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Faculty

Led by the College of Engineering, the Center for Biodevices welcomes faculty from the College of Medicine, Eberly College of Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Earth and Mineral Science, and other Penn State units. We collaborate closely with the Center for Medical Innovation, the Materials Research Institute, and the Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences.

Executive Team

Mary Frecker

Director: Mary Frecker, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Riess Chair in Engineering

David Han

Executive Team Member: David Han, M.D.
Professor of Surgery, Radiology, and Engineering Design


Research Thrust Leaders

Sensing and Diagnostic Devices

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Aida Ebrahimi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

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Steve Hicks, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Surgical Devices

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Jason Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Implantable Devices

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Greg Lewis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation


Wearable Devices

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Larry Cheng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics


Support Staff

Debbie Mottin

Debbie Mottin
Business Manager, Center for Biodevices Staff Support

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About

Established in 2020, the Center for Biodevices aims to bridge foundational science and clinical applications of biodevices, while enabling success of faculty, clinicians, and students across multiple disciplines.

Center for Biodevices

The Pennsylvania State University

Reber Building

University Park, PA 16802