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Seminar and Thesis Events

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Speaker(s)

Seminar

The Neurobiology of Visually-Guided Collision Avoidance Behaviors

December 01, 2021

Seminar

Footprints, Fairness, and the Future of Humanity: Environmental Justice and Enhanced Evolution

November 17, 2021

Special Seminar

The Calcium-sensing Receptor (CaSR) is a Key Regulator of Sensorimotor Decision-making in Hindbrain Neurons

November 17, 2021

Seminar

Alcohol-induced Changes in Neural Substrates of Behavioral Flexibility

November 10, 2021

Seminar

Emerging Neurobusiness Applications Using Mobile Neuroimaging

November 03, 2021

Seminar

Deformable Multimodal Sensors for Biomedicine

October 27, 2021

PhD Research Proposal

Mechanism of Cholesterol Induced Impairment of Capacitative Calcium Entry in Endothelial Cells

October 21, 2021

Seminar

Using Light for Functional Brain Imaging: Techniques and Applications to Advance Human Health and Performance

October 20, 2021

Seminar

"Pardon Me, Is That a Neuroprosthetic You Are Wearing?” A Neurosurgeon’s Perspective on the Brain–Body–Machine Interface

October 13, 2021

PhD Thesis Defense

Development and Characterization of 3D Printed Porous Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) for Orthopaedic Applications

September 30, 2021

Seminar

The Next Generation of Inventors: The Case for Combining Medical Education and Engineering Education at Microscopic and Macroscopic Scales

September 29, 2021

Seminar

Biomedical Ethics in Research: Rights and Responsibilities

September 22, 2021

PhD Thesis Defense

Impact of HIV-1 Genetic Variation on Tat-RNA Binding, Anti-HIV-1 gRNA Design, and HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Impairment (NI)

September 10, 2021

PhD Research Proposal

Circuits for Looming Feature Integration in Drosophila

August 25, 2021

Master's Thesis Defense

Poroelasticity of Fibrocartilage is Governed by the Collagen Fibrillar Structure and Proteoglycan Content of the Extracellular Matrix

August 20, 2021

PhD Thesis Defense

Somatosensory Cortex Undergoes Maladaptive Reorganization with Neuropathic Pain Development After Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

August 19, 2021

PhD Thesis Defense

A Local Accumulation Connected Spread Model of Neurofibrillary Tangle Propagation in the Human Neocortex

August 12, 2021

PhD Research Proposal

Wiring an Escape: Competition and Refinement in a Developing Sensorimotor Circuit

August 10, 2021

PhD Research Proposal

Irreversible Inactivation of HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 by Targeting Metastable Virus Spike Proteins

June 18, 2021

Aakansha Nangarlia, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Irwin Chaiken, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
College of Medicine
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Characterization of Neuropathology and Neuroinflammatory Cascades After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Swine

June 14, 2021

Mike Grovola, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Catherine von Reyn, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

D. Kacy Cullen, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Master's Thesis Defense

A Computational Approach To Explore the Link Between Serum Biomarkers and Clinical Outcomes in Psoriasis

June 10, 2021

Aakankschit Nandkeolyar, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Personalized Rebreathing Device for Hypercapnia Administration

June 09, 2021

Kimtee Dahari Ramsagur, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Kurtulus Izzetoglu, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Development of a Co-loaded Lonidamine and Paclitaxel Ultrasound Contrast Agent for Treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant Tumors

June 08, 2021

Raj Patel, MS Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Margaret A. Wheatley, PhD
John M. Reid Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Fabrication of a Novel Filtration Device for Circulating Tumor Cells

June 04, 2021

Marina Korinne Lilieholm, MS Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Alessandro Fatatis, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
College of Medicine
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

A Comparison of Drosophila Melanogaster RNA-seq Data Sets

June 02, 2021

Roze Alzabey, MS Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Catherine von Reyn, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Neuromodulation Technologies and Transcranial Ultrasound Brain Stimulation

June 02, 2021

Shanbao Tong, PhD
Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Seminar

1. Z-Genome Biosynthetic Pathway Discovery / 2. Regulating Cell Bioactivities for Wound Healing Using Subcellular-sized, Crosslinkable Microfibers of Tunable Size, Stiffness, and Biochemical Properties

May 26, 2021

Suwen Zhao, PhD
Assistant Professor
iHuman Institute
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Li-Hsin (Leo) Han
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
College of Engineering
Drexel University

Seminar

Out of the Lab: How Neurotech Will Finally Reach a Consumer Audience

May 19, 2021

Ramses Alcaide, PhD
President and CEO
Neurable

Seminar

Point-of-Care Design and Additive Manufacturing of Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) Implants

May 12, 2021

Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Research Professor
Director
Implant Research Center
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

The Investigation of Automated Emergency Braking (AEB) Technology and the Implications for Vehicle Occupant Safety

May 05, 2021

Valentina Graci, PhD
Research Scientist I
Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Seminar

1. Discover Novel AAVs for Deafness Gene Therapy and Precise Hair Cell Regeneration / 2. Pivotal Roles of Pericellular Microniche in Cell-Matrix Cross-talk and Disease Initiation

April 28, 2021

Guisheng Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Life Science Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Lin Han, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Smart Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering

April 21, 2021

Peter I. Lelkes, PhD
Laura H. Carnell Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
College of Engineering
Temple University

Seminar

Muscle Adaptation Following Injury and Disease

April 14, 2021

Benjamin Binder-Markey, PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Nursing and Health Professions
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Special Seminar

Science Unscripted with Robert Langer

April 07, 2021

Robert S. Langer, ScD
David H. Koch Institute Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

PhD Thesis Defense

Cognitive Workload Assessment During Complex Coordinated Motor Tasks in Real-world Environments with Both Healthy and Clinical Populations

April 01, 2021

Shawn Joshi, MD/PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

1. Neural Control of Energy Balance 2. Immunomodulatory Biomaterials for Limb Salvage

March 31, 2021

Wei L. Shen, PhD
Associate Professor and Investigator
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Kara Spiller PhD
Associate Professor
Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Ultrasound Technology: Applications and Research Efforts at Drexel

