Name Title, Department Research Interests Contact
Adam Alani Adam Alani

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Biocompatible, biodegradable therapeutic polymers for specific disease states.

adam.alani@oregonstate.edu
503-346-4702

Joe Baio Joe Baio Assistant Professor
Bioengineering
Biomaterials, biomimetics, molecular self-assembly.

joe.baio@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4612

Ravi Balasubramanian Ravi Balasubramanian

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Robotics and human control systems. 

ravi.balasubramanian@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4267

Luiz Bermudez Luiz Bermudez Professor
Microbiology
Mechanisms of pathogenesis of intracellular bacteria, with focus on mycobacteria.

luiz.bermudez@oregonstate.edu
541-737-6532

Vrushali A Bokil Associate Professor
Mathematics

Mathematical biology. Deterministic and stochastic modeling, analysis and simulation of multiscale problems in epidemiology.

bokilv@math.oregonstate.edu
541-737-2609

 Patrick De Leenheer Patrick De Leenheer 

Professor
Mathematics

Mathematical biology, with applications to the mathematical modeling and control in immunology, systems biology, (bio)chemical reaction networks, bioreactors, epidemiology, population biology and social and economic networks

deleenhp@science.oregonstate.edu
541-737-5171

Pallavi Dhagat Pallavi Dhagat

Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Information storage, magnetization dynamics, magnetic nano-metrology, bio-magnetic sensors and distributed sensor systems.

dhagat@oregonstate.edu
541-737-9927

  David Finch

Professor
Mathematics

Inverse problems, particularly those arising in medical imaging; x-ray computed tomography and vector tomography; problems arising in the medical imaging technique called thermoacoustic tomography and other forms of hybrid imaging.

finch@math.oregonstate.edu
541-737-5157

Elain Fu Elain Fu Assistant Professor
Bioengineering
Molecular interactions and fluid transport in microfluidic systems, the development of tools and methods for use in high-performance microfluidic assays, and the implementation of microfluidic assays for clinically relevant analytes. elain.fu@oregonstate.edu
Ken Funk Ken Funk Associate Professor
Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering

Human performance in complex, high risk systems, like submarines, surface warships, airplanes, and operating rooms.

funkk@engr.orst.edu
541-737-2357

Cindy Grimm Cindy Grimm Associate Professor 
Mechanical Engineering
Understanding how humans perform 3D volume segmentation and how to improve their process; modeling 3D surfaces and structures in order to link form to function. grimmc@engr.oregonstate.edu
541-737-4914
Stacey Harper Stacey Harper Associate Professor
Environmental Engineering
Novel approaches to predictive toxicology.

stacey.harper@oregonstate.edu
541-737-2791

David Hendrix Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Structure, function and mechanisms of action of non-coding RNAs, both large and small

david.hendrix@oregonstate.edu
541-241-6151

Greg Herman Greg Herman Professor
Chemical Engineering
Development of biosensors with an emphasis on flexible, inorganic, field effect transistors for wearable and implantable applications. 

greg.herman@oregonstate.edu
541-737-2496

Adam Z. Higgins Associate Professor
Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering

Medical bioprocessing, with a particular emphasis on technologies for long-term stabilization of cell-based products and microfluidic devices for chemical processing of blood.

adam.higgins@oregonstate.edu
541-737-6245

Katharine M. Hunter-Zaworski Katharine Hunter-Zaworski
Associate Professor
Civil and Construction Engineering

Combining rehabilitation, transportation and mechanical engineering; conducting interdisciplinary/collaborative research that promotes the development of technologies to make travel safe, seamless and dignified for all.

katharine.hunter-zaworski@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4982

Goran Jovanovic Goran Jovanovic Professor
Chemical Engineering
Development of microscale chemical reactors and separators suitable for the development of microscale based chemical processes and the development of microscale biosensors devices. goran.jovanovic@oregonstate.edu
541-737-3614 
Jay Kim Jay Kim

Assistant Professor
Public Health and Human Sciences

Occupational ergonomics and biomechanics.

jay.kim@oregonstate.edu
541-737-2166

Laurel Kincl Laurel Kincl Assistant Professor
Public Health and Human Sciences
Quantifying, communicating and controlling occupational and environmental exposures to health and safety hazards.

laurel.kincl@oregonstate.edu
541-737-1445

Sam Logan Sam Logan Assistant Professor
Public Health and Human Sciences
Health and wellbeing of typically developing children and children with disabilities.

sam.logan@oregonstate.edu
541-737-3437

Joseph McGuire Joseph McGuire Professor
Bioengineering
Colloidal and interfacial phenomena in bioprocess and biomedical materials technology.

joseph.mcguire@oregonstate.edu
541-737-6306

Molly Megraw Molly Megraw Assistant Professor
Botany and Plant Pathology
Understanding how small RNAs and transcription factors work together in living cells.

megrawm@science.oregonstate.edu
541-737-1118

Todd S. Palmer Todd S. Palmer

Professor
Nuclear Science and Engineering 

Numerical techniques for radiation transport and diffusion, reactor physics, general numerical methods, Monte Carlo methods, radiation transport in stochastic mixtures, radiation hydrodynamics, and nuclear nonproliferation science.  todd.palmer@oregonstate.edu
541-737-7064
Mike Pavol Mike Pavol Associate Professor
Public Health and Human Sciences
Clinical and ergonomic application of biomechanics. mike.pavol@oregonstate.edu
541-737-5928
Skip Rochefort Skip Rochefort Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

Rheological, molecular, thermal, and surface characterization of polymer-based biomaterials and biomedical devices.

skip.rochefort@oregonstate.edu
541-737-2408

Karl Schilke Karl Schilke Assistant Professor
Bioengineering
Development of peptide-based bioactive surface modifications for biomedical devices, and applications of immobilized biomolecules in microreactors and lab-on-chip devices.

karl.schilke@oregonstate.edu
541-737-7283

Thomas Sharpton Thomas Sharpton Assistant Professor
Microbiology
Ascertaining how commensal microbiota and their genomic characteristics (i.e., the microbiome) relate to health.

thomas.sharpton@oregonstate.edu
541-737-8623

Bill Smart Bill Smart Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics and machine learning.

bill.smart@oregonstate.edu
541-737-3614 

James A. Strother James Strother

Assistant Professor
Integrative Biology

How physiology, biomechanics, and neurobiology shape the interaction of animals with their environment.
 
 
Conroy Sun Conroy Sun

Assistant Professor 
Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

Applying nanotechnology toward unanswered problems in cancer care. 

sunco@oregonstate.edu
503-346-4699

James Sweeney James Sweeney Professor and School Head
Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering
Bio- and environmental sensors, bioelectricity, implanted medical devices, neuromuscular stimulation, and engineering education.
jim.sweeney@oregonstate.edu
541-737-3769
Brian Wood Brian Wood Professor
Environmental Engineering
Transport phenomena in biological systems, with particular focus on using upscaling methods to develop coarse-grained representations of biological processes in tissues and organs.

brian.wood@oregonstate.edu
541-737-3099