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

Silvia Blemker

Liheng Cai

Steven Caliari

Peter Kasson

Kimberly Kelly

Kristen Naegle

Jason Papin

Rich Price

Jeff Saucerman

Gustavo Rohde

Natasha Sheybani

Eli Zunder



George Christ

Sepideh Dolatshahi

Mohammad Fallahi-Sichani

Brent French

Mark Kester

Kyle Lampe

Matthew Lazzara

Shayn Peirce-Cottler

Chongzhi Zang


Possibly recruiting

Tom Barker

Bryan Berger

Kenneth Brayman

Phil Bourne

Mete Civelek

Christopher Deppmann

Fred Epstein

Brad Gelfand

Don Griffin

John Hossack

Bijoy Kundu

Kevin Janes

Craig Meyer

Nathan Sheffield


Not recruiting

Timothy Allen (Academic General Faculty Member)

Shannon Barker (Academic General Faculty Member)

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

William Guilford

Alexander Klibanov

John Mugler

Mark Williams