Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Series - Spring 2019

All seminars are held in Posner Hall (POS) A35 at 10:30 A.M. unless otherwise indicated.    

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Dong

No Seminar

Thursday, January 24, 2019 

Zheng

Siyang Zheng, PhD
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering
Member, Material Research Institute, Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, and Cancer Institute
The Pennsylvania State University

Seminar Title: Micro/nano engineering for precision cancer medicine

Thursday, January 31, 2019 (Cancelled)

Smith

Matthew Smith, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Coordination of neuronal populations during preparation and perception

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Meng Cui

Meng Cui, PhD
Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biology
Purdue University

Seminar Title: Multiscale functional and structural brain imaging

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Brianne Cozzinno

Brianne Connizzo, PhD
NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar Title: Examining Homeostatic Regulation of Tissue Properties and Tendon Pathology Through the Use of Novel Explant Culture Models

Monday, February 18, 2019

Smith

Matthew Smith, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Coordination of neuronal populations during preparation and perception

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tracy Cui

Xinyan Tracy Cui, PhD
William Kepler Whiteford Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Biomimetic Strategies Towards Seamless Neural Implants/Tissue Integration

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Neil Lin

Neil Y.C. Lin, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Wyss Institute
Harvard University

Seminar Title: Engineering Soft Materials to 3D Print Human Kidney Models

Thursday, February 28, 2019 

Li

Chenzhong Li, PhD
Program Director of Nanobiosensing Program
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Seminar Title: Biomedical Sensing Devices for Cell on a Chip and NSF Perspectives

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 

Huber

Meghan Huber, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar Title: Enhancing Acquisition and Performance of Complex Motor Skills

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Gmitro

David Kaplan, PhD
Stern Family Professor of Engineering
Distinguished Professor
Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Director, Bioengineering and Biotechnology Center
Tufts University

Seminar Title: Bioengineered Silk Proteins for Regenerative Medicine

Monday, March 18, 2019

KayhanB

Kayhan Batmanghelich, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: AI-Healthcare Bridge: A Balance Between Prediction and Interpretation

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wayne

Elizabeth Wayne, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Pharmacoengineering & Molecular Pharmaceutics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Seminar Title: Manipulating macrophage polarization to control gene delivery

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Gaver

Donald Gaver, PhD
Alden J. 'Doc' Laborde Professor and
Department Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Tulane University

Seminar Title: Multi-scale modeling of alveolar and airway recruitment/derecruitment dynamics associated with ventilator-induced lung injury: Mechanisms of damage and opportunities for protection

Thursday, April 4, 2019

petersen

Thomas Petersen, MD, PhD
Vice President
Regenerative Medicine
United Therapeutics

Seminar Title: Exosomes and Tissue Engineering: Developing Novel Therapies for Lung Disease

Thursday, April 11, 2019

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Bryne

Kun Zhang, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
University of California San Diego

Seminar Title: 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Bryne

 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Bryne

Brian Litt, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania;
Director of the University of Pennsylvania Epilepsy Center

Seminar Title: