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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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Orhan Soykan

Orhan Soykan

PhD Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, Case Western Reserve University, 1990

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osoykan@mtu.edu

Professor of Practice

Orhan Soykan joins the Department of Biomedical Engineering as a professor of practice. Soykan comes to Michigan Tech from YouGene Corporation in Fairfax, Va. He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University and a master’s in electrical engineering from Michigan Tech. Soykan

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Smitha Rao

Smitha Rao

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906-487-3230
smithar@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Smitha Rao received her M.S and Ph.D degrees from University of Texas at Arlington in Electrical Engineering in 2004 and 2009 respectively. She pursued her research interest as a principal scientist in a start-up company from 2010-2012. In 2012, she returned to academia as a faculty associate-research managing a

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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