University of California, Riverside

Department of Bioengineering



Faculty


Core Faculty

Title and Research Focus

Professor Xiaoping Hu Xiaoping Hu

Provost Fellow
Professor and Chair
Biomedical Imaging and Photonics

Anvari Bahman Anvari Professor
Biophotonics, nanomaterials, and mechanobiology
Chartron Justin W. Chartron Assistant Professor
Systems and synthetic biology
Kevin Freedman Kevin Freedman Assistant Professor
Single molecule methods, molecular kinetics and biophysics, nanotechnology
Kaustabh Ghosh Kaustabh Ghosh Assistant Professor
Endothelial Mechanobiology, Vascular Inflammation, Nanomedicine
Grover William H. Grover Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Advisor
Sensors, diagnostics, biomaterials, biophysics, pharmacology, microfluidics
Liao Jiayu Liao Associate Professor
High-throughput screening, signal transduction
Huinan Lui Huinan Liu Associate Professor
Biomaterials for tissue regeneration and controlled drug delivery
Morgan Joshua Morgan Assistant Professor
Aging-Associated Disease, Tissue Engineering, Cell and Tissue Mechanotransduction
Morikis Dimitrios Morikis Professor
Immunophysics, immunoengineering, drug discovery, structural and translational bioinformatics, systems biology
Jin Nam Jin Nam Assistant Professor
Orthopaedic tissue engineering, polymeric scaffolding, mechanobiology in stem cells and skeletal cells
Hyle Park B. Hyle Park Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor
Optical coherence tomography
Megan Peters Megan Peters Assistant Professor
Neuroimaging, computational modeling, machine learning, perception & awareness, neural representations of uncertainty
V. G. J. Rodgers Victor G. J. Rodgers Professor and Chair of Graduate Admissions
Biotransport and bioreaction kinetics
Schultz Jerome S. Schultz Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of the Graduate Division
Intracellular sensors and metabolic controls
Vullev Valentine Vullev Professor
Biophysics, microfluidics and charge transfer

Lecturer

Title and Research Focus

Tianxin Miao Tianxin Miao Lecturer
Design and fabrication of novel biomaterials (nanomaterials and hydrogels) for drug delivery and tissue engineering, protein engineering, genetics

Core Faculty

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-2925
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: xhu@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 203

Picture of Xiaoping HuXiaoping Hu
Provost Fellow
Professor and Chair

  • Ph.D. in Medical Physics (specialized in MRI), University of Chicago, 1988
  • Fellow, American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering
  • Fellow, IEEE
  • Fellow, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  • MRI, Neuroimaging, Molecular Imaging, and Image Processing

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-5726
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: anvari@engr.ucr.edu
Room: Bourns B252/MSE 272
Lab Website

Bahman Anvari
Professor

  • Ph.D., Bioengineering, Texas A&M University, 1993
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • Biophotonics, nanomaterials, and mechanobiology
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Fellow, The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
  • Associate Editor, Annals of Biomedical Engineering
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Biomedical Optics

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-7231
E-mail: jchartron@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 239
Lab Website (Under Construction)

Justin W. Chartron
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, California Institute of Technology, 2013
  • Quantitative systems biology; Biophysics of protein maturation; Molecular and cellular engineering; Biotechnology; Biopharmaceutical production

Contact information:
Telephone: TBA
E-mail: kevin.freedman@ucr.edu
Room: TBA
Lab Website(Under Construction)

Kevin Freedman

Kevin Freedman

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, 2014
  • Single molecule methods, nano-sensors and molecular manipulation, biophysics, device characterization and device physics, microfluidics, molecular kinetics, electrical and optical recordings

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-4203
Fax: 951-827-6416
E-mail: kghosh@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 207
Lab Website

Kaustabh Ghosh

Kaustabh Ghosh

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2006
  • Endothelial Mechanobiology, Vascular Inflammation, Nanomedicine

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-4311
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: wgrover@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 219
Lab Website

