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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 of biomedical devices such as extracorporeal tubing, . . .

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Sean J. Kirkpatrick

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

PhD, Biomechanics, University of Miami

Contact

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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Sean J. Kirkpatrick

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

PhD, Biomechanics, University of Miami

Contact

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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