March 10, 2021

Mark E. Schafer, PhD
Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Protein-coding Hotspots in the Human Genome: Annotation, Significance, and Their Conservation in Animal Models

March 10, 2021

Debra V. Klopfenstein, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Will Dampier, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
College of Medicine
Drexel University

Seminar

The Art of Menteeship: Lessons from the Telemachy

March 03, 2021

Raymond Sze, MD, MAMS
Associate Professor
Associate Radiologist-in-Chief
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Seminar

Bioinformatics Research at Drexel Biomed

February 24, 2021

Ming Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Ahmet Sacan, PhD
Associate Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Andres Kriete, PhD
Teaching Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Detection of Clinically Relevant Copy-number Variants From Short-read Sequencing (SRS) Data for Genomic Diagnostics

February 22, 2021

Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Laura K. Conlin, PhD, FACMG
Assistant Professor
Division of Genomic Diagnostics
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Ming Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Engineering Neural Circuits to Understand Sensorimotor Transformations

February 17, 2021

Catherine von Reyn, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Neuroergonomics: Observing “Brain at Work” in Everyday Life

February 10, 2021

Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

1. Immunomodulatory Biomaterials for Limb Salvage / 2. Local Drug Delivery for Spinal Cord Repair

February 03, 2021

Kara L. Spiller, PhD
Associate Professor
Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Yinghui Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
Therapeutic Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Laboratory
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Investigating the Interfacial Bonding Strength of Additively Manufactured Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Intervertebral Devices

January 28, 2021

Cemile Basgul, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Kenneth Barbee, PhD
Professor
Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Research
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Imaging-based Experiments and Modeling for Bone-implant Biomechanics

January 27, 2021

Jing Du, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Penn State University

Seminar

Resolving Manufacturing Challenges in Gene Therapy and Advanced Vaccine Production

January 20, 2021

Cameron L. Bardliving, PhD
Director of Process Development and Operations
Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB)
Jefferson University

Seminar

1. NanoBioMechanics / Orthopedic Biomechanics 2. Decorin: A Central Regulator of Cartilage Extracellular Matrix Health and Disease

January 13, 2021

1. Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

2. Lin Han, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Characterization of Neuropathology and Neuroinflammatory Cascades After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Swine

December 09, 2020

Seminar

1. Structure of Mpro from SARS-CoV-2 and Discovery of Its Inhibitors / 2. Instructing Biosystems through Supramolecular Drug Delivery

December 02, 2020

Haitao Yang, PhD
Associate Professor
Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Christopher B. Rodell, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Medical Device R&D: Innovation, Making a Difference for People, and Having Fun While Doing It

November 11, 2020

David Toub, MD, MBA, FACOG
Medical Director
Gynesonics, Inc.

Seminar

1. Probing the Synaptic Mechanisms for Learning 2. Myelin Debris-induced Inflammation and Potential Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

November 04, 2020

1. Yang Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

2. Yinghui Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Sciences
Drexel University

Seminar

Engineering Functional Adipose Tissue

October 28, 2020

Evangelia Bellas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Temple University
Department of BioEngineering
Department of Surgery

Seminar

Roles of the Axon Initial Segment in Mammalian Brain Function Under Physiological and Pathological Conditions / Nanomaterials for Inducing Antigen-Specific Immune Tolerance

October 21, 2020

Shuijin He, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Hao Cheng, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
Drexel University

Seminar

Point of Care Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) and the COVID Response

October 14, 2020

Elizabeth Silvestro, MSE
Additive Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Department of Radiology
Children's Hospital Additive Manufacturing for Pediatrics (CHAMP) 3D Labs
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Master's Thesis Defense

NeuroHub Fog: Wireless Network Time Synchronization Device for Multimodal Brain Imaging and Hyperscanning Research

October 14, 2020

Andrew G. Dai, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Caenorhabditis Elegans Processes Sensory Information to Choose Between Freeloading and Self-defense Strategies

October 07, 2020

Javier Apfeld, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Northeastern University

PhD Thesis Defense

Decorin Regulates the Structure and Biomechanical Functions of Articular Cartilage Extracellular Matrix (ECM) in Health and Disease

October 01, 2020

Biao Han, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Lin Han, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Altering the Structural Physiology of the Chest Wall in Patients with Progressive Neuromuscular Disease (PND)

September 30, 2020

Oscar Henry Mayer, MD
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory
Division of Pulmonology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar

Translational Neural Engineering: Design of Medical Devices that Convert Hypothesis into Treatment

September 29, 2020

Marom Bikson, PhD
Co-director of Neural Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY),
and New York Center for Biomedical Engineering

Seminar

Design of a RECYCLABLE CAR with Durable Antitumor Function

September 23, 2020

Haopeng Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Seminar

Control of Cell Movement by Actomyosin Contractility and Cytoplasmic Pressure

September 23, 2020

Ryan Petrie, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
College of Arts and Sciences
Drexel University

Seminar

Neuroengineering: From the Basics of Brain-Machine Interface to Frontiers of Neuroprosthetics

September 22, 2020

Nitish V. Thakor, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Eng, Electrical Eng, Neurology, Johns Hopkins University
Fellow, IEEE, BMES, AIMBE, IFMBE
Editor in Chief, Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing

GIP Conversations

Global Innovation Partnership (GIP) Conversation with Yury Gogotsi

September 17, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Evaluating the Local Release, Systemic Transport, and Biological Significance of Cobalt-Chromium (CoCr) Debris in Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

September 03, 2020

Christina M. Arnholt, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Promoting the M1-to-M2 Macrophage Transition to Enhance Angiogenesis

August 28, 2020

PhD Research Proposal

Cognitive Workload Assessment During Complex Coordinated Motor Tasks in Real-world Environments with Both Healthy and Clinical Populations

August 25, 2020

Master's Thesis Defense

Prediction of Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering Outcomes with Patient-Specific Finite Element (FE) Modeling

