Carnegie Mellon University

2023 Spring Seminar Series 

All seminars are held in-person on Thursdays from 11:00-12:00 PM ET in Hall of Arts (HOA) 160   

Thursday, January 19, 2023


Muyinatu Bell, PhD
John C. Malone Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: Listening to the Sound of Light to Guide Surgeries

Thursday, January 26, 2023


Jessica Winter, PhD
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Ohio State University

Seminar Title: Mechanics in the Brain Tumor Microenvironment

Thursday, February 2, 2023


Aaron Blanchard, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Seminar Title: DNA Mechanotechnology for Sensing and Generating Piconewton-scale Forces

Thursday, February 9, 2023


Axel Moore, PhD
Biomedical Research Scientist
University of Delaware

Seminar Title: Prevention-Preservation-Modulation of Orthopaedic Joints

Thursday, February 16, 2023


Jason M. Szafron, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Stanford University

Seminar Title: Computational growth and remodeling for engineered solutions in cardiovascular disease

Tuesday, February 21, 2023


Shreya Saxena, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Florida

Seminar Title: Taming machine learning models of neural dynamics with anatomical and behavioral constraints

Thursday, February 23, 2023


Colin Hisey, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Biomedical, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
The Ohio State University

Seminar Title: Applications of Micro- and Nanotechnology in Extracellular Vesicle Research

Thursday, March 2, 2023


Roozbeh Jafari, Ph.D.
Tim and Amy Leach Professor
Presidential Impact Fellow
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University

Seminar Title: Digital Medicine for Cardiovascular Health

Thursday, March 9, 2023


Spring Break/No Seminar

Tuesday, March 14,  2023


Mehran Mirramezani, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Computer Science
Princeton University

Seminar Title: Personalized Healthcare Decision-Making Using Digital Twins and Machine Learning

Thursday, March 16, 2023


Bruno V. Rego, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Yale University

Seminar Title: Predictive Multiscale Models of Cardiovascular Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

Thursday, March 23, 2023


Huang Chiao Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland

Seminar Title: Light Activation as a Tool to Address Drug Resistance in Cancer

Thursday, March 30, 2023


David Boas, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

Seminar Title: Toward neuroscience of the everyday world using functional near-infrared spectroscopy

Thursday, April 6, 2023


Jacqueline Linnes, PhD
Marta E Gross Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University

Seminar Title: Molecular Diagnostics for the Extreme Points-of-Care

Thursday, April 20, 2022


Susan Daniel, PhD
Fred H. Rhodes Professor
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cornell University

Seminar Title: Solving the Puzzle of Coronavirus Entry and the Role of the Fusion Peptide in Breaching the Host Membrane

Thursday, April 27, 2023


Brian Timko, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Tufts University

Seminar Title: Hybrid cardiac tissues: bioelectronic interfaces for monitoring and modulating cardiac function