Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Series - Fall 2018

All seminars are held in Baker Hall (BH) 136A at 10:30 A.M. unless otherwise indicated.    

Thursday, September 6, 2018


Cheng Dong, PhD
Department Head and Distinguished Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Science and Mechanics
The Pennsylvania State University

Seminar Title: Immune Cell-Mediated Cell and Drug Delivery Platform

Thursday, September 13, 2018 


Milan Yager
Executive Director
American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Seminar Title: Falling out of Love with Science

Thursday, September 20, 2018  (No Seminar)

Thursday, September 27, 2018


Bozhi Tian, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
The University of Chicago

Seminar Title: Physical Biology at the Semiconductor-based Biointerfaces

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Douglas J. Weber, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
The University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Implantable, injectable, and wearable devices for sensing and effecting neurological functions

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Edward Guo, PhD
Stanley Dicker Professor  and Chair 
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University in the City of New York

Seminar Title: Bone Bioengineering: Microstructure, Mechanics, Mechanobiology, and Beyond

Thursday, October 18, 2018 (No Seminar)

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Eva Sevick-Muraca, Ph.D.
Nancy and Rich Kinder Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Disease Research
Professor and Director Center for Molecular Imaging
The University of Texas

Seminar Title: Visualizing and delivering immunotherapeutics through the lymphatics

Thursday, November 1, 2018 


Song Li, PhD
Chancellor Professor and Department Chair
Department of Bioengineering and Medicine
The University of California 

Seminar Title: Engineering Biomaterials for Cell Reprogramming

Thursday, November 8, 2018


Arthur F. Gmitro, PhD
Department Head of Biomedical Engineering 
Professor of Medical Imaging, Optical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering
The University of Arizona

Seminar Title: Microscopic and Macroscopic Imaging of Living Tissue

Thursday, November 15, 2018


Shuvo Roy, PhD
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
The University of California, San Francisco

Seminar Title: Building An Implantable Artificial Kidney

Thursday, November 22, 2018 (No Seminar)

Thursday, November 29, 2018


Michael I. Miller, PhD
Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Co-Director, Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: Computational Anatomy and Diffeomorphometry: Embedding the Brain into the Soft Condensed Matter Continuum

Thursday, December 6, 2018


Mark E. Byrne, PhD
Founding Department Head and Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Rowan University

Seminar Title: Harnessing Biology in the Engineering of Next Generation Biomaterials for Drug Delivery