Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Institutes, centers and labs related to Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Plant Leaves

Steinmetz Lab

Develops plant virus-based drug delivery, immunotherapies, clinical imaging and material synthesis.

Red Blood Cells

Sen Gupta Lab

Bio-inspired Engineering for Advanced Therapies

Studies multi-scale mechanisms of vascular and cancer pathologies, and develops bio-inspired materials and drug delivery systems to treat these disease conditions.


Capadona Lab

Studies the conditions that lead to neural implant failure and explores avenues to improve performance of these devices.

Faculty who conduct research in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

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Jeff Capadona

Associate Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Engineers biomaterials-based strategies to improve the performance and longevity of central nervous system implanted devices

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Steven Eppell

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Designs, synthesizes and tests orthopedic biomaterials using biomimetic strategies emphasizing nanoscale structures and self-assembly

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Sam Senyo

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Applies tissue engineering to study human biology and improve human health