August 21, 2020

Christian D’Andrea, Master’s Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

PhD Research Proposal

Temporal Modulation of Macrophage Phenotype for Therapeutic Revascularization

August 18, 2020

PhD Research Proposal

Optical Mapping and Sequencing Platform for Ultra-long Single DNA Molecules

July 29, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Investigation of Modular Taper Material and Design Factors That Affect Mechanically-Assisted Crevice Corrosion at the Femoral Head-Stem Interfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasties

June 25, 2020

Sevi Berna Kocagoz, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Roles of Type V Collagen in the Joint Development and Osteoarthritis of Temporomandibular Joint

June 22, 2020

Master's Thesis Defense

Towards a Comprehensive Solution to Cartilage Repair: Combining Mechanotransduction with Drug Delivery

June 08, 2020

Shubhra Rastogi, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Li-Hsin (Leo) Han, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
College of Engineering
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Investigating the Electrophysiological Response of Brachial Plexus Nerves When Subjected to Stretch

June 08, 2020

Radhika Gangakhedkar, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Automated Genomic Wide Variants Analysis and Reporting Pipeline

June 04, 2020

Nhat Duong, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Michael Xie, PhD
Supervisory Bioinformatics Scientist
Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

PhD Thesis Defense

Cell Surface Env Transformation and Membrane Disruption by HIV-1 Entry Inhibitors

June 04, 2020

Charles G. Ang, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Irwin Chaiken, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
College of Medicine
Drexel University

Ken Barbee, PhD
Professor, Senior Associate Dean, and Associate Dean for Research
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

UV-Assisted Functionalization of 3D-Printed PEEK for Use in Spinal Fusion Cages

June 02, 2020

Paul M. DeSantis, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Michele Marcolongo, PhD
Department Head and Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

eNOS O-GlcNAcylation in Endothelial Cell Dysfunction: The Restorative Effects of Fluvastatin

May 28, 2020

Danika Meldrum, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Alisa Morss Clyne, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
College of Engineering
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Noninvasive Intracardiac Pressure Estimation Utilizing Subharmonic Aided Pressure Estimation (SHAPE)

May 28, 2020

Cara Esposito, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Jaydev Dave, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University

Peter Lewin, PhD
Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

The Design of an Apparatus for Creating a Model Drug Eluting Stent (DES)

May 27, 2020

Rebecca L. Kitchmire, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Integrated Switchable Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) for Pediatric Patients

May 22, 2020

Harutyun (Harut) Sarkisyan, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Amy Throckmorton, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Altering Metabolism Repolarizes Pro-Inflammatory Human Macrophages

May 08, 2020

Bhavani Singh, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Kara Spiller, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Multiscale and Multimodal Structure-Function Analysis of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Regeneration

May 05, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Modulation of Spinal Shox2 Interneurons by Synaptic Input from Sensory Afferents and Local Locomotor Circuits

April 24, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

A Modified Parallel Plate Flow Chamber to Study Local Endothelial Response to Recirculating Disturbed Flow

March 31, 2020

Jason Sedlak, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Alisa Morss Clyne, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
College of Engineering
Drexel University

Amy Throckmorton, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Special Seminar

Neural Correlates of Human Performance in Operational Settings

March 20, 2020

PhD Research Proposal

A Multiscale Computational Platform in the Design of a Geometrically Tunable Blood Shunt for Norwood Recipients

March 13, 2020

Seminar

Using Modern Molecular Approaches to Combat Age-old Agricultural Problems

March 11, 2020

PhD Research Proposal

Hybrid Continuous Flow Dual-Support Pediatric Artificial Heart

March 05, 2020

Seminar

Targeting CD4 Helper Function in HIV Vaccine Development

March 04, 2020

Seminar

The Future of Entrepreneurship

February 26, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Assessment of Cognition and Neuromodulation Using Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Mental Health

February 21, 2020

Adrian Curtin, Dual PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University
School of Biomedical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Advisors:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Shanbao Tong, PhD
Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Jijun Wang, PhD
Professor Shanghai Mental Health Center
School of Medicine
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Seminar

Footprints, Fairness, and the Future of the Planet

February 19, 2020

Seminar

A Road to Performance Improvement and Beyond: Optimizing Early Pregnancy Failure Management in Emergency Departments

February 12, 2020

Seminar

Technical Career Field Program (TCF): Biomedical Engineering

February 05, 2020

PhD Research Proposal

A Reaction-Diffusion Model of Neurofibrillary Tangle Propagation through the Neocortex as Represented by 18F Flortaucipir PET

February 05, 2020

PhD Research Proposal

Understanding how HIV-1 Tat Variation influences Transactivation Potential

January 31, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Neural Assessment of Consumer Preferences for Food Products

January 31, 2020

Amanda Sargent, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Rajneesh Suri, PhD
Vice Dean for Research and Strategic Partnerships
LeBow College of Business
Drexel University

Seminar

Surface Property of Nanomaterials: A Critical Parameter for Nanomedicines

January 29, 2020

Seminar

Tracing Mitotic Division History with Genome-wide DNA Methylation Loss

January 22, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Chondroitin Sulfate Conjugated Nanofiber Shish Kebabs as Biomimetic Bone Templates

January 22, 2020

Tony Yu, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Michele Marcolongo, PhD
Department Head and Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University

Christopher Li, PhD
Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University

Seminar

Game Changers in Training and Human Performance Research

January 15, 2020

Seminar

Technology Made Easy

January 08, 2020

PhD Thesis Defense

Next-generation Sequence Data Analysis for Dissecting Molecular Mechanisms in Late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

December 20, 2019

John Stephen Malamon, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Andres Kriete, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Long-Term Inhibition of Biofilm Formation on Silicone Urinary Catheters Utilizing Thin Film Coatings

December 12, 2019

Camilla A. Nix, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Yinghui Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Piezoelectric Plate Sensor for Isolation-free and Amplification-free Detection Through an Innovative Combustion-free Aqueous Materials Synthesis Route

