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Center Directors

Rehan Kapadia, PhD

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

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Research Areas: materials science, next-generation electronic and photonic devices, material growth techniques




Megan L. McCain, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

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Research Areas: striated muscle tissue engineering, organs on chips, disease modeling, mechanotransduction




Leonardo Morsut, PhD

Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine and Biomedical Engineering

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Research Areas: synthetic biology, protein/genetic engineering, stem cell biology, computational modeling, tissue morphogenesis




Center Participants

Gerald E. Loeb, MD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Director of the Medical Device Development Facility

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Research Areas: physiology, mechanics and neural control of musculoskeletal systems, neural prosthetic devices and haptically enabled robots



Noah Malmstadt, PhD

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Chemistry

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Research Areas: bottom-up synthetic biology, microfluidic reactors and diagnostics




Francisco Valero-Cuevas, PhD, ScD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy, Computer Science, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering (Systems)

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Research Areas: biomechanics, neuromuscular control, clinical rehabilitation of human mobility (see: Fundamentals of Neuromechanics)