Faculty & Staff


Department Faculty

Dr. Robert Frisina, Jr.
Interim Chair and Professor
Research Areas: Development of Bio-therapeutic Systems, Devices and Compounds for Treating Sensory Deficits;
Emphasis on Bench-to-Bedside Investigations of the Auditory System, and Translational Research on Deafness and Other Neuroengineering Applications.
Office: ENC 3504 | rfrisina@usf.edu | 813-974-4394 | Website

Dr. Huabei Jiang
Research Areas: Diffuse optical tomography (DOT), photoacoustic tomography (PAT), fluorescence molecular tomography (FMT), and bioluminescence tomography (BLT).
Office: ENB 343J | hjiang1@usf.edu | 813-974-5253

Dr. Hao Yang
Research Professor
Research Areas: Optical-based imaging technologies for in vivo visualization of tissue at both the macroscopic and microscopic scales.
Office: BPB 201 | haoyang@usf.edu | 813-974-4923

Dr. Olukemi Akintewe
Office: ENB 343H | olukemi@usf.edu | 813-974-6152

Dr. Souheil Zekri
Office: ENB 204 | zekri@usf.edu | 813-974-5203

Biomedical Engineering Affiliated Faculty

Venkat Bhethanabotla, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Stephanie Carey, PhD; Mechanical Engineering

Rajiv Dubey, PhD; Mechanical Engineering

Timothy J. Fawcett, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Nathan Gallant, PhD; Mechanical Engineering

Richard Gilbert, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Dmitry Goldgof, PhD; Computer Science & Engineering

Andrew Hoff, PhD; Electrical Engineering

Mark Jaroszeski, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Piyush Koria, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

William E. Lee, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Stephen B. Liggett, MD; Assoc Vice President, USF Health Office of Research; Vice Dean for Research, Morsani College of Medicine; Professor, Internal Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology

Chris Passaglia, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Anna Pyayt, PhD; Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Stephen Saddow, PhD; Electrical Engineering

Sylvia Thomas, PhD; Electrical Engineering

Radouil Tzekov, MD, PhD; USF Morsani College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology

Dmitri Voronine, Ph.D.; Physics

Joseph Walton, Ph.D.; Communication Science & Disorders

Samuel Wickline, MD; Interim Chair and Associate Dean, Cardiology, USF Morsani College of Medicine; Director, USF Health Heart Institute; Professor, Cardiovascular Sciences

Jose Zayas-Castro, PhD; Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering; Professor of Industrial Engineering