Bioengineering Faculty

Our bioengineering faculty are internationally recognized leaders in biomedical imaging, computational biomedicine, biomaterials, nanomedicine, neurotechnologies, and computational neuroscience.

  • Mason bioengineering professor Giorgio Ascoli

    Distinguished University Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Investigating the relationship between brain structure, activity, and function from the cellular level to the circuit level
  • Mason Bioengineering professor Juan Cebral

    Professor, Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Stroke, cerebral aneurysms, blood flow, image-based modeling, patient-specific modeling, computational fluid dynamics, hemodynamics, modeling medical devices
  • Mason bioengineering associate professor Parag Chitnis

    Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering  

    Research Interests: Medical ultrasonics and photoacoustics drives innovation in biomedical imaging and tissue characterization
  • Mason bioengineering assistant professor Holger Dannenberg

    Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Mechanisms and functions underlying the formation of memory and memory-guided navigation with a focus on the septohippocampal brain circuitry
  • Bioengineering professor Caroline Hoemann

    Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Biomaterials, Molecular Cell Biology, and Tissue Engineering
  • Mason associate professor Nathalia Peixoto

    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Affiliate Faculty in Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Biomedical Applications of Robotic Systems, epidemiology applications, biomimetic and MEMS design for field, analog/digital circuit design for robots
  • A headshot of Bioengineering professor Ketul Popat

    Chair, Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Professor Popat will be the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering.
  • Mason assistant professor Shani Ross

    Associate Chair (Undergrad Programs) and Term Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Closed-loop neuroprosthesis, peripheral nerve stimulation for restoration of function, and deep brain stimulation
  • Mason assistant professor Quentin Sanders

    Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering

    Research Interests: Bio-medical robots, soft robotics
  • Mason Bioengineering professor Siddhartha Sikdar

    Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Research Interests: Biomechanics, Assistive Technology, Biomedical Imaging, Musculoskeletal Modeling, Neuroengineering, Neuroprosthetics, Rehabilitation Engineering, Sensorimotor Integration, Ultrasound