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Medical Engineering Seminar. Assistant Professor Constantine Sideris

Harnessing Electromagnetic Fields for Biomedical Devices: From Point-of-Care Biosensing and Ingestible "Smart" Pills to Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometry and Neural Stimulators
Constantine Sideris, Andrew and Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair and Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California,
1:00pm 2:00pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Kuang Ming (Allen) Shang

Oxygen-Regulating MEMS Devices for Cell Transplantation to Cure Type 1 Diabetes
Kuang Ming (Allen) Shang, Ph.D. Candidate (Med-EE Joint Track), Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering, Caltech MEMS Lab, California Institute of Technology,
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Hong Chen

Neurosonics: A new frontier for noninvasive brain interventions with ultrasound
Professor Hong Chen, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, Washington University in St. Louis,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series-Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D.

Pursuit of Precision Health: The digital twin opportunity
Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Engineering Health Engineering, Robert A Welch Professor Inaugural Dean School of Engineering Medicine, Texas A&M University / Houston Methodist Research Institute,
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1:30pm 2:30pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Zhiyang Jin

Acoustic Biosensors for Noninvasive Imaging of Molecular Processes
Zhiyang Jin, Ph.D. Candidate, Shapiro Lab, Medical Engineering Department, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Ashutosh Chilkoti

Molecular Engineering of Biointerfaces and Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Professor Ashutosh Chilkoti, Alan L. Kaganov Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Chemistry, Duke University,
1:30pm 4:15pm
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MedE Symposium Celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of the Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering, Special Guest Speaker Professor Steven Chu

Professor Steven Chu, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and of Energy Science and Engineering, Physics, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Karen Christman

Biomaterials for Treating the Heart
Karen Christman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Pierre Galletti Endowed Chair for Bioengineering cInnovation, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Welfare, Jaobs School of Engineering, University of San Diego,
9:00am 2:20pm
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Frontiers of Medical Engineering Symposium

Medical Engineering Symposium
  • Internal Event
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Na Ji

Imaging the brain at high spatiotemporal resolution
Professor Na Ji, Professor of Neurobiology and Luis Alvarez Memorial Chair in Experimental Physics, Department of Physics and Department of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Berkeley,
3:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Changhao Xu

Online and In-Person Event
Electronic Skin in Robotics and Healthcare: Towards Multimodal Sensing and Intelligent Analysis
Changhao Xu, Medical Engineering Ph.D. Student, Medical Engineering, Calfornia Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Dr. Jeffrey Karp

Tools for Accelerated Medical Innovation
Jeffrey Karp, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Anesthesia at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School,
10:00am 11:00am
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Jihong Min

Online and In-Person Event
Innovations in wireless bioelectronics for precision medicine, from sustainable sweat sensing to ingestible gut monitoring
Jihong Min, Ph.D. Candidate, Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering, California Instittute of Technology,
11:00am 12:00pm
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MedE: EAS Trailblazers Symposium-Anqi Zhang

Minimally invasive neuroelectronics
Anqi Zhang, Ph.D., American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Stanford University,
1:30pm 3:30pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Jiaobing Tu

Online and In-Person Event
Wearable Sweat Sensors for Disease Monitoring and Management
Jiaobing Tu, Ph.D. Student, Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering, California Instittute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series-Professor Tim Salcudean

Image guided surgery and tissue elasticity imaging using ultrasound
Professor Tim Salcudean, Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of British Columbia,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Dan Schwartz, MD

Mining Medically Translatable Technology at Caltech
Dan Schwartz, MD, Physician in Residence, Merkin Institute for Translational Research, California Instittute of Technology,
12:00am 10/6 12:00am
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Canceled: Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Jacob Robinson

Minimally invasive brain interfaces using magnetic materials
Professor Jacob T. Robinson, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Bioengineering, Rice University. Co-Founder and CEO, Motif Neurotech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Xiaodong Chen

Conformal Sense Digitalization
Xiaodong Chen, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. Courtesy appointments in both Chemistry and Medicine, Nanyang Technological University (NTU),
2:00pm 3:00pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Weiting Deng

Additive Manufacturing of 3D Micro-Architected Materials for Device Applications
Weiting Deng, Medical Engineering Ph.D. Student, Advised by Professor Julia Greer, California Instittute of Technology,
9:00am 10:00am
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Alessio Tamborini

A Novel Approach to Cardiac Health Assessment Using a Redesign of the Brachial Cuff Device
Alessio Tamborini, MedE Ph.D. Student, Medical Engineering. Advised by Professor Mory Gharib, California Instittute of Technology,
3:30pm 4:30pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Peng Hu

Computational compensation for model imperfections in photoacoustic computed tomography
Peng Hu, Medical Engineering Ph.D. Student, Advised by Professor Lihong Wang, COIL Lab, California Instittute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Dr. Samir Mitragotri