December 06, 2019

Song Han, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Wan Y. Shih, PhD
Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Wei-Heng Shih, PhD
Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University

Seminar

Engineering Innovation: From Idea to Market Through Concepts and Case Studies

December 04, 2019

Special Seminar

Effect of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) on Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) Chondrogenesis

November 26, 2019

Seminar

Visceral Pain: The Physiology and Management

November 20, 2019

Seminar

Application of Droplet Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) to Improve Food Safety

November 13, 2019

Seminar

Using Bioengineering Approaches to Understand the Mechanism, Treatment, and Prevention of Nervous System Injuries

November 06, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Comprehensive Analysis of Subtelomeres by Genome Mapping and Sequencing

November 04, 2019

Eleanor Young, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Ming Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Convergence of Single Cell Assays, Bioinformatics, and Simulation to Study Tissue Injury and Regeneration

October 30, 2019

Seminar

Their Strength Is Their Weakness: Targeting Cancer Cells With Their Own Weapon

October 23, 2019

Seminar

Ethics and Academic Integrity

October 02, 2019

PhD Research Proposal

Macrophage Phenotype Transition as the Biological Mechanism of Chronic Wound Healing Treated with Non-Thermal, Non-Cavitational, Therapeutic Ultrasound

September 25, 2019

PhD Research Proposal

Fused Filament Fabrication of Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) for Total Knee Arthroplasty: Development of a 3D Printed Antibiotic-Loaded Porous Bone Ingrowth Surface

September 11, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

Characterizing the Macrophage Response to Immunomodulatory Biomaterials Through Gene Set Analyses

September 09, 2019

Sarah Blatt, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Kara L. Spiller, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Development of Deformity Specific Finite Element Models for Surgical Simulation of Anterior Vertebral Body Tether for Treating Scoliosis in Pediatric Subjects

September 05, 2019

Girish Viraraghavan, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Total Knee Replacement: Evaluating the Local and Systemic Collection and Biological Impact of Cobalt and Other Metallic Debris

September 04, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

Utilizing a Convolutional Neural Network To Predict HIV-1 Tat Biological Functions and the Impact of Tat Genetic Variation on Neurocognitive Impairment

August 28, 2019

Angela Tomita, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Will Dampier, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Drexel University College of Medicine

Special Seminar

Mechanotransduction Regulates Endothelial Cell Behavior in an In Vitro Blood Brain Barrier Model

August 22, 2019

PhD Research Proposal

Role of Decorin in the Structure and Mechanical Properties of Articular Cartilage

August 22, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

Characterizing the Induction of Senescence by Tau and Beta-amyloid in Rat Astrocytes

August 02, 2019

Shanmathi Sivakumar Pandian, Master's Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Claudio Torres, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine

PhD Research Proposal

Minor Fibril-Forming Collagens Are the Key Regulators of Collagen Fibrillar Structure and Biomechanics in Cartilaginous Tissues

August 01, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Investigation of Light Propagation and Detection in Human Head Under Healthy and Clinical Settings

July 23, 2019

Lei Wang, Phd Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Healthy Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Healthy Systems
Drexel University

Meltem Izzetoglu, PhD
Associate Research Professor
College of Engineering
Villanova University

PhD Research Proposal

Additive Manufacturing of Polyetheretherketone for Intervertebral Devices: Evaluating the Impact of Process Parameters in Interfacial Bonding Strength for Fused Filament Fabricated PEEK

July 18, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Optogenetically Mediated Neuromodulation Paired with Exercised Based Rehabilitation in Adult Transected Rats Enhances Voluntary Control of Trunk Muscle Segments Below Injury Leading to Alterations in Spinal Circuitry

June 28, 2019

Kendall Ankudovich Schmidt, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Simon F. Giszter, PhD
Professor
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Drexel University College of Medicine

PhD Thesis Defense

Total Hip Replacement: Insights in the Etiology of In Vivo Corrosion and an Electrochemical Framework for Quantitatively Evaluating its Impact on the Taper Connection

June 12, 2019

Genymphas Higgs, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Steven Kurtz, PhD
Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Structural Characterization and Introduction of Biomimetic Proteoglycans in Painful Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Model

June 11, 2019

PhD Research Proposal

SnS Quantum Dot Molecular Imaging Probe and Piezoelectric Plate Sensor: Biomedical Engineering Through Innovative Aqueous Materials Synthesis

June 07, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Computational Models of Endothelial Cell Growth Factor Kinetics and Glucose Metabolism

June 06, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

A Study of the Relationships Between Early Onset Scoliosis, Thoracic Deformity, and Pulmonary Function

June 05, 2019

PhD Research Proposal

Detection of Clinically-relevant Large-scale Genomic Variation from Short-read Sequencing Data

June 05, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Biomaterial-mediated Control over Macrophage Behavior for Tissue Regeneration

June 05, 2019

Claire Witherel, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Kara Spiller, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Development of an Improved Fabrication Method for an Ultrasound-Sensitive Platform for Drug Delivery to Hypoxic Tumor Sites

June 05, 2019

Seminar

Long-Term Human-Robot Bonding

June 05, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Flow Effects on Endothelial Cell Glucose Metabolism: Glycolytic Flux and O-GlcNAcylation in Health and Disease

June 03, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

Characterization of Testosterone-loaded Polydimethylsiloxane Pellets for a Mouse Model of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

May 31, 2019

Seminar

Modeling Epithelial-Effector Cell Crosstalk in the Pathogenesis of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease

May 29, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Designing a Novel Immunomodulatory Surface Modification To Promote Biomaterial-tissue Integration

May 23, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

New Continuous-flow Total Artificial Heart for Use in Smaller Sized Adults and Pediatric Patients

May 23, 2019

Seminar

The Developing Brain in Down Syndrome: Insights from Structural Neuroimaging

May 22, 2019

Seminar

Dopamine D3 Receptors and Parkinson’s Disease: Unraveling a Biased Story

May 15, 2019

Sandhya Kortagere, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Drexel University College of Medicine

