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

Brent CameronBrent 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 


Vijay GoelVijay 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)


JingYuan Liu
JingYuan Liu, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine
Computational Biology, Drug Discovery, Protein Interactions, Cancer Research



Jian-Yu LuJian-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 Lab


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


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


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


Yuan TangYuan Tang, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Florida International University
Microfluidics, Biomimetic Assays, Drug Delivery Platforms, Cancer Therapy
Website: UToledo Biofluidics


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


Adjunct/Prestige Faculty

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


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

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


Rhonda Moore
Rhonda Moore
, Associate Co-op Director
M.B.A., University of Toledo

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

Hillary Hoffman

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Emeritus Faculty

Ronald Fournier
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: 2/12/24