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Washington State University
The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Research Areas


  • Musculoskeletal mechanics
  • Mammalian cellular mechanics

Dr. Anita Vasavada and Dr. David Lin discuss tablet neck strain with graduate student Dr. Anita Vasavada and Dr. David Lin work with graduate student


  • Haluk Beyenal – Biofilms
  • Wen-ji Dong – Cardiac muscle biology and mechanics, protein chemistry and engineering, fluorescence techniques, computer modeling, nanoscale biosensor design and engineering
  • David Lin – Integrated mechanical properties of skeletal muscle and spinal reflexes
  • Bernie Van Wie – Biotechnology including biosensors and bioanalytical devices; cell and tissue culture, engineering education research
  • Anita Vasavada – Biomechanics and neural control of the musculoskeletal system, focusing on the human head and neck system