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

Tom Barker

Sepideh Dolatshahi

Mohammad Fallahi-Sichani

Hui Li

Eli Zunder



Daniel Abebayehu

Huiwang Ai

Silvia Blemker

Phil Bourne

George Christ

Cameron Mura

Fred Epstein

Don Griffin

Chris Highley

Kelsey Kubelick

Edward Nieh

Jason Papin

John Platig

Rich Price

Jeff Saucerman

Nick Tsihlis

Aidong Zhang


Possibly recruiting

Bryan Berger

Steven Caliari

Mete Civelek

John Hossack

Kevin Janes

Peter Kasson

Kyle Lampe

Jonathan Lindner

Craig Meyer

Kristen Naegle

Shayn Peirce-Cottler

Shawn Russell

Natasha Sheybani


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)