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Peggy and Charles Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering

As we continue to grow the new Peggy and Charles Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, we continue to build an outstanding team of faculty members. 

Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary field. In addition to the SBME faculty members listed below, our students have the opportunity to perform thesis research with facutly members from the OU Institute for Biomedical, Engineering, Science and Technology.

SBME Faculty Members

Handan Acar

Handan Acar

Stephenson Professor #2
Ph.D. Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Gallogly Hall 319
(405) 325-2186
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Research Interests:
Peptide-based therapeutic and diagnostic agents   

 

Sarah Breen

Handan Acar

Associate Director

Ph.D. University of Limerick, Ireland

Gallogly Hall 321
(405) 325-1543
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Research Interests:

Engineering education, clinical gait rehabilitation, sports biomechanics, and exoskeleton design 

Wei Chen

Jerzy Bodurka

Stephenson Chair

Ph.D. University of Oregon

Gallogly Hall 309
(405) 325-1166
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Research Interests:
Local intervention-based immunotherapy for treatment of metastatic cancers

John Clegg

Michael Detamore

Interim Chair of Access and Belonging

Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin
SRTC 2069

(405) 325-5318
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Research Interests:
Immunoengineering of hydrogel and cell-based therapeutics to treat neurological diseases and traumatic injury

Lei Ding

Lei Ding

Presidential Professor
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Gallogly Hall  308 
(405) 325-4577
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Research Interests:
Medical imaging and neuro-engineering for diagnosis and treatment of human brain diseases

 

Farnaz Zamani Esfahlani

Farnaz Zamani Esfahlani

Ph.D. Binghamton University

Gallogly Hall 307
(405) 325-6246
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Research Interests:
Network neuroscience, network science, neuroscience


 

Alex Frickenstein

Alex Frickenstein

Ph.D. University of Oklahoma 

Gallogly Hall 420
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Research Interests:
Engineering education, single particle elemental analysis and molecular diagnostics 

 


 

 

Kaili Liu

Kaili Liu

Ph.D. Chinese Academy of Sciences

Gallogly Hall 306A
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Research Interests:
Cancer immunotherapy, single- cell sequencing and multi- omics studies for cancer and vaccines 


 

Rebecca Scott


Chair of Undergraduate Studies

Ph.D. Purdue University

Gallogly Hall 320
(405) 325-3861
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Research Interests:
Engineering education, biomedical design, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine 

Qinggong Tang

Marc Moore

Ph.D.  University of Maryland

Gallogly Hall  407

(405) 325-0789
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Research Interests:
Biophotonics, optical imaging techniques for cancer and neural applications  

Stefan Wilhelm

Stefan Wilhelm.

Interim Chair of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. University of Regensburg, Germany

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Research Interests:
Engineering nanotechnology for detection, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases

Han Yuan

Han Yuan.

Ph.D. University of Minnesota

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Research Interests:
Development of imaging and engineering technology to accelerate basic and clinical research in human brain

AFFILIATE FACULTY

Tahrima Binte Rouf

Ph.D. Purdue University

Office: SRTC
Email: trouf@ou.edu
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Research Interests: Nanotechnology based detection, biosensors, biopolymer, biomaterials, optical and spectroscopic characterization