Systems Biology Laboratory


Present Positions:

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University;

Professor, Department of Oncology, and member, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine,Johns Hopkins University;

Joint Appointments: Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University.

Visiting Professor Positions:

The Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, U.K., 2009;

Department of Pathology/Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School (angiogenesis), 2003-2004;

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (computational biology), 2003-2004.


M.S. in Mechanics and Ph.D. in Biofluidmechanics, Moscow University.

Selected Honors and Awards:

Wiederhielm Award (for the most highly cited original manuscript in Microcirculation over the previous 5 year period), 2015;

Keynote speaker, The 6th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB), Barcelona, Spain, 2015;

Keynote speaker, NCI meeting of Integrative Cancer Biology Program (ICBP) and Physical Science Oncology Centers (PSOC), 2015;

Keynote speaker, The 5th International Conference on Computational Bioengineering (ICCB), Leuven, Belgium, 2013;

Keynote overseas speaker, International Symposium of Next-Generation Integrated Simulation of Living Matter (ISLiM)) (on the occasion of inauguration of Japan's 10 petaflop K-supercomputer), Tokyo, Japan, 2012;

The C. Forbes Dewey Distinguished Lectureship in Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011;

Keynote speaker, The Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) European Union Physiome Project, 2010;

A.C. Suhren Lecture, Tulane University, 2009;

Robert M. and Mary Haythornthwaite Distinguished Lecturer, Temple University, 2006;

Kawasaki Medical Society Lecturer, Japan, 2004;

Eugene M. Landis Award, The Microcirculatory Society, 2009;

Inaugural Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2005;

Fellow, American Heart Association, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, 2001;

Fellow, American Physiological Society (Cardiovascular Section), 1995;

Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 1994;

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1992;

Board of Directors, Biomedical Engineering Society (1992-1995);

William H. Huggins Excellence in Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University.

Editorial Boards:

Nature Scientific Reports (Editorial Board); Annals of Biomedical Engineering (Associate Editor); Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (Associate Editor); Microcirculation (Associate Editor); Microvascular Research (Editorial Board); Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine (Editorial Board); American Journal of Cancer Research (Editorial Board); American Journal of Physiology (Heart Circ. Physiol.) 1999-2005; Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine (Associate Editor) 2008-2015


Co-Chairman of the IUPS (International Union of Physiological Sciences) Physiome and Systems Biology Committee (2001-Present);

Chairman of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellows Selection Committee (2001-2004);

Member at Large, U.S. National Committee for the IUPS at the NAS (2001-2006); Member, AIMBE Academic Council;

Program Chair, 2005 BMES Annual Meeting; BMES representative to IUPS U.S. National Committee (2009-2012); 

Chair, BMES Meetings Oversight Committee.BMES representative to the FASEB Summer Research Conference Advisory Committee;

Meritorious Awards Committee, North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) (2010-2013);

IMAG (Interdisciplinary Modeling and Analysis Group), Multiscale Systems Biology Working Group co-lead (2010-2015);

Advisory Board, National Center of Systems Biology, The Virtual Physiological Rate Projec, (2011-Present);


Over 300 original manuscripts, chapters, and review articles, co-editor of 2 books.