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Experts on mechanics

Songbai  Ji
Songbai Ji
Professor- Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Professor Ji's research seeks to integrate advanced neuroimaging into traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomechanics research to understand injuries to functionally important neural pathways while developing techniques to... Read More

Sarah D Olson
Sarah D Olson
Professor & Department Head-Mathematical Science
Arts & Sciences

Professor Olson explores development of mathematical and computational models to understand emergent phenomenon in biological systems. Applications include tissue engineering, micro-organism motility, muscle contraction, and... Read More

Cagdas  Onal
Cagdas Onal
Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Robotics Engineering

Professor Onal conducts research in soft robotics, a largely underexplored area of robotics that has significance in medicine, manufacturing, and disaster response. Soft robots could potentially be deployed in search-and-rescue... Read More

Balaji  Panchapakesan

Professor Panchapakesan focuses on using nanotechnology and microfabrication techniques for capture and analysis of circulating tumor cells for standing up to cancer. He has also used nanomaterials and polymers to create... Read More