/21 Nelly Andarawis-Puri

10/22/21 Rosalyn Abbott

9/24/21 Stacey Finley

9/17/21 Xinqiao Jia

9/3/21 Jim Patton


Previous Seminars



Current Seminars

Seminars will be held at 10:30 am in 322 ISE Lab.

Date Speaker Institution Hosting Faculty
2/11/2019 Chris Jewell University of Maryland Emily Day and April Kloxin
2/25/2019 Pam VandeVord Virginia Tech Megan Killian and Dawn Elliott
3/11/2019 Savio Chan Northwestern University Megan Killian
4/15/2019 Andres Garcia Georgia Tech John Slater
4/29/2019 Erin Lavik University of Maryland Baltimore County Emily Day
11/8/2019 Jacque Cole University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill + North Carolina State University Megan Killian and Fabrizio Sergi




Date Speaker From Hosting Faculty
9/24/2018 Aileen Huang-Saad University of Michigan Sarah Rooney
10/22/2018 Joel Boerkel University of Pennsylvania Megan Killian
11/7/2018 Kyle Lampe University of Virginia Dawn Elliott
11/12/2018 Barclay Morrison Columbia University Curtis Johnson


2/26/2018 Farshid Guilak Washington University
3/26/2018 Debra Auguste Northeastern University
4/20/2018 Paula Hammond MIT
4/30/2018 Steve George University of California
5/14/2018 Neville Hogan MIT
2/6/2017 Vicky Nguyen Johns Hopkins
2/27/2017 James Sulzer UT Austin
3/27/2017 Scott Waldman Thomas Jefferson
4/3/2017 Albert Folch University of Washington
4/24/2017 Suzie Pun University of Washington
5/1/2017 Vince Calhoun U of New Mexico
5/15/2017 Bob Sah UC SAN Diego
9/11/2017 Michelle Oyen Cambridge University
9/18/2017 Roger Kamm Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10/16/2017 Darryl Thelen University of Wisconsin
11/13/2017 Julia Barthold, M.D. Nemours / A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
12/11/2017 Elisa E. Konofagou Columbia University

May 2, 2016


Larry Taber, Ph.D. Dennis and Barbara Kessler Professor Washington University in St. Louis

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab [view/download flyer]

Seminar Title: “Mechanical Aspects of Early Heart and Eye Development”

April 11, 2016

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab [View/Download Seminar Flyer]


Rhonda Prisby, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology University of Delaware

Seminar Title: “The coupled nature of the vascular and skeletal systems”

March 28, 2016

Mark Pierce, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Rutgers University

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab [view/download flyer]

Seminar Title: “Rare-earth doped nanocomposites for targeted short-wave infrared imaging of cancer”

March 7, 2016


Jason Burdick, Ph.D. Professor University of Pennsylvania

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab [view/download flyer]

Seminar Title: “Engineering Hydrogels for Tissue Repair”

February 29, 2016


Leaf Huang, Ph.D. Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor University of North Carolina

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab

Seminar Title: “Lipid stabilized nano precipitates for drug and gene delivery”

February 26, 2016

Julius Korley, Ph.D., MBA President & CEO at Affinity Therapeutics Associate Coulter Program Director Case Western Reserve University

1:00pm in 322 ISE Lab [view/download seminar flyer]

Seminar Title: “Translational Research to Address Unmet or Poorly Met Clinical Needs.”


November 2, 2015

Clark Hung

Clark Hung, Ph.D. Professor Biomedical Engineering Columbia University

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab [View/Download Seminar Flyer]

Seminar Title: “A Paradigm for Functional Tissue Engineering of Articular Cartilage”

October 5, 2015

Michelle Dawson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Georgia Tech

10:30AM in 322 ISE Lab [View/Download Seminar Flyer]

Seminar Title:Mechanics and Malignancy: Biophysical Approaches for Understanding Cancer”

September 14, 2015

Terry Papoutsakis

Eleftherios Terry Papoutsakis, Ph.D. Eugene DuPont Chaired Professor Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering University of Delaware

10:30am in 322 ISE Lab [Seminar Flyer]

Seminar Title: “Microparticles as cellular communicators to empower therapies: the case of megakaryocyctic microparticles.”

May 8, 2015

Ting Lu

Ting Lu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Bioengineering & Institute for Genomic Biology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

9:30am in 322 ISE Lab (Download Seminar Flyer)

Seminar Title: “Understanding and programming bacterial functionality via engineered gene networks.”

Claudia Fischbach

Claudia Fischbach-Teschl, Ph.D. Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering Cornell University

March 5, 2015

9:00am in 322 ISE Lab
Co-sponsored by the NIH-COBRE “Molecular Design of Advanced Biomaterials”

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Susan Margulies

Susan Marguiles, Ph.D. George H. Stephenson Term Professor Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania



September 18, 2014

11:00am in 311 Pearson Hall

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Athanassios Sambanis

Athanassios Sambanis , Ph.D. Professor • School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Program Director  • Biomedical Engineering Program National Science Foundation

October 16, 2014

11:00am in 322 ISE Lab

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In this two part talk, Dr. Sambanis will first detail his lab’s research on cell and tissue-based therapies for diabetes, and will then describe the Biomedical Engineering Program at NSF.
Seminar Titles: “Cell and Tissue-based Therapies for Insulin-Dependent Diabetes”  and “The Biomedical Engineering Program at the National Science Foundation”

November 13, 2014

11:00am in 322 ISE Lab

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Jordan Green , Ph.D. Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

December 4, 2014

11:00am in 322 ISE Lab (Download Seminar Flyer)

Vincent Wang , Ph.D. Associate Professor Orthopedic Surgery Rush University Medical Center

December 11, 2014

11:00am in 322 ISE Lab

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Jeff Jacot, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering Rice University and Texas Children’s Hospital