Ravi V. Bellamkonda, PhD

Biography

Ravi V. Bellamkonda, PhD

Email: ravi@bme.gatech.edu

Professor Bellamkonda, the Wallace H. Coulter Professor and Departmental Chair in Biomedical Engineering for GaTech/Emory, directs the Neurological Biomaterials and Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory, a part of the Laboratory for Neuroengineering in the joint Georgia Tech/Emory Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. He also serves as associate vice president within the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR), directs a T32 training grant called Rational design of Biomaterials, directs a Graduate Leadership Program for BioE/BME graduate students and is a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar.

The philosophy of research program of Prof. Bellamkonda group is to derive the design criteria for therapeutic approaches from a thorough examination and understanding of the underlying biology – both developmental and pathological – and then draw from the biomaterials science and engineering to fashion novel therapeutic approaches.