Regular faculty

Dr. Said AudiDr. Said H. Audi
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Imaging and Instrumentation

Dr. Scott BeardsleyDr. Scott A. Beardsley
Associate Professor and Interim Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Neurosystem and Neurorehabilitation
Imaging and Instrumentation

Dr. Taly Gilat-SchmidtDr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt
Associate Professor
Imaging and Instrumentation

Dr. Jay GoldbergDr. Jay Goldberg, P.E.
Clinical Professor
Director of the Healthcare Technologies Management Program

Dr. John LaDisaDr. John F. LaDisa, Jr.
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary

Dr. Lars OlsonDr. Lars E. Olson
Interim Joint Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary

Dr. Kristina RopellaDr. Kristina M. Ropella
Opus Dean

Imaging and Instrumentation

Dr. Robert ScheidtDr. Robert A. Scheidt
Neurosystems and Neurorehabilitation
Imaging and Instrumentation

Dr. Brian SchmitDr. Brian D. Schmit
Neurosystems and Neurorehabilitation
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Dr. M. Barbara Silber-ThornDr. M. Barbara Silver-Thorn
Associate Professor
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Dr. Jack WintersDr. Jack M. Winters
Neurosystems and Neurorehabilitation

Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Vikram Cariapa, P.E. 
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Haggerty Hall, 251 
(414) 288-3607

Dr. Anne Clough 
Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science 
Cudahy Hall, 382
(414) 288-5238

Dr. Fabien J. Josse
Director of the Microsensors Research Laboratory in Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Haggerty Hall, 294
(414) 288-6789

Dr. Gary S. Krenz 
Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
Cudahy Hall, 379
(414) 288-3263

Dr. Richard W. Marklin, C.P.E. 
Professor of Mechanical Engineering 
Engineering Hall, 305
(414) 288-3622

Dr. Mark L. Nagurka, P.E. 
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering 
Engineering Hall, 405
(414) 288-3513

Susan A. Riedel, S.M., P.E. 
Associate Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Haggerty Hall, 221
(414) 288 - 3373

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Jeffrey D. Ackman 
Pediatric orthopedics, gait analysis, interventions for cerebral palsy, Botox rehab treatment

Dr. Christopher R. Butson
Neurodulation therapy

Dr. Joseph Carroll
Advanced ocular imaging

Dr. Joseph R. Cava
Pediatric cardiology, congenital heart disease and MR

Dr. Allen W. Cowley, Jr.
Hypertension, cardiovascular control systems modeling

Dr. Ranjan K. Dash 
Computational bioengineering

Dr. Edgar A. DeYoe
Functional imaging of the brain

Dr. Robert Donnell
Ultrasound imaging of tissue

Dr. Alfredo Dubra
Advanced ocular imaging 

Dr. Andrew S. Greene
Microcirculation, metabolism, hypertension, mathematical modeling of physiologic systems

Dr. William R. Hendee
Senior associate dean and vice president of technology at the Medical College of Wisconsin


Dr. James S. Hyde
Functional imaging, ESR, MRI, MRS

Dr. Anthony Hudetz, D.B.M.
Red blood cell flow and leukocyte adhesion in the brain, 3D reconstruction and mathematical modeling of capillary networks

Dr. Amit Joshi

Dr. Joseph O. Hill
intellectual property and technology development

Dr. Einat Liebenthal
PI, Speech Imaging Lab at the Medical College of Wisconsin Dept. of Neurology

Dr. Roger M. Lyon
Pediatric orthopedics, soft tissue biomechanics, pediatric sports injury biomechanics, motion analysis

Dr. Jane A. Madden
Electrophysiological and mechanical characteristics of vascular smooth muscle from cerebral and pulmonary circulation

Dr. Richard M. Marks
Ankle and foot orthopedic biomechanics, arthroplasty

Dr. Marilyn P. Merker
Interaction of blood-borne drugs and hormones with endothelial cells

Dr. Leigh Ann Mrotek

Dr. Robert C. Molthen
Functional biomedical imaging, microfocal X-ray computed tomography, ultrasonic tissue characterization, imaging physics, signal processing,computer graphics and modeling

Dr. James T. Ninomiya
Orthopedic biomaterials and biochemistry, knee arthoplasty

Dr. Frank A. Pintar
Biomechanics of spinal cord injury, finite element modeling of the cervical spine, low back pain mechanisms, motor vehicle accident injuries

Dr. Pravin K. Patel
Craniofacial and reconstructive surgery, tissue engineering

Dr. Thomas E. Prieto
Changes in standing balance associated with age and neurologic disease; Instrumentation systems for the evaluation of autonomic reflexes; Instrumentation systems for providing auditory/visual stimuli and monitoring subject responses and physiological data during fMRI.

Dr. David Rickaby
Airway mechanics in antigen challenged mice, tolerance of lungs to hyperthermia and radiation, artery and vein biomechanics, pulmonary hemodynamics, non-respiratory functions of the lung

Dr. Margaret M. Samyn
Pediatric cardiology, diagnostic imaging: cardiac MRI and echocardiogram 

Dr. Sushil Sarna
Signal processing of digestive tract contractile and myoelectric activity, modeling of smooth muscle electrical activity, epithelial transport

Dr. Sheila Schindler-Ivens 
Assistant professor of physical therapy

Dr. Kathleen M. Schmainda
Functional imaging

Dr. Jeffrey Schwab
Pediatric orthopedics, tissue biomechanics and biomaterials

Dr. Gregor Schmeling
Orthopedic biomechanics, surgical technique (lower extremity), biomaterials

Dr. Peter Smith
Pediatric orthopedic rehabilitation, dynamic gait analysis, postural stability

Dr. Aaron Suminski
Neural control of movement and brain machine Interfaces

Dr. Brian Stemper
Biomechanics of mild traumatic brain injury due to rotational acceleration and blast, and spinal trauma using experimental, imaging, and computational modeling techniques

Dr. Carole Street Vetter, M.D.
Sports and orthopedic biomechanics

Dr. Jeffrey Toth
Biomaterials, calcium phosphate ceramics, orthopedic biomaterials, bone morphogenetic proteins

Dr. Lawrence Vogel
Pediatrics, spinal cord injury, and wheeled mobility of children with spinal cord injury

Dr. David Warltier
Effect of disease states and pharmacological agents on coronary circulation and left ventricular function

Dr. Mei Wang
Orthopedic and spinal biomechanics, biomaterials

Dr. Jacqueline Wertsch
Quantitative electromyography, clinical neuro-physiology correlated to sensory function and mobility, CNS plasticity, kinesiology, hand rehabilitation

Dr. Narayan Yoganandan
Central and peripheral nervous system trauma, mathematical modeling, impact biomechanics, vehicular crash worthiness research and human tolerance.


Dr. Sam Bechara
Assistant Chair & Lecturer
(414) 288-1629

Mrs. Mary Wesley
Office Associate
Olin Engineering, 206 
(414) 288-3375