PhD Thesis Defense

Early Prediction of Pressure Injury Development Using Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy

May 15, 2019

Seminar

Probing Brain Activation During Eating in Humans Using Functional Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)

May 08, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Utilizing the Innate Immune System to Mitigate Secondary Injury Following Traumatic Brain Injury

May 02, 2019

Seminar

Diffusion MRI in Ultra-high Field

May 01, 2019

PhD Research Proposal

Multiscale and Multimodal Structure-Function Analysis of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Regeneration

April 25, 2019

Seminar

Medical Imaging for Both Developing and Developed Countries

April 24, 2019

Seminar

weServe “Service through Innovation” at Drexel University: Impact of the Program and Lessons Learned

April 17, 2019

Seminar

Harnessing the Inflammatory Response for Tissue Regeneration

April 10, 2019

Seminar

Therapeutic Ultrasound: Applications and Examples

April 03, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

Contribution of Scaffold Crosslinking and Pro-inflammatory Signals to Vascularization of Biomaterials In Vivo

March 21, 2019

PhD Thesis Defense

Understanding the Effects of Age and Safety Countermeasures on Occupant Kinematics in Low-Acceleration, Time-Extended Events

March 18, 2019

Master's Thesis Defense

Optimization of a Physiology Based Pharmacokinetic Model for Drug Interaction Predictions with Application to Esketamine

March 14, 2019

Seminar

A "Thera-nostic" Approach to Improving Chronic Wound Outcomes with Optical and Acoustic Instrumentation

March 13, 2019

Michael Neidrauer, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Seminar

Patient Centricity, Clinical Innovation and Real World Evidence

March 06, 2019

Dalia El-Sherif, PhD
Co-Founder and CEO
iTakeControl

Gul Serbest, PhD
Director of Clinical Development

PhD Thesis Defense

Suborbital Spaceflight Vehicle Analysis for Single Pilot Operations

March 01, 2019

Scott Tyson Glaser, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Joseph Sarver, PhD
Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Human Brain Tumors: A Story of Molecules and Models

February 13, 2019

Atom Sarkar, MD/PhD
Global Neurosciences Institute, LLC
Drexel Neurosciences Institute
Drexel University College of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery
Director of Stereotactic, Functional and Epilepsy Surgery

Seminar

Targeting Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV Infection: HAND in HAND with Chemokines

February 06, 2019

Olimpia Meucci, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Director, Center of Neuroimmunology and CNS Therapeutics
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Drexel University College of Medicine

Seminar

Crushing It with Exponential Technologies!

January 30, 2019

Godfrey Nazareth
President and CEO
X-Biomedical, Inc.

PhD Thesis Defense

Biomechanics of the Pericellular Matrix: Roles in Cartilage Development and Osteoarthritis

January 28, 2019

Daphney Chery, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Lin Han, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Special Seminar

Decision-making and Learning Mechanisms in Parietal Cortex

January 28, 2019

Vasileios Christopoulos, PhD
Research Faculty
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
Director of Neurotechnology
Chen Brain-Machine Interface Center
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Special Seminar

A Molecular Switch That Controls Filopodia Target Selection

January 24, 2019

Yuting Mao, PhD
Research Fellow
Department of Neuroscience
Thomas Jefferson University

Seminar

Finding the Time To Optimize Therapy

January 23, 2019

Ron Anafi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology
Translational Research Laboratories
University of Pennsylvania

PhD Thesis Defense

Biomaterials-based Drug Delivery Systems for Attenuating Secondary Injury Mechanisms Following Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

January 23, 2019

Robert Shultz, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Yinghui Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Special Seminar

From Sensation to Action

January 17, 2019

Vikas Bhandawat, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Assistant Professor in Neurobiology
Duke University

Seminar

Thalamic Modulation of Cognition and Social Behavior via Modulation of E/I Balance in the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC)

January 16, 2019

Wen-Jun Gao, M.D., PhD
Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Drexel University College of Medicine

Special Seminar

Mapping Space in the Hippocampal Formation: External Inputs and Internal Dynamics

January 14, 2019

Francesco Savelli, PhD
Assistant Research Scientist
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience

PhD Thesis Defense

Microbial Characteristics of Chronic Respiratory Disease

December 17, 2018

Joshua Earl, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Garth Ehrlich, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Otolaryngology
Drexel University College of Medicine

Andres Kriete, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Role of Meniscus Micromechanics in Joint Function and Osteoarthritis

December 07, 2018

Qing Li, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Lin Han, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Engineering Personalized Neuromodulation

December 05, 2018

Marom Bikson, PhD
The Shames Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
City College of New York (CCNY)
City University of New York (CUNY)

Master's Thesis Defense

Single Telomere Length Measurement in a Single Cell

December 05, 2018

Heba Zuhair Abid, MS Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Ming Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Potential of the Flavonoid Apigenin in Regulating Immune Cell Functions During Neuroinflammation in a RelB-dependent Manner

December 04, 2018

Rashida Ginwala, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisors:
Pooja Jain, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Drexel University College of Medicine

Adrian Shieh, PhD
Associate Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Analysis of Genomic Structures Involved in Chromosome 22q Deletion Syndrome

December 03, 2018

Steven Pastor, PhD Candidate
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Advisor:
Ming Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University
Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Neural Assessment of Consumer Preferences for Food Products

November 30, 2018

Amanda Sargent, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Rajneesh Suri, PhD, Vice Dean for Research and Strategic Partnerships, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

Special Seminar

Intrinsic Functional Brain Dynamics and Brain Morphology Predict Individual Differences in Interpersonal Trust

November 30, 2018

Frank Krueger, PhD
Associate Professor of Systems Social Neuroscience
School of Systems Biology
Chief, Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI) Lab
George Mason University

Seminar

The Story of The Axiom Anatomic™ Ankle Replacement System: A Novel Implant System Born from a Partnership Between Drexel University and Kinos Medical

November 28, 2018

Sorin Siegler, PhD
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM)
Drexel University

Brian Garvey, MS
CEO
Kinos Medical, Inc.