A Hitchhiker's and Backpacker's Approach to Drug Delivery
Professor Samir Mitragotri, Professor of Bioengineering and Wyss Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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Medical Engineering Seminar Series, Dr. Patrick Slade

Personalizing Assistive Devices in the Real-world
Patrick Slade, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, SEAS, Harvard University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Christopher Contag

Advances in Imaging and Sensing are Redefining Health and Disease
Christopher H. Contag, Ph.D., James and Kathleen Cornelius Endowed Chair, Director, Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Dr. Jerome Mertz

Tools for fast, volumetric microscopy in tissue
Dr. Jerome C. Mertz, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Physics, Boston University, College of Engineering,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Nanshu Lu

E-Tattoos and E-Skins Bridging Humans and Robots
Professor Nanshu Lu, Frank and Kay Reese Professor, Departments of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, Texas Materials Institute-The University of Texas at Austin,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Seminar Series, Dr. Andy Tay

Mechano-enhancement of wound regeneration and nanomedicine delivery
Andy Tay, Assistant Professor, Presidential Young Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Paul Beard

Medical photoacoustic imaging using optical ultrasound detection: from light to sound…and back
Professor Paul Beard, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University College London,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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Medical Engineering Thesis Defense, Yiran (Isabella) Yang

Online and In-Person Event
Laser-engraved Wearable Sweat Sensor for Metabolic Monitoring
Yiran (Isabella) Yang, MedE Ph.D. Candidate, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Michael Kolios

Action, Lights, Sound: using photoacoustics to probe changes in tissue structure during cancer treatment with nanobubbles
Professor Michael Kolios, Department of Physics at Ryerson University, Associate Dean of Research, Innovation and External Partnerships in the Faculty of Science at Toronto Metropolitan University,
10:00am 11:00am
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MedE Ph.D. Thesis Defense, Lealia Xiong

Online and In-Person Event
Thesis title: Expanding the toolbox for thermal control of E. coli: Cold-activated transcription with applications in temperature self-regulation
Lealia Xiong, Medical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor X. Edward Guo

Bone Bioengineering: Microstructure, Mechanics, Mechanobiology, and Beyond
X. Edward Guo, Chair and Stanley Dicker Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Medical Sciences (in Medicine), Bone Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Vicki Colvin

The Invisible Hand: How Giant Susceptibility Nanomaterials Enable Field-Directed Cell Sorting, Tissue Heating, and Biological Imaging
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar, Professor Jürgen Götz

Opportunities and challenges of ultrasound-mediated neuromodulation and drug delivery from the perspective of a biologist working in the Alzheimer space
Professor Jürgen Götz,, Inaugural Director of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Medical Engineering Seminar, Professor Zhenpeng Qin

Nanoscale Interface with the Brain Using Light and Advanced Nanomaterials
2:00pm 3:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Lei Xing

Online and In-Person Event
Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Decision-Making in the Age of AI
Lei Xing, Jacob Haimson & Sarah S. Donaldson Professor, Radiation Oncology - Radiation Physics, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Chen Institute and MedE Lecture by Mickael Tanter

Ultrasound imaging in Neuroscience
Mickael Tanter, Research Professor, French National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Institute Physics for Medicine Paris,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar - Giovanni Traverso

Online and In-Person Event
Biomedical Device Development for Gastrointestinal Applications
Giovanni Traverso, MB, BChir, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in the Division of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Prof. Srirang Manohar

Online Event
A photoacoustic-ultrasound transmission breast tomography system: system overview and first imaging results
Professor. Dr. Srirang Manohar, Multi-Modality Medical Imaging, University of Twente, Netherlands,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series, Professor Ravinder Dahiya

Online and In-Person Event
High-Performance Printed Electronics for Robots and Interactive Systems
Professor Ravinder Dahiya, FIEEE, FRSE, Professor of Electronics and Nanoengineering and EPSRC Research Fellow, Electronics and Nanoengineering, James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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MedE Ph.D. Defense, Vincenzo Costanza

Online and In-Person Event
Thermally Responsive Polymers for Wearable Calorimeters
Vincenzo Costanza, Medical Engineering PhD Student, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar - Tzahi Cohen-Karni

Online and In-Person Event
Bioelectronics with nanocarbons – forming I/O with tissue and cells
Tzahi Cohen-Karni, Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science engineering, Carnegie Mellon University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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MedE Special Seminar. Dr. Shriya Srinivasan

Online Event
The interface between man and machine; Neural Interfacing for Sensory Feedback and Neuroprosthetic Control.
Shriya Srinivasan, Ph.D., Neural Engineer, Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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MedE Special Seminar. Dr. Ritchie Chen

Online Event
Genetically-targeted bioelectronics to study brain and body circuits
Ritchie Chen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Bioengineering, Stanford University,
9:00am 10:00am
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MedE Special Seminar. Dr. Alex Abramson

Online Event
Tissue Interfacing Robotic Therapeutics
Alex Abramson, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar- Professor Kim Butts

