University of California, Riverside

Department of Mechanical Engineering


Guillermo Aguilar

Guillermo Aguilar,
Professor and Chair

Laboratory of Transport Phenomena for Biomedical Applications

  • Thermal processes relevant to biomedical optics and medical laser applications (vascular and pigmented lesion therapy, skin resurfacing, cartilage reshaping, cryogenic skin cooling, cryosurgery, short and ultrashort pulsed laser-tissue interactions, spray atomization)
Elisa Franco

Elisa Franco, Assistant Professor

Biochemical Networks

  • Programming feedback reaction networks
  • Biochemical oscillators
  • Robustness in molecular systems
Cengiz Ozkan

Cengiz Ozkan,

Biomaterials and Nanotechnology Laboratory

  • Design of cancer therapuetics, bioinspired assembly of nanostructures
Marko Princevac

Marko Princevac, Associate Professor

Environmental Fluid Dynamics

  • Bird flight
  • Microfluidics
Masaru Rao

Masaru Rao, Assistant Professor

Biomedical Microdevices Laboratory

  • Biomedical microdevices
Hideaki Tsutui

Hideaki Tsutsui, Assistant Professor

Regenerative Microengineering

  • Stem Cell Control
  • Biomedical Microdevices
  • Self-Assembling Biomaterials
Kambiz Vafai

Kambiz Vafai, Professor

Heat and Mass Transfer Research Lab

  • MC based biosensors
  • Macromolecule transport through arteries
  • Biofilms
  • Water diffusion applications in MRI

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5190
Fax: (951) 827-3188