Carnegie Mellon University

2021 Fall Seminar Series 

All seminars are held online on Fridays from 10:15-11:15 AM ET   

Friday, September 3, 2021


Raj R. Rao, PhD
George M. and Boyce W. Billingsley Endowed Chair and Department Head
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Arkansas

Seminar Title: Challenges in Stem Cell Bioprocessing for Regenerative Biomedical Applications

Friday, September 10, 2021


Wei Chen, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Biostatistics, and Human Genetics
Director of Statistical Genetics Core
Department of Pediatrics
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Understanding Lung Diseases in the Era of Multi-omics

Friday, September 17, 2021


No seminar/Please attend BME Forum


Friday, September 24, 2021


Pedro Irazoqui, PhD
Incoming Department Head
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Whiting School of Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: Electroceuticals in Epilepsy and Glaucoma

Friday, October 1, 2021


Samir Mitragotri, PhD
Hiller Professor of Bioengineering and Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering
Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Seminar Title: Ionic Liquids for Therapeutic Applications

Friday, October 8, 2021


No Seminar/BMES

Friday, October 15, 2021


Julie Fradette, PhD
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
Université Laval
Québec, Canada

Seminar Title: Using 3D engineered human adipose tissues as in vitro models and replacement substitutes

Friday, October 22, 2021


Hyle Park, PhD
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
University of California, Riverside

Seminar Title: TBA

Friday, October 29, 2021


Christopher Moore, PhD
Associate Director of the Carney Institute of Brain Science
Professor of Neuroscience
Brown University

Seminar Title: TBA

Friday, November 5, 2021 



Friday, November 12, 2021



Friday, November 19, 2021


Guillermo Ameer, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Surgery
Daniel Hale Williams Professor
Director, Center for Advanced Regenerative Engineering
Northwestern University

Seminar Title: TBA

Friday, November 26, 2021


No seminar/Thanksgiving

Friday, December 3, 2021


Andrés J. García, PhD
Executive Director, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience
The Petit Director's Chair in Bioengineering and Bioscience, Regents' Professor
George Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Seminar Title: TBA