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Biomedical Engineering Faculty

  • Robert Gettens

    Professor, Department Chair

    Dr. Gettens is the Biomedical Engineering Department Chair. His areas of interest are in Biomaterials, Medical Devices, Entrepreneurship. He is also an ABET Evaluator, focused on curriculum development and leads the senior design capstone course for the department.     

  • Dr. Rust


    Dr. Rust is the Director of Experiential and Entrepreneurial Learning. His research focuses on Point-of-Care (POC) devices, biosensors, bioinstrumentation, lab on a chip, and global health.   

    Dr. Rust's Lab Website
  • Dr. Kwaczala

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Kwaczala is the Faculty Advisor for Society of Women Engineers. Her research interests are in biomechanics, prosthetic and orthotic design, clinical engineering and Inter-professional collaboraitons with industry partners and medical professionals.   

    Dr. K's Lab Website
  • Dr. English

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Engilsh has research interests are in novel biosensors that exploit the application of living cells on hydrogel scaffolds, bio-signal processing, biomaterials and tissue engineering.

  • Dr. Jaiswal

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Jaiswal is the faculty advisor for BMES. She has research interests are in tissue engineering, bioMEMS, drug delivery, and mechanobiology.