Below is a list of pre-approved core faculty members. Other faculty members in the Whiting School of Engineering may qualify to serve as the research mentor. Please contact ASPIRE@JHU.EDU if you identify another faculty member of interest.

NameTitleDepartmentResearch InterestsEmail
Bader, JoelProfessorBiomedical EngineeringCancer systems biology, computational biology, synthetic biologyjoel.bader@jhu.edu
Battle, AlexisAssociate ProfessorBiomedical Engineeringhuman genome, genomic sequencing, gene regulation and diseaseajbattle@jhu.edu
Bell, MuyinatuAssistant ProfessorElectrical and Computer EngineeringBiomedical imaging, advanced ultrasound and photoacoustic technologies, medical roboticsmledijubell@jhu.edu
Cullen, KathleenProfessorBiomedical EngineeringMultisensory integration for action and perception,  neural prosthesis and rehabilitation, computational neurosciencekathleen.cullen@jhu.edu
Doloff, Joshua C.Assistant ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringImmunoengineering, Translational Cell and Tissue Engineeringjcdoloff@jhu.edu
Elisseeff, JenniferProfessorBiomedical EngineeringTissue engineering and regenerative medicinejhe@jhu.edu
Etienne-Cummings, RalphProfessorElectrical and Computer EngineeringNeuromorphic Engineering, neurally integrated prostheticsretienne@jhu.edu
Grayson, WarrenAssociate ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringStem cell- and biomaterial-based engineering of orthopedic tissueswgrayson@jhmi.edu
Green, JordanProfessorBiomedical EngineeringDrug delivery, nanomaterials, and immunoengineeringgreen@jhu.edu
Hager, GregoryProfessorComputer ScienceMedical robotics, AI-augmented interventional systems, medical image analysis, human-machine systemshager@cs.jhu.edu
Karchin, RachelProfessorBiomedical Engineering/OncologyComputational methods to analyze genomic data and interpret impact on human healthkarchin@jhu.edu
Kim, Deok-HoAssociate ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringStem cell engineering, tissue engineering, organs-on-chips, mechanobiology, biomaterials/biomedical devices, nanobiotechnologydhkim@jhu.edu
Li, XingdeProfessorBiomedical EngineeringBiophotonics technologies for label of free histology imaging of early diseases and guidance of interventionxingde@jhu.edu
Mac Gabhann, FeilimAssociate ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringComputational systems pharmacology – building and testing models of protein, gene, and cell therapies in cancer, HIV, and ischemic diseasefeilim@jhu.edu
Mao, Hai-QuanProfessorMaterials Science and EngineeringDrug delivery, nano-devices, neural regenerationhmao@jhu.edu
Popel, AleksanderProfessorBiomedical EngineeringQuantitative cancer biology and therapeuticsapopel@jhu.edu
Prince, JerryProfessorElectrical and Computer EngineeringMedical imaging, medical image computingprince@jhu.edu
Ratnanather, TilakAssociate Research ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringComputational anatomy, computational medicine, cochlear implantstilak@cis.jhu.edu
Sarma, SrideviAssociate ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringComputational neurosciencessarma2@jhu.edu
Shadmehr, RezaProfessorBiomedical EngineeringComputational motor control, neural processingshadmehr@jhu.edu
Siewerdsen, JeffreyProfessorBiomedical EngineeringMedical imaging physics, diagnostic radiology, image-guided interventionsjeff.siewerdsen@jhu.edu
Spangler, JamieAssistant ProfessorBiomedical Engineeringprotein therapeutics, immune cell behavior, infectious diseases, autoimmune disordersjamie.spangler@jhu.edu
Stayman, JosephAssistant ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringAdvanced medical imaging systems and algorithmsweb.stayman@jhu.edu
Thakor, NitishProfessorBiomedical EngineeringNano, micro, and neuro devices for imaging and therapynitish@jhu.edu
Trayanova, NataliaProfessorBiomedical EngineeringComputational approaches to understanding cardiac function and therapyntrayanova@jhu.edu
Tung, LeslieProfessorBiomedical EngineeringCardiac arrhythmias, cardiac tissue engineeringltung@jhu.edu
Vidal, ReneProfessorBiomedical EngineeringBiomedical data science, machine learning, computer vision, signal processing, roboticsrvidal@jhu.edu
Vogelstein, JoshuaAssistant ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringBig data sciencejovo@jhu.edu
Wang, Tza-Huei (Jeff)ProfessorMechanical EngineeringPoint of care diagnostics, single molecule imaging, high-throughput fluidics devicesthwang@jhu.edu
Zhang, KechenAssociate ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringTheoretical and computational neurosciencekzhang4@jhmi.edu