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Research Faculty Directory

Contact Information Research Interests
Donald G. Buerk

Part-time Research Professor

LeBow 435-K

Biotechnology, physiology, systems biology, blood flow, microcirculation, nitric oxide, oxygen transport

Steven M. Kurtz

Part-time Research Professor

3401 Market St, Suite 345

Computational biomechanics of bone-implant systems and impact-related injuries, orthopaedic biomechanics, contact mechanics, orthopaedic biomaterials, large-deformation mechanical behavior and wear of polymers, and degradation and crosslinking of polyolefins in implant applications.

Michael Neidrauer

Part-time Research Assistant Professor

Bossone 718

Biomedical optics, biomedical ultrasonics, biomedical instrumentation, diffuse near infrared spectroscopy (DNIRS), diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS), low frequency low intensity therapeutic ultrasound, wound healing, chronic wounds, deep tissue pressure injuries, diabetic ulcers, venous ulcers, microcirculatory blood flow, tissue oxygenation.

Mark Schafer

Research Professor

Bossone 102

Ultrasonic/acoustic technology, ultrasound-phototherapy, ultrasonic transducers, wound healing, image processing, high power ultrasound effects, novel dosimetry approaches and non-linear applications.
Leonid Zubkov

Research Professor

Bossone 435-P

Physiology, wound healing, physiologic neovascularization, near-infrared spectroscopy, optical tomography, histological techniques, computer-assisted diagnosis, infrared spectrophotometry, physiologic monitoring, experimental diabetes mellitus, penetrating wounds, diabetes complications, skin, animal models, radiation scattering, failure analysis