Online Event
Bringing Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation into Focus
Professor Kim Butts, Professor of Radiology and by courtesy, Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering, Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford University,
3:30pm 4:30pm
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MedE Ph.D. Defense: Haeri Park Hanania

Online Event
Nanophotonic application to biomedical devices
Haeri Park Hanania, Medical Engineering PhD Student, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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MedE Ph.D. Defense: May (Zi Yu) Huang

Online Event
Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy-derived 3D Conductivity Tomography for Atherosclerosis Detection
Zi Yu (May) Huang, Medical Engineering PhD Student, YC Tai MEMS Lab, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar - Professor Koji Sode

Online Event
Biomolecular Engineering to Realize Continuous, Real-time, in vivo Biosensing System
Professor Koji Sode, Distinguished Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University,
9:00am 10:00am
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar - George Malliaras

Online Event
Technology for Bioelectronic Medicine
Professor George Malliaras, Department of Engineering Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar - Shana Kelley, Northwestern University

Online Event
Building Biomolecular Sensors for a New Era of Physiological Monitoring
Professor Shana Kelley, Neena B. Schwartz Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering,, Northwestern University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Medical Engineering Seminar-Dr. Justin Kim-Samsung

Online Event
Health Sensor in wearables
Dr. Justin Kim, Principal Engineer, Leader of Sensor HW part, Health H/W R&D group, Mobile division, Samsung Electronics,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Medical Engineering Seminar-Dr. Hirotake Komatsu

Online Event
Bridging between clinic and engineering: development of oxygen-transporting mesh for cell transplantation
Dr. Hirotake Komatsu, MD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Translational Research & Cellular Therapeutics, Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism, Research Institute of City of Hope,,
11:00am 12:00pm
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Tatyana Dobreva, Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Online Event
Engineering tools to probe and manipulate the immune system at single-cell resolution
Tatyana Dobreva, Ph.D. Student, Department of Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Takao Someya

Online Event
Electronic skins for medical and sports applications
Takao Someya, Ph.D., Dean & Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Medical Engineering Seminar: Nikki Pelot

Online Event
Speaking the Language of Autonomic Nerves
Nicole (Nikki) Pelot, PhD, Research Director, Grill Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University,
10:00am 11:00am
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Shane Shahrestani, Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Online Event
Eddy Current Damping Stroke Sensor
Shane Shahrestani, Ph.D. Candidate, Medical Engineering Department, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Tom Soh

Online Event
Continuous measurements of biomolecules in live subjects
Dr. Tom Soh, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Radiology, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Dae-Hyeong Kim

Online Event
Unconventional Bioelectronics based on Soft Materials and Wireless Technology
Dae-Hyeong Kim, PhD, Professor, School of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seoul National University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Elisa Konofagou

Online Event
Noninvasive Drug Delivery, Immunomodulation and Neuromodulation using Focused Ultrasound
Professor Elisa Konofagou, Robert and Margaret Hariri Professor of Biomedical and Engineering and Professor of Radiology (Physics), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Saswati Chatterjee-City of Hope

Online Event
AAVHSC: A Novel Genetic Medicine Platform for Gene Therapy & Genome Editing
Saswati Chatterjee, PhD, Professor, Department of Surgery, City of Hope,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Matt O'Donnell

Online Event
Light and Sound: Integrating Photonics with Ultrasonics
Professor Matt O'Donnell, PhD, Frank and Julie Jungers Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle,
10:00am 11:00am
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MedE PhD Thesis: Luizetta V. Elliott

Online Event
Stimuli responsive micro-architected materials
Luizetta V. Elliott, PhD Student, Greer Lab, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Medical Engineering Seminar: Loza Tadesse

Online Event
Rapid Bacterial Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing using Raman Spectroscopy and Machine Learning
Loza Tadesse, PhD Candidate, Bioengineering, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Medical Engineering Seminar: Sheng Xu-UCSD

Online Event
New materials and devices for soft electronics
Sheng Xu, Assistant Professor, Department of NanoEngineering, University of California, San Diego,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Distinguished Medical Engineering Seminar: Xiaodong Chen

Online Event
Artificial Skin Perception
Professor Xiaodong Chen, President's Chair Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry and Medicine, Director of Innovative Centre for Flexible Devices (iFLEX) and the Director of Max Planck at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU),
1:00pm 2:00pm
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Thesis Defense: Di Wu

Online Event
Commanding Cells Where to Go: Biomolecular Actuators for Acoustic Manipulation of Engineered Cells.
Di Wu, MedE PhD Student, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar: Krishna Nayak-USC

High-Performance MRI applications that benefit from Low-Field
Krishna Nayak, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (joint appointments in Biomedical Engineering and Radiology), Viterbi School of Engineering - University of Southern California,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Medical Engineering Distinguished Seminar: Steven Jacques

Optically detecting structure and granularity in tissues.
Steven Jacques, Affiliate Professor, Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle,