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Main Campus
5051 Nitschke Hall MS 303
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Phone: (419) 530-8030
Fax: (419) 530-8076


Anand Agarwal, Research Professor 
M.D., German Medical Council 
Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery, Biomechanics and Product Development; Osteoporosis; Cancer & Tissue Engineering 
Website: Engineering Center for Orthopedic Research Excellence (E-CORE)

Halim Ayan, Associate Professor 
Ph.D., Drexel University 
Non-equilibrium Electric Discharges, Plasma Medicine, Plasma Physics and Applications 

Brent D. Cameron, Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Texas A & M University 
Biomedical Optics: Diagnostics, Sensing, and Imaging, Modeling of Optical-Based Instrumentation and Photon Migration in Turbid Media 
Website: Biomedical Optics Laboratory

Aisling Coughlan, Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., University of Limerick, Ireland 
Fabrication of glass and ceramic scaffolds, antibacterial coatings, hemostatic materials, chemotherapeutic implantable materials 

Deniz Erbulut, Research Assistant Professor
Engineering Center for Orthopedic Research Excellence (E-CORE)

Vijay Goel, Distinguished University Professor, Co-Director, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence (E-CORE)
McMaster-Gardner Endowed Chair of Orthopedic Biomedical Engineering 
Ph.D., University of New South Wales, Australia 
Biomechanics, Mechanical Properties of Spine 
Website: Engineering Center for Orthopedic Research Excellence (E-CORE)

Jian-yu Lu, Professor 
Ph.D., Southeast University, Nanjing, China 
Medical Imaging, Ultrasound-Optical-Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, 2D & 3D Ultrasound Imaging System, Limited Diffraction Beams and Their Applications, Optical Coherence Tomography 
Website: Ultrasound Laboratory

Kelly Marbaugh, Assistant Lecturer
Ph.D., University of Toledo 

Scott C. Molitor, Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies 
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 
Auditory Physiology, Models of Traumatic Brain Injury, Cellular Electrophysiology, Computational Modeling of Neuronal Function 
Website: In Vitro Neurophysiology Laboratory

Arunan Nadarajah, Professor
Ph.D., University of Florida 
Biochemical sensors, Biomolecular Interactions 

Scott M. Pappada, Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., University of Toledo 
Biosignal Processing, Artificial Neural Networks, Machine Learning
Website: Healthcare Technology and Innovation Laboratory 

Patricia A. Relue, Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies & Research
Ph.D., University of Michigan 
Optical Imaging and Fluorescence Microscopy, Mathematical Modeling, Tumor Cell Culture, Renewable Fuels and Bioproducts 
Website: Cellular Engineering Laboratory

Eda Yildirim-Ayan, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director 
Ph.D., Drexel University 
Tissue Engineered Therapies for Musculoskeletal Diseases, Mechanobiology, Advanced Biomanufacturing 
Website: Engineered Biosystems Laboratory

Adjunct/Prestige Faculty

Casey Pirnstill, PhD
Research Biomedical Engineer
Aerospace Physiology and Performance
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, 711th HPW/RHCPT
2800 Q Street, Area B, Bldg 824, Room 140
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7947
(937) 255-9331
Aakash Agarwal, PhD
Director of Research and Development
Spinal Balance, Inc.
11360 S. Airfield Road
Swanton, OH 43558 USA

Ali Fahir Özer, MD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Koc University - School of Medicine
Sarıyer, Istanbul 34450 Turkey


Joe Schultz, MS
Regional Director, Project Management Office
Mercy Health Northwest Region serving Toledo & Lima Mkts
2409 Cherry Street, Suite 204
Toledo, OH 43608

Mary Alderman, Secretary 2
A.A.B., Owens Community College

Rhonda Moore, Associate Co-op Director 

M.B.A., University of Toledo 

Tammy Phares, Laboratory Coordinator 
B.S., Grove City College, PA 

Robin Van Hoy, Assistant Director of Department Student Services
B.A., University of Toledo

Emeritus Faculty

Ronald L. Fournier, Professor Emeritus 
Ph.D., The University of Toledo 
Transport Processes in Biological Systems, Bioartificial Organs, Tissue Engineering, Enzyme Reaction Systems, Modeling Disease Dynamics, Genetic Engineering 


Vik J. Kapoor, Professor Emeritus 
Director of Nanotechnology Research Center 
Ph.D., Lehigh University 
Biomedical Nanotechnology, Electronics Devices, Process and Systems, Sensors and MEMS Technology 
Website: Nanotechnology Center

Frank J. Kollarits, Associate Professor Emeritus  
Ph.D., Ohio State University 
Bioelectrical Engineering 

Demetrios D. Raftopoulos, Professor Emeritus 
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 

Last Updated: 10/30/18