Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (beginning July 1, 2017)
Shyni Varghese will join the faculty of Duke University’s engineering and medical schools in summer 2017. With a triple appointment in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Orthopaedic Surgery, Varghese will be the first MEDx Investigator.
A leader in the field of biomaterials and stem cells, Varghese will continue to develop her research at Duke in three major areas—musculoskeletal tissue repair, disease biophysics and organ-on-a-chip technology.
A new initiative of the Pratt School of Engineering and Duke School of Medicine, Duke MEDx seeks to enhance and form new collaborations between doctors and engineers.
- PhD National Chemical Laboratory, India
Musculoskeletal tissue repair, disease biophysics and organ-on-a-chip technology.