Who is recruiting this year for the Ph.D. program?

From the Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

Below is a list of BME faculty who were willing and able to indicate a general level of enthusiasm for recruitment in the current application cycle. Note that not all our faculty are listed below. Some preferred not to disclose, and some are still uncertain about their recruiting needs, such that they could not with accuracy indicate a general level of enthusiasm.  Applicants are encouraged to contact faculty directly for more specific or up-to-date information about laboratory openings.


Actively recruiting

Huiwang Ai

Mete Civelek

Mohammad Fallahi-Sichani

Chris Highley

Jason Papin

Jeff Saucerman



Silvia Blemker

Steven Caliari

Sepideh Dolatshahi

Peter Kasson

Matthew Lazzara

Kristen Naegle

Rich Price

Natasha Sheybani


Possibly recruiting

Bryan Berger

Fred Epstein

Brent French

Don Griffin

Kevin Janes

Bijoy Kundu

Joshua Li

Craig Meyer

Gustavo Rohde

Mami Taniuchi

Chongzhi Zang


Not recruiting

Timothy Allen (Academic General Faculty Member)

Shannon Barker (Academic General Faculty Member)

Any joint or courtesy faculty who are not otherwise listed above

Center for Applied Biomechanics (interested applicants are encouraged to apply for graduate study through the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)