Department Faculty

Dorian Liepmann

Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering
280 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
mailcode: MC 1762
355-8353
fax: (510) 642-5835
ude.yelekrebnull@nnampeil
https://liepmannlab.squarespace.com/

Research Interests

BioMEMS, microfluid dynamics, experimental biofluid dynamics, hemodynamics associated with valvular heart disease and other cardiac and arterial flows.

Education

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

Major Awards

2001 – 2005    Lester John and Lynne Dewar Distinguished Professorship in Bioengineering

2002               Weissberger-Williams Lecture, Kodak Research Laboratory, NY

2007               Fellow, AIMBE

Professional Experience

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

Selected Publications

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.

Stoeber B, Liepmann D. “Arrays of hollow out-of-plane microneedles for drug delivery,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 14(3) 472-9, 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.