Seminar

Ultrasound-sensitive Microbubbles for Improving Diagnosis and Therapy

November 14, 2018

John Eisenbrey, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
Thomas Jefferson University

PhD Research Proposal

Noninvasive Intracardiac Pressure Estimation Utilizing Subharmonic Aided Pressure Estimation (SHAPE)

November 14, 2018

Cara Esposito, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Jaydev Dave, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University

Peter Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Elucidating Transcriptome Isoform Complexity Using Massive RNA-sequence Data

November 07, 2018

Yi Xing, PhD
Francis West Lewis Chair
Director, Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Seminar

Endothelial Mechanobiology to Understand Cardiovascular Health and Disease

October 31, 2018

B. Rita Alevriadou, PhD
Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Ohio State University

Seminar

Functional Building Blocks to 3D Print Spatially Organized Biomaterials

October 24, 2018

Lesley W. Chow, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Bioengineering
Lehigh University

Seminar

Continued Introductions to Faculty and to Library Resources

October 17, 2018

Hasan Ayaz, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Lin Han, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, Drexel University

Jay Bhatt, Liaison Librarian, Engineering, W.W. Hagerty Library, Drexel University

Kumru Kastro, Liaison Librarian for Life Sciences and Biodiversity, W.W. Hagerty Library, Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Investigation of Light Propagation and Detection in a Human Head in Healthy and Clinical Settings

October 16, 2018

Lei Wang, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Healthy Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Healthy Systems, Drexel University

Meltem Izzetoglu, PhD, Research Professor, College of Engineering, Villanova University

Seminar

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Precision Medicine

October 10, 2018

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN
Professor
Drexel University
College of Nursing and Health Professions

PhD Research Proposal

Afferent Modulation of Rhythm-generating Neurons in the Spinal Locomotor Central Pattern Generator

October 10, 2018

Erik Li, MD/PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Kimberly Dougherty, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Drexel University

Ilya Rybak, PhD, Professor, College of Medicine, Drexel University

Catherine von Reyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Special Seminar

Symposium on Noninvasive Medical Technology

October 03, 2018

M. Brian Blake, Executive Vice President and Nina Henderson Provost, Drexel University

Kapil Dandekar, PhD, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering, Drexel University

Wan Shih, PhD, Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Hasan Ayaz, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Basil Harris, '92, '94, MD, PhD, FACEP, Founder, Basil Leaf Technologies and Final Frontier Medical Devices; Emergency Medicine Physician, Main Line Health

Seminar

Faculty Introductions and Ethics and Academic Integrity Seminar

September 26, 2018

Sri Balasubramanian, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

John Domzalski, JD, Adjunct Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Andres Kriete, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Teaching Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Catherine von Reyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Wan Shih, PhD, Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Dissecting Molecular Phenotypes in Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (LOAD) Through a Combined Systems Approach

September 24, 2018

John S. Malamon, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Andres Kriete, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Teaching Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Development Towards a Clinically Relevant Gemcitabine Loaded Ultrasound Contrast Agent

September 20, 2018

David Karl Brown, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Margaret Wheatley, PhD, John M. Reid Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Computational Modeling of a Geometrically Tunable Blood Shunt for Norwood Recipients

September 18, 2018

Ellen Garven, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Amy Throckmorton, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Molecular Mediators of Modality-Dependent Axon Facilitated Axon Regeneration Using Novel Tissue Engineered Nerve Grafts

September 12, 2018

Kritika Katiyar, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and Doctoral Researcher, Department of Neurosurgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Advisors:
D. Kacy Cullen, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Yinghui Zhong, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

PhD Thesis Defense

Generation, Computational Biofluid Mechanics, and Visualization of Complex Blood Flow Dynamics

August 31, 2018

Pablo Huang Zhang, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
J. Yasha Kresh, Professor, College of Medicine, Drexel University

Kenneth Barbee, Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of an Implantable Axial Flow Blood Pump Impeller for Fontan Patients

August 07, 2018

Matthew Hirschhorn, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Amy Throckmorton, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Roles of Collagen V in the Joint Development and Osteoarthritis of Temporomandibular Joint

June 28, 2018

Prashant Chandrasekaran, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Lin Han, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Fluid-Structure Analysis of a Collapsible Axial Impeller Pump Cage Design for the Fontan Circulation

June 21, 2018

Evan Alexander Bisirri, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Amy Throckmorton, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

High-throughput Single-Molecule Telomere Length Characterization

June 13, 2018

Jennifer McCaffrey, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Ming Xiao, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Evaluating Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Progression via Tissue Oxygenation and Perfusion Using Photoacoustic and Constrast-Enhanced Ultrasound

June 07, 2018

Ryan Margolis, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

John Eisenbrey, PhD, Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University

Seminar

Impact Innovation and Med-Tech Entrepreneurship

June 06, 2018

Mihir Shah
Founder and CEO
UE LIfeSciences Inc.

PhD Thesis Defense

Subharmonic Aided Pressure Estimation (SHAPE) of Portal Hypertension

June 06, 2018

Ipshita Gupta, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Flemming Forsberg, PhD, College of Biomedical Sciencse, Thomas Jefferson University

Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Is Fused Filament Fabrication a Viable Fabrication Method for Bioabsorbable Devices? Development of a 3D Printed Clip for Prevention of Spinal Fusion Infection

June 05, 2018

Jaclyn Schachtner, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Steven Kurtz, PhD, Associate Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Age and Sex-related Analysis of Pediatric Spinal Motion and Comparisons with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

May 31, 2018

Jeffrey Hoffman, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Novel Calcium Dependent Mechanisms of NF-kappaB Activation Regulate Lymphocyte Tolerance and Immunity

May 31, 2018

Corbett T. Berry, MD/PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisors:
Bruce D. Freedman, VMD, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Uri Hershberg, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Structural and Functional Characterization of Long Non-coding RNAs

