Faculty

Director

Liyun Wang, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Members

Suresh G. Advani, Ph.D.
Chairperson, George W. Laird Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Michael Axe, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Surgeon, First State Orthopaedics

Stuart Binder-Macleod, Ph.D., PT
Edward L. Ratledge Professor & Associate Deputy Provost for Clinical and Translational Research
Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Thomas S. Buchanan, Ph.D.
Director, Delaware Rehabilitation Institute
George W. Laird Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Jenni Buckley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science

David Burris, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Huantian Cao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Fashion and Apparel Studies
Co-Director, Sustainable Apparel Initiative

Randall L. Duncan, Ph.D.
Professor
Biological Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Dawn Elliott, Ph.D.
Director, Professor
Biomedical Engineering

William Fagerstrom, Ph.D., PE
Supplemental Faculty
Mechanical Engineering

James C. Galloway, Ph.D., PT
Professor, Associate Chair
Physical Therapy, Psychology, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Robert P. Gilbert, Ph.D.
UNIDEL Professor Emeritus
Mathematical Sciences

James L. Glancey, Ph.D., PE
Professor
Bioresources Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Gregory Hicks, PT, Ph.D.
Chairperson, Associate Professor
Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Movement Science
Director, Advancing Diversity in Physical Therapy (ADaPT)

Jill Higginson, Ph.D.

Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science
Associate Director, Biomedical Engineering

Xinqiao Jia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Michael Keefe, Ph.D., PE
Associate Professor, Associate Chairman for Undergraduate Education
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Catherine Kirn-Safran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

April Kloxin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Samuel Lee, PT, MPT, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

X. Lucas Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Kurt Manal, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Freeman Miller, M.D.
Co-Director of Cerebral Palsy Program
A. I. duPont Institute

Christopher M. Modlesky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Anja Nohe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering

Yvonne Ou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mathematical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering

Ioannis Poulakakis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Ajay K. Prasad, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Christopher Price, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering

Darcy Reisman, Ph.D., PT
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering
Academic Director of Neurologic & Older Adult Clinic

James G. Richards, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
Professor, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Dustyn Roberts, P.E.
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Mechanical Engineering

Todd Royer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Michael H. Santare, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics and Movement Science,
Biomedical Engineering

Erica Selva, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences

Fabrizio Sergi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC, SCS, Sc.D., FAPTA
Alumni Distinguished Professor, Physical Therapy
Professor, Biomechanics and Movement Science
Biomedical Engineering

Steven Stanhope, Ph.D.
Professor
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Mechanical Engineering,
Biomechanics and Movement Science, Biomedical Medical
Director BADER Consortium

C. Buz Swanik, Ph.D., ATC
Associate Professor
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
Director, Biomechanics and Movement Science

Lian-Ping Wang, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Joeseph Zeni, Jr., Ph.D., MSPT
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy, Biomechanics and Movement Science