People

More than 45 faculty, staff and researchers contribute to the advancement of biomedical engineering at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. The close-knit community of faculty, students and staff creates a unique environment in which world-class research and education flourish.

All of the BME faculty are highly collaborative with other departments in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (e.g Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) and across other Colleges at UF (e.g., Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health).

Department Leadership

Christine Schmidt

Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Chair & Department Chair

Kevin Otto

Professor & Senior Associate Chair

Benjamin Keselowsky

Professor & Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Walter Lee Murfee

Associate Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies

 

Other Administrative Appointments

Sarah Furtney

Instructional Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow

Gregory Hudalla

Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator

BME Department Committee Chairs

Kyle D. Allen
Engagement, Outreach and Public Relations Committee
Wesley E. Bolch
Executive Committee
Aysegul Gunduz
Honors and Awards Committee
Gregory Hudalla
Faculty Search Committee
Benjamin Keselowsky
Graduate Program Committee
Walter Lee Murfee
Undergraduate Program Committee
Ana Maria Porras
Departmental Seminar Committee
Blanka Sharma
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Faculty Committee
Cherie Stabler
Tenure and Promotion Committee
Lakiesha Williams
Research Committee