Since our research is interdisciplinary, we collaborate with scientists, engineers, and clinicians from leading research institutes and hospitals. Here is a list of our collaborators in the three projects of our laboratory.

Project 1: Quantitative Biomechanical Models of Cellular Interactions


  • George A. Truskey, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

  • Daniel A. Hammer, Ph.D., Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

  • Daniel Neil Granger, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

  • Melody A. Swartz, Ph.D., Institute of Bioengineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Shamil Kh. Ganzev, M.D., Bashkir Oncology Center and Bashkir State Medical University, Ufa, Russia

  • Alex Mogilner, Ph.D., Department of Mathematics, University of California-Davis

  • Dino Di Carlo, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, UCLA

  • Sergey S. Shevkoplyas, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston

Project 2: Medical Ultrasound Technologies (HIFU, LIFU, acoustic levitation)
  • Joseph F. Buell, M.D., Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine

  • Emad Kandil, M.D., Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine

  • Benjamin R. Lee, M.D., Department of Urology, Tulane University School of Medicine

  • R. Glynn Holt, Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boston University

  • Matthew R. Myers, Ph.D., Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food & Drug Administration

  • W.T. Godbey, Ph.D., Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Tulane University

  • Michael Moore, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University

Project 3: Rheological Characterization of Biological Materials
  • Noshir Pesika, Ph.D., Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Tulane University

  • R. Glynn Holt, Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boston University

  • Kyriakos Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Tulane University