Shyni Varghese

Shyni Varghese

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.

Education

  • PhD National Chemical Laboratory, India

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal tissue repair, disease biophysics and organ-on-a-chip technology.

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