William Grover

William H. Grover

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Advisor

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2006
  • Sensors, Diagnostics, Biomaterials, Biophysics, Pharmacology, Microfluidics

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-6240
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: jliao@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 231

Jiayu Liao
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
  • Overseas Outstanding Young Investigator Award by the Chinese NSF
  • Quantitative FRET assay, Quantitative system biology, High-throughput screening assay development and drug discovery, SUMOylation and Ubiquitin-like pathways, Bioconjugation on solid surface

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-2944
Fax: 951-827-6416
E-mail: huinanliu@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 227
Lab Website

Huinan LiuHuinan Liu
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Brown University, 2008
  • Biomaterials for tissue regeneration and controlled drug delivery

Contact information:
Telephone: TBA
Facsimile: TBA
E-mail: TBA
Room: TBA
Lab Website

MorganJoshua Morgan
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2012
  • Aging-Associated Disease, Tissue Engineering, Cell and Tissue Mechanotransduction

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-2696
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: dmorikis@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 223
Lab Website

Dimitrios Morikis
Professor

  • Ph.D., Physics, Northeastern University, 1990
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Immunophysics and immunoengineering; computational modeling of biomolecular structure, dynamics, and interactions; structural bioinformatics; protein, peptide, and drug design; NMR spectroscopy

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-2064
Fax: 951-827-6416
E-mail: jnam@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 331
Lab Website

Nam

Jin Nam

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2006
  • Polymeric Scaffolding, Mechanobiology/Mechanotransduction in Stem Cells and Skeletal Cells/Tissues, Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-5188
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: hylepark@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 243
Lab Website

ParkB. Hyle Park
Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor

  • Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Irvine, 2005
  • NIH Pathway to Independence (PI) Award, 2007
  • Optical imaging techniques such as optical coherence tomography to neuroscience

Contact information:
Telephone: TBA
Fax: TBA
E-mail: mpeters@engr.ucr.edu
Room: Bourns A133
Lab Website

Megan PetersMegan Peters
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
  • Neuroimaging, computational modeling, machine learning, perception & awareness, neural representations of uncertainty

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-6241
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: vrodgers@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 215
Lab Website

Victor G. J. Rodgers
Professor and Chair of Graduate Admissions 

  • D.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Washington University, 1989
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • Biotransport phenomena, bioreaction kinetics, redox cellular reactions, drug delivery vehicles, bioseparations

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-2111
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: jssbio@engr.ucr.edu
Lab Website

Jerome S. Schultz
Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of the Graduate Division

  • Director of the Center for Bioengineering
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1958
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Founding Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Fellow, BMES
  • Intracellular sensors and metabolic controls

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-6239
Facsimile: 951-827-6416
E-mail: vullev@ucr.edu
Lab Website

Valentine Vullev
Professor

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Boston University , 2001
  • Biophysics, microfluidics and charge transfer

 

Lecturer

Contact information:
Telephone: TBA
E-mail: TBA

Tianxin MiaoTianxin Miao
Lecturer

  • PhD 2016, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Vermont
  • Design and fabrication of novel biomaterials (nanomaterials and hydrogels) for drug delivery and tissue engineering, protein engineering, genetics

 

Visiting Researcher

Contact information:
Telephone: 1-951-425-8152
E-mail: guittard@unice.frLab Website

Tianxin MiaoFrederic Guittard
Professor of Chemistry and Material Sciences

  • PhD 1994, Chemistry, University of Nice - France
  • Design and fabrication of innovative nature-inspired biomaterials and nanomaterials interfaces, and bioengineering for (bio) adhesion or anti (bio) adhesion

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Bioengineering
205 Materials Science & Engineering

Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tel: (951) 827-4303
Fax: (951) 827-6416
E-mail: big@engr.ucr.edu

Potential Undergraduate Students:
Undergraduate Admissions

Potential Graduate Students:
Professor Victor G. J. Rodgers

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