Implantable Devices - greg lewis
 

Implantable Devices

The implantable devices research thrust includes a focus on fundamental and applied research related to the design and testing of new devices, the optimal use of existing devices, and the behavior of implanted biomaterials, within fields such as cardiac, orthopaedic, and neurosurgery.

Leader

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


Faculty

University Park:

Jing Du, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Mehdi Kiani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Keefe Manning, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Dean of Schreyer Honors College

Guha Manogharan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Spencer Szczesny, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Jian Yang, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Regenerative Engineering

Hershey:

Mike Aynardi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Josh Cysyk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Aman Dhawan, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

John Elfar, M.D.
Michael and Myrtle Baker Professor and Vice Chair for Research of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Professor of Public Health Services and Neural and Behavioral Sciences

Barry Fell
Surgery Innovation Group Consultant

Ed Fox, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Matt Garner, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Randy Haluck, M.D.
General Surgeon

Will Hazard, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Neurosurgery

Choon-Sik Jhun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

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

Charles Palmer, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Gus Rosenberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Chris Siedlecki, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Bill Weiss, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering


Sample Projects

Final pre-clinical studies for a ventricular assist device for infants
Bill Weiss

FracSim
Greg Lewis and Spence Reid


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Penn State pediatric total artificial heart

Penn State pediatric ventricular assist device

Right heart replacement pump for single ventricle patients with failing Fontan circulation

 
 

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