Speakers

Keynote and Invited Speakers


Keynote Speakers
    
Nancy Allbritton, Ph.D
The University of North Carolina and
North Carolina State Joint Department
of Biomedical Engineering
 Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D
         Robert and Harriet Heilburnn Professor
The Rockefeller University 
   David Mooney, Ph.D 
   Robert P. Pinkas Family
Professor of Bioengineering
Harvard University 
Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D 
    Professor
Texas Heart Institute 
Valerie M. Weaver, Ph.D 
Professor & Director, Center for Bioengineering
and Tissue Regeneration
University of California, San Francisco
 
Ron Weiss, Ph.D 
 Professor of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
 
  Kun Zhang, Ph.D  
   Professor of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego 
 
 
 
Invited Speakers
  
Danielle Benoit, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Rochester
Steven C. George, Ph.D
Department Chair and Professor 
University of California, Davis
Warren L. Grayson, PhD
Associate Professor 
Johns Hopkins University
 
Ning Jenny Jiang, Ph.D 
  Assistant Professor
University of Texas, Austin
Lisa Manning, Ph.D 
Associate Professor of Physics
Syracuse University
Li Qian, Ph.D 
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina

Eric Darling 
Associate Professor of Medical Science, Engineering, and Orthopaedics
Brown University 

Maribella Domenech, Ph.D
Associate Professor
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

Stephanie Fraley, Ph.D
Assistant Professor 
University of California, San Diego
 

Donald Freytes, Ph.D
Assistant Professor 
University of North Carolina 

Jianping Fu, Ph.D 
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan 

Jeffrey W. Ruberti
Professor of Bioengineering 
Northeastern University 
 

Nikolai Slavov, Ph.D 
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering 
Northeastern University 

Wandaliz Torres-Garcia, Ph.D
Associate Professor 
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez 

Peter Yingxiao Wang, Ph.D 
Professor of Bioengineering 
University of California, San Diego
 
 
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