Research Area: Biomechanics & Bionics

Xin Tang, Ph.D.

Professor Tang received his Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include cell and molecular mechanics in cancer development and metastasis, cardiovascular system, and neurons; unconventional mechano-electrophysiology; quantitative in vivo/vitro functional bio-imaging; nanotechnology; and development of new… Read More

Karim Oweiss, Ph.D.

Karim G. Oweiss received his Ph.D. degree (2002) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan (UM), Ann Arbor. He is currently a Pre-eminent Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering (Hebert Wertheim College of Engineering)… Read More

Christopher W. Hess, M.D.

Christopher W. Hess, MD, is an Assistant Professor of neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and he directs the Veterans Administration Parkinson’s Disease Consortium Center at the North Florida/South Georgia VA Medical Center. Dr. Hess received his… Read More

Z. Hugh Fan, Ph.D.

Dr. Hugh Fan joined UF in 2003 after more than 8 years of industrial experience.  His research interests include microfluidics, BioMEMS (Biomedical MicroElectroMechanical Systems), sensors, and bioengineering. His research focus is to develop microfluidics and BioMEMS technologies and apply them to chemical and biomedical applications. Dr. Fan is a… Read More

Scott A. Banks, Ph.D.

Professor Banks has been active in orthopaedic and joint mechanics research his entire career. He is a member of several professional societies including ASME, the Knee Society, the American Society for Biomechanics and the Orthopaedic Research Society. Professor Banks served… Read More