May 30, 2018

Srinivas Somarowthu
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Drexel University College of Medicine

PhD Thesis Defense

Electrospun Scaffolds for Spinal Cord Explant Cultures

May 30, 2018

Reva M. Street, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Caroline L. Schauer, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Integrated Switchable Ventricular Assist Devices for Pediatric Patients

May 25, 2018

Harutyun (Harut) Sarkisyan, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Amy Throckmorton, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Tumor Metastases: How They Develop, Pre-clinical Models to Study Them, and Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Their Treatment

May 23, 2018

Alessandro Fatatis MD, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, Physiology and Pathology
College of Medicine
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Reorganization of the Motor Cortex After Spinal Cord Injury

May 23, 2018

Jason Chickness, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Karen A. Moxon, PhD, Professor, University of California, Davis; and Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Special Seminar

Observing the Brain-on-Task Using Functional Optical Brain Imaging

May 17, 2018

Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Waiting for Knowledge Translation: The Unfulfilled Promises of Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) and Ischemic Conditioning

May 16, 2018

Kenneth Frumkin, PhD, MD, FACEP
Educator, Researcher, Emergency Medicine Physician

Seminar

Using Technology for Mental Health Evaluation, Treatment, and Patient Engagement

May 09, 2018

Adam Pardes
Chief Operating Officer
NeuroFlow Inc.
PhD Candidate in Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania

PhD Thesis Defense

Hypoxic Nitrite Reduction to Nitric Oxide: A Computational Modeling Approach

May 07, 2018

Yien Liu, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Dov Jaron, PhD, Calhoun Distinguished Professor of Engineering in Medicine, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

A Systems Approach to Modeling and Simulating Cellular Stochasticity and Adaptation Across Multiple Biological Scales

May 04, 2018

Justin Melunis, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Uri Hershberg, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

How to Do Good Machine Learning

May 02, 2018

Konrad P. Kording, PhD
Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar

Functional Optical Brain Imaging: The Journey from Concept to Commercialization

April 25, 2018

Banu Onaral, PhD
H. H. Sun Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Senior Advisor to President, Global Innovation Partnerships
Drexel University

Seminar

A Bias-variance Tradeoff in Human Decision-making

April 18, 2018

Joshua Gold, PhD
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania

PhD Research Proposal

Osteoblasts Response to Surface Properties of Mineralized Nanofiber Shish Kebab Templates

April 17, 2018

Tony Yu, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Michele Marcolongo, PhD, Department Head and Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University

Christopher Li, PhD, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University

Seminar

Evolution of a Polymer-shelled Ultrasound Contrast Agent

April 11, 2018

Margaret A. Wheatley, PhD
John M. Reid Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Special Seminar

Using Neural Engineering Approaches for Stroke Rehabilitation

April 09, 2018

Tanuj Gulati, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neurology
University of California - San Francisco (UCSF), and
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC)
Center for Neural Engineering and Prosthesis
UCSF and UC-Berkeley

Special Seminar

Towards Anatomical and Transcriptional Profiling of Intact Organisms with Tissue Clearing, Custom Microscopy and Algorithms

March 26, 2018

Alon Greenbaum, PhD
Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

PhD Research Proposal

The Protective Role of Shear Stress on Endothelial Cell Glucose Metabolism

March 20, 2018

Sarah Basehore, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Alisa Morss Clyne, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University

Kenneth A. Barbee, PhD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean, and Associate Dean for Research, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Special Seminar

Development of Tissue Instructive Materials for Biomedical Applications

March 19, 2018

Christopher Rodell, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Center for Systems Biology

Seminar

Nanotechnology in Genomic Studies

March 14, 2018

Ming Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

Dragon Hearts for Kids: A New Spin on Treatment Strategies for Pediatric Heart Failure

February 28, 2018

Amy Throckmorton, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

The Effects of Neighboring Regions of Disturbed Flow on the Functional Phenotype of Endothelial Cells Subjected to Laminar and Flow

February 27, 2018

Jason Sedlak, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Alisa Morss Clyne, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel Univeristy

Kenneth A. Barbee, PhD, Professor, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Research, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Special Seminar

A "Theranostic" Approach to Improving Chronic Wound Outcomes with Optical and Acoustic Instrumentation

February 26, 2018

Michael Neidrauer, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Pulsed Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation and Its Applications in Treatment of Focal Cerebral Ischemia and Depression

February 24, 2018

Hangdao Li, Dual PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Advisors:
Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Shanbao Tong, PhD, Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Seminar

Research at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute (Featuring Exposure Science with Dr. Nathaniel Snyder)

February 21, 2018

Craig Newschaffer, PhD
Director, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Associate Dean for Research
School of Public Health
Drexel University

Special Seminar

A Multi-disciplinary Regenerative Medicine Approach to Resolving the Donor Lung Shortage

February 19, 2018

Jinho Kim, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University

PhD Research Proposal

Understanding the Effects of Age and Safety Countermeasures on Occupant Kinematics in Low-Acceleration, Time-extended Events (LATEs)

February 16, 2018

Christine Holt, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Kristy Arbogast, PhD, Co-Scientific Director, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Research Associate Professor, The University of Pennsylvania

PhD Research Proposal

Total Hip Replacement: The Effect of in vivo Corrosion on the Strength of the Taper Connection

February 15, 2018

Genymphas Higgs, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Steven M. Kurtz, PhD, Associate Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

System Immunology: How Do We Know When We Have Sampled Enough?

