University of California, Riverside

Department of Bioengineering



Faculty


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: Bourns 135
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: Bourns A139
Lab Website

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: 951-827-6253
E-mail: jmorgan@engr.ucr.edu
Room: MSE 205
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

Cooperating Faculty

Contact information:
Telephone: (951)-827-3122
E-mail: alber@math.ucr.edu

Mark AlberMark Alber
Distinguished Professor
UC Riverside Department of Mathematics

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Applied Mathematics, Mathematical and Computational Biology, Mathematical Physics

Contact information:
Telephone: (951) 827-2224
E-mail: devin.binder@ucr.edu
Lab Website

Devin BinderDevin Binder
Associate Professor in Residence
UC Riverside School of Medicine

  • Ph.D. Duke University
  • Glial-neuronal interactions and neurophotonics, Mechanisms of brain swelling, Devices for early detection of brain swelling and seizures

Contact information:
Telephone:(951)-827-3954
Email: bhanu@cris.ucr.edu
Lab Website

Bir BhanuBir Bhanu
Bourns Presidential Chair and Distinguished Professor
UC Riverside Department of Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Ph.D. University of Southern California
  • Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Cooperative Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Video Bioinformatics,Object Recognition, Video Networks/Analysis, Biometrics, Image/Video Database and Learning

Contact information:
Telephone:(951)827-2473
E-mail: byron.ford@ucr.edu
Lab Website

Byron FordByron Ford
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
UC Riverside School of Medicine

  • Postdoctoral, Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of stroke and acute brain injuries,acute neuroinflammatory disorders

Contact information:
Telephone:(951)827-6422
fax:(951)827-3985
Email: aseitz@ucr.edu
Lab Website

Aaron SeitzAaron Seitz
Professor
UC Riverside Department of Psychology

  • Ph.D. Boston University
  • Mechanisms of learning and memory using behavioral, computational and neuroscientific methodologies.

Contact information:
Telephone: 951-827-5414
E-mail: hongdian.yang@ucr.edu
Lab Website

Hongdian YangHongdian Yang
Assistant Professor
UC Riverside Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience

  • Ph.D., Biophysics, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Computational modeling of circuit dynamics and mechanisms at neuro-cellular level via in vivo electrophysiology and calcium imaging

 

Lecturer

Contact information:
Room: MSE 239
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.fr
Lab Website

Frederic GuittardFrederic 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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