Department of Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree

Biomedical Engineering was rated as the #1 career in America by CNNMoney/PayScale in 2013. You will combine biology, engineering, and the desire to help others.

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Master’s & PhD Degrees

Research-intensive education that integrates engineering science, biomedical science, and clinical practice is the hallmark of our programs.

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Megan C. Frost

Megan C. Frost

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906-487-3350
mcfrost@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

The research in our laboratory focuses on the development of polymeric materials that exhibit improved biocompatibility when implanted in living organisms and to use these materials to fabricate implantable sensors that function for extended time periods (i.e., longer than 24 h).Polymeric materials are used to fabricate a wide variety

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Feng Zhao

Feng Zhao

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906-487-2852
fengzhao@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Zhao's lab seeks to address the challenges associated with engineering completely biological cardiovascular tissues for regenerative medicine applications. We are developing innovative cell therapies using stem cell sheets to create 3D scaffold-free tissue constructs with the structural similarity, necessary mechanical characteristics, and sufficient immuno-compatibility to facilitate functional in vivo

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Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick

PhD, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame du lac (USA)

Contact

906-487-2796
minerick@mtu.edu

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Adrienne R. Minerick joined the faculty at Michigan Tech as an associate professor in 2009. She was previously an associate professor and assistant professor at Mississippi State University. Minerick's primary area of research is electrokinetics with a focus on medical microdevices, blood cell dynamics, and point of care diagnostics.

Capstone Design: Bioabsorbable Magnesium Surgical Staples