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Sean J. Kirkpatrick

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

PhD, Biomechanics, University of Miami

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906-487-2167
sjkirkpa@mtu.edu

Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Sean Kirkpatrick's primary area of research is biomedical optics, specializing in the biophysical applications of light scattering for assessing the mechanical, structural and biochemical nature of biological tissues and fluids, and synthetic biomaterials. Of particular interest to him is the theory and application of the laser speckle phenomenon, as well as . . .

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Rupak Rajachar

Rupak Rajachar

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906-487-1129
rupakr@mtu.edu

Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering

One of the significant hurdles of regenerative engineering is creating instructive materials capable of directing the development of the complex multi-scale nature of tissues. In our laboratory we look to use specific contextual studies of native and pathological tissue behavior (both in vitro and in vivo) to develop rationale designs for . . .

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Bruce P. Lee

Bruce P. Lee

PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University

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906-487-3262
bplee@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

The Lee group research is focused on applying biologically-inspired molecular designs with chemistry, polymer engineering and materials science principles in developing advanced and functional materials for various biomedical applications. Current projects include applying biomimetic structural designs to create tough hydrogels that can potentially function as tissue adhesives or extracellular matrices for . . .

Capstone Design: Attachment and Release Mechanism for Catheter Delivery Device Detector