February 14, 2018

Uri Hershberg, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
College of Medicine, Department of Immunology and Microbiology
Drexel University

Seminar

Bioengineering for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: From Nano to Macro and Combined

February 07, 2018

Jake Brenner, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Department of Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar

Biomedical Technology Standards Development Process Panel - Part 1

January 31, 2018

Sharon Tsai-hsuan Ku, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering and Society
University of Virginia

Travis Murdock, MPA
Manager
Technical Committee Operations
ASTM International

Jay Bhatt, MS
Liaison Librarian
Engineering
Drexel University Libraries

Seminar

Towards Ubiquitous and Continuous Measurement of the Brain Function

January 24, 2018

Hasan Ayaz, PhD
Associate Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

A Multifaceted Approach to Promote Neuronal Growth after Spinal Cord Injury

January 22, 2018

Brian Oeffinger, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Margaret Wheatley, PhD, John M. Reid Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Roles of Decorin in Cartilage Biomechanical Function and Osteoarthritis

January 17, 2018

Lin Han, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Seminar

The Story of Halo Labs

January 10, 2018

Robert Hart, PhD
CEO
Halo Labs
Philadelphia, PA

PhD Thesis Defense

Tools for the Analysis of B Cell Clone Diversity in Immune Repertoires

January 09, 2018

Bochao Zhang, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Uri Hershberg, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Understanding the Role of Macrophage Phenotype in Biomaterial-Mediated Tissue Regeneration

January 09, 2018

Pamela L. Graney, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Kara L. Spiller, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Analysis of a Clonal Repertoire Containing Insertions and Deletions

January 09, 2018

Adam Still, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Uri Hershberg, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Novel Therapeutic Intervention for Myocardial Infarction in Large Animal Model

December 15, 2017

Maria Mercedes, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
John Gearhart, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Fred Allen, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Adrian Shieh, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Machine Learning Enhanced Translational Research Methods Refine Novel Biomarker for Human Epilepsy

December 14, 2017

Walter Hinds, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Karen A. Moxon, PhD, Professor, University of California, Davis; and Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

PhD Thesis Defense

Characterization and Modeling of Metabolic Stress Responses in Cellular Aging

December 08, 2017

David Alfego, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisor:
Andres Kriete, PhD, Associate Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Multimodal Neuroimaging of Human Brain Deficits after Sleep Deprivation

December 06, 2017

Hengyi Rao, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Center for Functional Neuroimaging
Department of Neurology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

PhD Research Proposal

SnS Quantum Dots for Bioimaging and Piezoelectric Plate Sensor Array for Isolation-free and Amplification-free Genetic Testing

December 05, 2017

Song Han, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Advisors:
Wan Y. Shih, PhD, Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Wei-Heng Shih, PhD, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University

PhD Research Proposal

Potential of the Flavonoid Apigenin in Regulating Immune Cell Functions During Neuroinflammation in a RelB-dependent Manner

November 30, 2017

Rashida Ginwala, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisors:
Pooja Jain, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, Drexel University

Adrian Shieh, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Social Inheritance and Its Consequences in Animal Societies

November 29, 2017

Erol Akcay, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Pennsylvania


PhD Thesis Defense

Geometry, Growth, and Shape of the Normative Pediatric Thoracic and Lumbar Spines and Rib Cage and Comparisons with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

November 27, 2017

James Peters, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisor:
Sriram Balasubramanian, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Master's Thesis Defense

Mitochondria Malate-Aspartate and Lactate Shuttle Mechanisms Cooperate in Coupling of Glycolysis and Oxidative Phosphorylation in Colon Cancer

November 27, 2017

Oya Altinok, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisors:
Zulfiya Orynbayeva, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Drexel University

Adrian Shieh, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Seminar

Sleep-Wake and Circadian Challenges on Our Way to Mars

November 15, 2017

Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor of Sleep and Chronobiology
Psychiatry Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
Division of Sleep and Chronobiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

PhD Research Proposal

Early Detection of Pressure Injury Development with Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy

November 09, 2017

Alec Lafontant, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisors:
Leonid Zubkov, PhD, Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Michael Neidrauer, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Seminar

Advances in Organ Bioengineering

November 08, 2017

Ricky Solorzano
Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer
Allevi (formerly BioBots)
Philadelphia, PA

PhD Thesis Defense

The Development of a Mental Workload Assessment System Using Psychophysiological Signals

November 07, 2017

Yichuan Liu, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisors:
Hasan Ayaz, PhD, Associate Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Patricia A. Shewokis, PhD, Professor, College of Nurseing and Health Professions and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Seminar

Integration of a National Multi-Institutional Retrieval Program into Established Orthopaedic Registries in the US

November 01, 2017

Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Associate Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Director, Implant Research Center
Drexel University
Corporate Vice President, Principal & Practice Director, Exponent

Special Seminar

Translational Immunoengineering Biosensors for Personalized Disease Theranostics at Point-of-Care

October 31, 2017

Umer Hassan, PhD
Research Scientist
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Research Affiliate
Biomedical Research Center
Mills Breast Cancer Institute
Carle Foundation Hospital

PhD Research Proposal

Biomechanics of the Pericellular Matrix (PCM): Roles in Cartilage Development and Osteoarthritis

October 30, 2017

Daphney Chery, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisor:
Lin Han, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Seminar

Designed Polymer Crystallization for Biomedical Engineering

October 25, 2017

Christopher Li, PhD
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University

Seminar

Realizing Personalized Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Treatments

October 18, 2017

John D. Medaglia, PhD
Assistant Professor
Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Department of Psychology
Drexel University

Seminar

Mechanics of Cortical Bone at Multi-Length-Scale

October 11, 2017

Ahmad Raeisi Najafi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics (MEM)
College of Engineering
Drexel University

Seminar

Academic Conduct and Fellowship Orientation

October 04, 2017

Andres Kriete, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

John F. Domzalski, MPH, JD
Adjunct Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Meredith Wooten, PhD
Director Center for Scholar Development
Pennoni Honors College
Drexel University

Seminar

Footprints, Fairness and the Future of Humanity: Environmental Justice and Enhanced Evolution

September 27, 2017

Paul Brandt-Rauf, ScD, MD, DrPH
Distinguished University Professor and Dean
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Master's Thesis Defense

Maximizing Cell Growth per Passage Using Polystyrene Ribbons

September 25, 2017

Nazmiye Celik, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Advisors:
Li-Hsin Han, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering, Drexel University

Kara Spiller, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems