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Herbert Lipowsky

Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science and Mechanics


  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

117 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building


Personal or Departmental Website

Interest Areas:

Pressure and flow relationships in microcirculation, in vivo rheology blood flow in sickle-cell disease and other hematological disorders.





Journal Articles

  • Herbert H Lipowsky, , "Role of matrix metalloproteases in the kinetics of leukocyte-endothelial adhesion in post-capillary venules", Biorheology, 52, (5-6), pp. 10


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The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

122 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614