Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering
BioMEMS, microfluid dynamics, experimental biofluid dynamics, hemodynamics associated with valvular heart disease and other cardiac and arterial flows.
1990 Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, Applied Mechanics
1983 MS, California Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering
1981 BS, California Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering,
1981 BA, Occidental College, Chemistry
2001 – 2005 Lester John and Lynne Dewar Distinguished Professorship in Bioengineering
2002 Weissberger-Williams Lecture, Kodak Research Laboratory, NY
2007 Fellow, AIMBE
1983-1984 Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
1984-1992 Research Scientist, Science Applications International Corporation, Technology Research Group, San Diego, CA
1986-1992 Research Engineer, Institute for Non-Linear Science, University of California, San Diego
1992-1998 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
1992-present Faculty Member, Joint UCSF/UCB Bioengineering Graduate Group
1993-1997 Executive Committee, Joint UCSF/UCB Bioengineering Graduate Group
1997 Co-Chair, Joint UCSF/UCB Bioengineering Graduate Group
1996-present Faculty Member, Applied Science & Technology Graduate Group
1998-2003 Head Graduate Advisor, UCSF/UCB Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering
1998-present Director, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, University of California, Berkeley
1998-2003 Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2001-present Lester John and Lynne Dewar Lloyd Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering
2003-2007 Executive Committee, Joint UCSF/UCB Bioengineering Graduate Group
2003-present Professor, Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
2003 Vice Chair of Undergraduate Affairs, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
2004-present Chair, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
Stoeber B, Hu CMJ, Liepmann D, Muller SJ, “Passive flow control in microdevices using thermally responsive polymer solutions.” Physics of Fluids 18(5): 2006.
Chang WC, Lee LP, Liepmann D, "Biomimetic technique for adhesion-based collection and separation of cells in a microfluidic channel," Lab on a Chip 5(1) 64-73, 2005.
Sivamani RK, Stoeber B, Wu GC, Zhai H, Liepmann D, Maibach H. “Clinical microneedle injection of methyl nicotinate: stratum corneum penetration.” Journal of Skin Research and Technology, 11:152-156, 2005.
Zimmermann S. Fienbork D. Flounders AW. Liepmann D. “In-device enzyme immobilization: wafer-level fabrication of an integrated glucose sensor.” Sensors & Actuators B-Chemical. 99(1):163-173, 2004.
Zahn JD, Deshmukh A, Pisano AP, Liepmann D. “Continuous on-chip micropumping for microneedle enhanced drug delivery,” Biomedical Microdevices. 3:183-90, 2004.