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FY 2009 OSEL Laboratory Leaders

DIVISION OF BIOLOGY
Division Director:  Marilyn Lightfoote (301) 796-0235
Deputy Director:   Bill Riemenschneider (301) 796-9682*
Deputy Director:   Vacant

  • Biological Risk Assessment (infection control):  Ronald Brown (301) 796-0252
  • Biomolecular Mechanisms (molecular biology, immunology, allergy, cell biology, genomics/genetics): Marilyn Lightfoote (301)796-0235
  • Cardiovascular & Interventional Therapeutics:  John W. Karanian (301) 210-4247
  • Emerging Biotechnology & Biosensors: Kim Sapsford (301) 796-0311
  • Toxicology (biocompatibility):  Peter Goering (301) 796-0253

DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE
Division Director: Dinesh Patwardhan (301) 796-2622
Deputy Director:  Vacant

  • Active Materials: Martin (Ken) McDermott (301) 796-2621
  • Materials Performance:  Benita Dair (301) 796-2614

DIVISION OF ELECTRONICS AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Division Director:  Al Taylor (301) 796-2583
Deputy Director: Brian Fitzgerald (301) 796-2579

  • Electrical Engineering:  Al Taylor (301) 796-2583
  • Software (Research):  Brian Fitzgerald (301) 796-2579
  • Software (Regulatory Support):  Joseph Jorgens (301) 796-2588
  • Systems Engineering:  Al Taylor (301) 796-2583

DIVISION OF IMAGING AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS
Division Director:  Kyle J. Myers  (301) 796-2562
Deputy Director:  Nicholas Petrick (301) 796-2563

  • Imaging Analysis:  Nicholas Petrick (301) 796-2563
  • Imaging Physics:  Aldo Badano (301) 796-2534
  • Ionizing Radiation Metrology:  Mary Walker (301) 796-2558

DIVISION OF PHYSICS
Division Director:  Victor Krauthamer (301) 796-2474*
Deputy Director:  Brian Beard (301) 796-2469
Deputy Director:  Isaac Chang (301) 796-2789

  • Electrophysiology and Electrical Stimulation: Victor Krauthamer (301) 796-2474
  • Electromagnetic and Wireless Technologies:  Howard Bassen (301) 796-2472
  • Optical Diagnostic Devices:  Joshua Pfefer (301) 796-2494
  • Optical Therapeutics and Medical Nanophotonics:  Ilko Ilev (301) 796-2489

DIVISION OF SOLID AND FLUID MECHANICS
Division Director:  Laurence Grossman (301) 796-2502
Deputy Director:  Jon Casamento (301) 796-2499

  • Fluid Dynamics:  Laurence Grossman (301) 796-2502
  • Solid Mechanics:  Terry Woods (301) 796-2503
  • Ultrasonics:  Gerald Harris (301) 796-2508

* denotes Acting