graduate student working in Transformative Biomaterials and Biotechnology Lab

Transformative Biomaterials and Biotechnology Laboratory (TBBL)

The Transformative Biomaterials and Biotechnology Lab (TBBL) investigates a methodology for functional biomaterial development and uses biomaterials as a tool to solve unmet clinical problems.

Current research focuses in the lab include:

  • Methodology for new biomaterial development
  • Soft and hard tissue engineering
  • Cancer drug delivery and imaging
  • Stem cell/biomaterial interactions
  • Micro/nano-medical device fabrication
  • Biosensing

Contact Information

Bioengineering Facilities and Labs Bioengineering and biomedical engineering research areas


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