Faculty & Staff

Christopher Passaglia

Chris Passaglia

ENG 247 | Email | 813-974-7140 | Website


1990 BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa
1997 PhD, Bioengineering and Neuroscience, Syracuse University

Vision Systems, Neural Signal Processing, Computational Modeling, Retinal Physiology and Disease, Bioinstrumentation.

ARVO (Association for Vision in Research & Ophthalmology)
BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society)
ISER (International Society for Eye Research)

BME 4508/6491 Biomedical Signals and Systems Analysis
BME 4409/6410 Engineering Physiology

NIH NEI R01 EY027037 “Continuous measurement and control of intraocular pressure in normal and glaucomatous eyes”

2014 Thomas R. Lee Award (BrightFocus Foundation)
2006 CAREER Award (National Science Foundation)
2005 Smith Family New Investigator Award (The Medical Foundation)
2004 Vision Research Award (Karl Kirchgessner Foundation)                       
1998 Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience (Society for Neuroscience)
1997 Capranica Award in Neuroethology (The Capranica Foundation)

Ficarrotta KR, Mohamed YH, Passaglia CL (2020) Experimental glaucoma model with controllable intraocular pressure history. Sci Rep. 10:126. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-57022-5. PMID: 31924837.

Ficarrotta KR, Passaglia CL (2020) Intracranial pressure modulates aqueous humor dynamics of the eye. J Physiol. 598:403-413. PMID: 31769030.

Ficarrotta KR, Bello SA, Mohamed YH, Passaglia CL (2018) Aqueous humor dynamics of the Brown-Norway rat. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 59:2529-2537. PMID: 29847660.

Passaglia CL, Arvaneh T, Greenberg E, Richards D, Madow B (2018) Automated method of grading vitreous haze in patients with uveitis for clinical trials. Trans Vis Sci Tech. 7: 10. doi: 10.1167/tvst.7.2.10. PMID: 29600118.

Bello SA, Passaglia CL (2017) A wireless pressure sensor for continuous monitoring of intraocular pressure in conscious animals. Ann Biomed Eng. 45:2592-2604. PMID: 28812168.

Bello SA, Malavade S, Passaglia CL (2017) Development of a smart pump for monitoring and controlling intraocular pressure. Ann Biomed Eng 45:990-1002. PMID: 27679446.