Faculty

  • Tal Danino
    Tal Danino

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    1000M Northwest Corner Building
    550 W 120th St
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-853-0787
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: td2506@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:
    Synthetic biology. Engineering gene circuits in microbes. Cancer therapeutics and diagnostics. Mathematical modeling of gene network dynamics. Microfluidics. Biosensor applications.    
     
  • X. Edward Guo

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-6196
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: exg1@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Image based microstructural and finite element analyses of skeletons; in vitro mechanobiology of osteocytes, osteoblasts, and osteoclasts; and 3D cell mechanics and mechanotransduction.

    Bone Bioengineering Lab

  • Henry Hess

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-7749
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: hh2374@columbia.edu
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    Research Areas:

    Engineering at the molecular scale, in particular the design of active nanosystems incorporating biomolecular motors, the study of active self-assembly, and the investigation of protein-resistant polymer coatings.

    Laboratory for Nanobiotechnology and Synthetic Biology

  • Andreas H. Hielscher

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Radiology

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-5080
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: ahh2004@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Optical medical instrumentation and image reconstruction algorithms. Clinical and preclinical imaging of joint diseases, cancer (breast, kidney, stomach, bone, prostate), cerebral hemodynamics (stroke, epilepsy), and vascular reactivity.

    Biophotonics and Optical Radiology Laboratory

  • Elizabeth M.C. Hillman

    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace (Office: 406 CEPSR)
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-2788
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: eh2245@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    2D and 3D optical imaging, development and application of new optical imaging technologies, microscopy and spectroscopy, in vivo function and physiology, brain, cardiac and dermal and molecular imaging.

    Laboratory for Functioal Optical Imaging

  • Clark T. Hung

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Chair of Undergraduate Studies

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-6542
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: cth6@columbia.edu
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    Research Areas:

    Effects of physical, mechanical, and chemical stimuli on musculoskeletal cells related to cellular and tissue engineering.

    Cellular Engineering Laboratory

  • Christopher R. Jacobs

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212 851 0271
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: crj2111@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Understanding the molecular mechanisms that allow cells of the skeletal system to sense and respond to mechanical stimulation.

    Cell and Molecular Bioengineering Lab

  • Joshua Jacobs
    Joshua Jacobs

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-4460
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: jj2784@columbia.edu
     

    Research Areas:
    Electrophysiology of navigation and memory, brain stimulation, direct human brain recordings.

    Memory and Navigation Laboratory

  • Christoph Juchem
    Christoph Juchem

    Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Email: cwj2112@columbia.edu

    Research Areas

    Magnetic Field Modeling, Brain Chemistry/Metabolism, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS), Multiple Sclerosis. Neurology, Neuroscience, MR Methodology, Biomedical Technology, Translational/Clinical Research

    Magnetic Resonance Scientific Engineering for Clinical Excellence Laboratory (MR SCIENCE)

  • Lance C. Kam

    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Secretary, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-8611
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: lk2141@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Micro- and nano-scale fabrication of biological systems. Cell-cell and cell-matrix signaling. Engineering of immune and nervous systems. Nanomedicine. 

    Microscale Biocomplexity Laboratory

  • Elisa E. Konofagou

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-342-0863 +1 212-854-9661
    Fax: +1 212-342-1648
    Email: ek2191@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Ultrasonics (imaging and therapy), elasticity imaging, signal and image processing, soft tissue mechanics.

    Ultrasonic Elasticity Imaging Laboratory

  • Aaron Matthew Kyle

    Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212 851 5678
    Email: ak3110@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Engineering Education and Laboratory Development, Biomedical Signal Processing and Acoustics, Electromagnetic Field-Induced Tissue Growth and Repair.

  • Andrew Laine

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212 854 6539
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: laine@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:
     
    Mathematical analysis and quantification of medical images, signal and image processing, computer-aided diagnosis.
     
  • Kam W Leong

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone:
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: kwl2121@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Regenerative Medicine with Direct Cellular Reprogramming.

    Nanotherapeutics and Stem Cell Engineering Laboratory

  • Helen H. Lu

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Chair, Graduate Studies

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-4071
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: hhlu@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Interface tissue engineering and the formation of integrated complex tissue systems, multi-functional scaffold design for multi-tissue regeneration and biomimetic models to evaluate cell-material interactions, composite biomaterials for orthopaedic and dental applications.

    Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Laboratory

  • Barclay Morrison
    Barclay Morrison

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Vice Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-6277
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: bm2119@columbia.edu
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    Research Areas:

    Mechanical injury of the central nervous system:1) improvement of prevention strategies through development of critical biomechanical data for the living brain, 2) identification of novel treatment options by understanding the post-traumatic pathobiology in greater detail, 3) engineering new research tools to enhance studies in the first two areas.

    Neurotrauma and Repair Laboratory

  • Van C. Mow

    Stanley Dicker Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopedic Bioengineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-8462
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: vcm1@columbia.edu
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    Research Areas:

    Soft tissue biomechanics (including articular cartilage, meniscus and intervertebral disc), biomechanics of osteoarthritis, cell-matrix interactions, mechano-signal transduction, and functional tissue engineering.

  • Katherine E. Reuther

    Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering and Director of Master's Studies

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-851-0272
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: ker2154@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Engineering Education, Soft Tissue Biomechanics, Mechanisms of Orthopaedic Injury and Repair, Shoulder

  • Paul Sajda

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology, Departmental Faculty Mediator

    404 CEPSR Building
    530 West 120th Street, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-5279
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: ps629@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Neurocomputational modeling and neuroengineering, pattern recognition, adaptive processing for biomedical image and signal analysis.

    Laboratory for Intelligent Imaging and Neural Computing

  • Samuel K. Sia

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Faculty Co-Director, SEAS Entrepreneurship

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-854-7549
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: ss2735@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Microfluidics, point-of-care diagnostics, 3D tissue engineering, implantable devices.

    Molecular and Microscale Bioenigneering Laboratory

  • J. Thomas Vaughan
    J. Thomas Vaughan

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York, NY 10027

    Phone: +1 212-851-9553
    Fax: +1 212-854-8725
    Email: jtv2114@columbia.edu

    Columbia University Magnetic Resonance Research Initiative

  • Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic

    Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Sciences

    622 West 168th Street
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, VC12-234
    New York, NY 10032

    Phone: +1 212-305-2304
    Fax: +1 212-305-4692
    Email: gv2131@columbia.edu

    Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering

  • Qi Wang

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    351 Engineering Terrace
    1210 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code: 8904
    New York , NY 10027

    Email: qw2161@columbia.edu

    Research Areas:

    Neural coding in the somatosensory pathway of the brain, brain-machine interfaces, and biomedical instrumentation for creating engineered tactile sensations.

    Raymond and Beverly Sackler Laboratory for Neural Engineering and Control


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