Santa Clara University


Faculty & Research

In this program, students work with bioengineering core faculty, as well as affiliated faculty and advisors from applied mathematics, biology, chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and physics, as well from the Markkula Ethics Center. Meet our team of engaged, passionate faculty:


Bioengineering Core Faculty and Staff

I. Emre Araci, PhD

Assistant Professor
I. Emre Araci has received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Electrical Engineering Department, Ege University, Izmir... Read the Full Profile >>

Prashanth Asuri PhD

Assistant Professor
Dr. Prashanth Asuri joined the Bioengineering faculty at Santa Clara University in 2011. Dr. Asuri graduated from... Read the Full Profile >>

Unyoung (Ashley) Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor
Prof. Kim is an Assistant Professor at Santa Clara University where she serves as the Director of the Biological... Read the Full Profile >>

Biao (Bill) Lu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dr. Lu earned his MD and PhD from Fudan University (Shanghai) and University of Manitoba, Canada... Read the Full Profile >>

Maryam Mobed-Miremadi, PhD

Professor Maryam Mobed-Miremadi is an Academic Year Lecturer at Santa Clara University as of Fall 2013... Read the Full Profile >>

Yuling Yan PhD

Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Bioengineering
Prof. Yuling Yan is currently a Professor and the Founding Chair of the Department of Bioengineering at SCU. She received... Read the Full Profile >>

Zhiwen (Jonathan) Zhang PhD

Associate Professor
Dr. Jonathan Zhang is an associate professor of the Bioengineering Program in School of Engineering at SCU... Read the Full Profile >>

Sotheary Beaumier

Administrative Assistant


Adjunct Faculty:

Yvan Chanthery, Term Lecturer
Paul Cosingny, Term Lecturer (Senior Manager, Abbott Vascular)
Paul Davison, Term Lecturer (VP, R&D, Invuity)
Brian Green, Term Lecturer
Ying Hao, Term Lecturer
Gary Li, Term Lecturer
Sathish Manickam, Term Lecturer
Gerardo Noriega, Term Lecturer (Managing Director, GVMED)
Stephanie (Chan) Norman, Term Lecturer
Eric Sabelman, Term Lecturer
Janet Warrington, Term Lecturer


Affiliate Faculty:

Steve Chiappari, Applied Mathematics
Jack Gilbert, Professor, Chemistry
David Hess, Assistant Professor, Biology
Tim Hight, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Christopher Kitts, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Shoba Krishnen, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
Margaret McLean, Senior Lecturer, Director of Bioethics
Nam Ling, Professor, Computer Engineering
Sally Wood, Professor, Electrical Engineering
Aleksandar Zecevic, Professor, Electrical Engineering