Bioengineering Graduate Program Faculty

Students in the joint PhD program can select faculty mentors at Oregon State University (listed below) or at the University of Oregon. At this time, MS students can only select faculty mentors from OSU.

Faculty

Assistant Professor

Holly.Arnold@oregonstate.edu

Interests: Veterinary Medicine

Associate Professor

joe.baio@oregonstate.edu

1-541-737-4612

Interests: Biomaterials, biomimetics, molecular self-assembly

Associate Professor

ravi.balasubramanian@oregonstate.edu

1-541-737-4267

Interests: Robotics and human control systems

Interim Dean of the College of Science

bokilv@math.oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-2609

Interests: Mathematical biology - deterministic and stochastic modeling, analysis, and simulation of multiscale problems in population dynamics and epidemiology.

Associate Professor

kevin.brown@oregonstate.edu

541-737-8251

Interests: Biological systems, systems biology, systems neuroscience, and cognitive science

Associate Professor

chengli@eecs.oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-8218

Interests: Nanomaterials and integrated biosensors for point-of-care testing

Professor

dhagat@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-9927

Interests: Biomagnetic applications, magneto-acoustics, magnetic metrology, 3D printed magnetic materials, spintronics

Assistant Professor

kaitlin.fogg@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-1777

Interests: The Fogg Lab aims to develop and exploit high throughput in vitro 3D models of cancer in order to identify novel druggable targets, improve treatment selection of current therapeutics, and reprogram the immune system in the metastatic niche

Associate Professor

elain.fu@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-1062

Interests: Biosensing and microfluidics for field-use applications

Assistant Professor

morgan.giers@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-0961

Interests: Predicting treatment outcomes for intervertebral disc regenerative and surgical therapies., Interests: Utilizing MRI, image processing, mathematical modeling, tissue engineering, drug delivery, and surgery to study transport phenomena in vivo.

Professor

stacey.harper@oregonstate.edu

541-737-2791

Interests: Novel approaches to predictive toxicology

Associate Professor

david.hendrix@oregonstate.edu

541-241-6151

Interests: Structure, function and mechanisms of action of non-coding RNAs, both large and small.

Professor

adam.higgins@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-6245

Interests: Technologies for long-term stabilization of cells, tissues and organs; microfluidic devices for chemical processing of blood.

Professor

liang.huang@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-4694

Interests: RNA folding, RNA design, mRNA medicine, protein folding, protein design

Associate Professor

matthew.johnston@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-3320

Interests: Electronic sensors, circuits, and devices, with an emphasis on biosensor and bioelectronic platforms, massively-parallel sensing, and lab-on-chip technologies for medical monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics.

Professor

goran.jovanovic@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-3614; alt: (541) 737-2981

Interests: Design, manufacturing, and application of microscale-based therapeutic devices. Continuous blood processing via the i-Blood platform, a wearable, high-performance microfluidic device.

Associate Professor

jay.kim@oregonstate.edu

541-737-2166

Interests: Occupational ergonomics and biomechanics.

Assistant Professor

heidi.kloefkorn@oregonstate.edu

Interests: Our lab integrates noninvasive observational and analytical technology with tissue analysis to: , Interests: 1. better understand pathophysiology of chronic disease and injury conditions, Interests: 2. advance preclinical model assessment for better translational efficacy, and , Interests: 3. understand and minimize experimental bias

Associate Professor

sam.logan@oregonstate.edu

541-737-3437

Interests: Health and wellbeing of typically developing children and children with disabilities.

Associate Professor

marilyn.mackiewicz@oregonstate.edu

541-737-7406

Interests: Our research is centered around 4 major themes that include: 1) designing nanoscale materials for biomedical and environmental applications , Interests: 2) studying nanoparticle-biological interactions and nanotoxicology, Interests: 3) developing diagnostic assays and systems to monitor disease states and therapeutic response, Interests: 4) systems for imaging and targeted drug delivery

Associate Professor

megrawm@science.oregonstate.edu

(541)-737-1118

Interests: Understanding how small RNAs and transcription factors work together in living cells.

Associate Professor

Mike.Pavol@oregonstate.edu

541-737-5928

Interests: Biomechanics of preventing falls and fractures; ergonomics of transferring people with disabilities

Associate Professor

benjamin.philmus@oregonstate.edu

541-737-9396

Interests: The Philmus lab is interested in the natural products, aka secondary metabolites, produced by both microorganisms and plants.

Associate Professor

ramseyst@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-5609

Interests: Reverse engineering gene regulatory networks; genetic variation and its effect on gene expression and gene regulation; atherosclerosis; cancer.

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

skip.rochefort@oregonstate.edu

1-541-737-2408

Interests: Rheological, molecular, thermal, and surface characterization of polymer-based biomaterials and biomedical devices

Associate Professor

thomas.sharpton@oregonstate.edu

541-737-8623

Interests: Using gut microbiomes to understand, diagnose, and treat chronic diseases

Professor

smartw@oregonstate.edu

1-541-737-0670

Interests: Robotics and machine learning

Associate Professor

sunb@oregonstate.edu

(541) 737-8203

Interests: Collective distributed sensing by multiple cells, mechanics of tumor and extracellular matrix, force generation and invasion of cancer cells.

Associate Professor

sunco@oregonstate.edu

503-346-4699

Interests: Applying nanotechnology toward unanswered problems in cancer care. 

Assistant Professor

tim.warren@oregonstate.edu

541-737-7557

Interests: Neuroscience; animal navigation; automated, closed-loop instrumentation; computer vision; computational biology