Microfluidic devices to measure cell biochemical and mechanical responses; Auto-fluorescent mechanosensors; Flow and strain effects on endothelial cell – basement membrane
interaction; Endothelial cell – smooth muscle cell interactions in diabetes; Plasma angiogenesis; advanced materials for accelerated wound healing; Nanoparticles for
cardiovascular disease; sickle cell interactions with the vascular wall
Alisa Morss Clyne is an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department and the principal investigator of the Vascular Kinetics Laboratory. She received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 1996, a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1999 and her PhD in Medical and Mechanical Engineering from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 2006.
She currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Affairs for the College of Engineering.