World-class clinical expertise on our campus.

Designing systems and materials that direct cells to regenerate healthy, functional tissue for those suffering from degenerative diseases. 

Researchers you should know

Meet our faculty

James Ankrum

James Ankrum

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Terry Braun

Terry Braun

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Thomas Casavant

Thomas Casavant

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Jennifer Fiegel

Jennifer Fiegel

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Michael Mackey

Michael Mackey

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Eric E. Nuxoll

Eric Nuxoll

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

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Edward Sander

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Michael J. Schnieders

Michael J. Schnieders

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Sarah C. Vigmostad

Sarah C. Vigmostad

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Kristan Worthington

Kristan Worthington

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Yuliang Xie

Yuliang Xie

Assistant Professor (Fall 2020), Biomedical Engineering

Student Mariam El- Hattab. She is smiling in a front of a red brick wall

Mariam El-Hattab

PhD student, Biomedical Engineering
"My work includes exploring how fat cells influence skin cells in the wound healing process. At Iowa, I’ve found that everyone is always rooting for my growth in every aspect, not only as a student but also as a researcher.”