Biosciences and Biomedical Applications

Biosciences and Biomedical Applications

Within the key research area of smart therapeutics, biomedical applications, and biomimicry, researchers are exploring novel diagnostic and therapeutic tools for cancer, biomedical implants, Chiari malformation, biofluids, medical imaging, tissue engineering, micro/nano fluidic devices, and regenerative devices.

Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center (BRIC)

Directors: Dr. Peter Niewiarowski, Dr. Ali Dhinojwala, Dr. Christopher M. Miller, P.E., and Matthew Kolodziej

The Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center as an internationally recognized leader in the rapidly growing field of biomimicry. BRIC is dedicated to connecting artists, businesspeople, designers, engineers, and scientists to advance biomimicry-based innovation. Members develop curricula, promote awareness of biomimicry, and accelerate innovation in partnership with with Great Lakes Biomimicry.


Dr. Ajay Mahajan
Associate Dean for Research & Industrial Engagement

Phone: 330-972-6033

Dr. Sadhan C. Jana
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Phone: 330-972-8293