Research Interests

  • Drug Delivery
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Wound Healing

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

BIOE 2001

Frontiers in Bioengineering

Undergraduate

BIOE 3102

BioE Lab #2 - Biomaterials

Undergraduate

BIOE 3302

Drug Delivery

Undergraduate

BIOE 3401

Biodesign - Testing and Validation

Undergraduate

BIOE 3511

Interactions of Biomaterials with Living Tissues

Undergraduate

BIOE 5500

Special Topics: Drug Delivery

Graduate

BIOE 5999

Research Experience in Bioengineering

Graduate

ENGR 4172

Senior Design Project I for Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4173

Senior Design Project I for Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4174

Senior Design Project I for Bioengineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4175

Senior Design Project I for Civil Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4176

Senior Design Project I for Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4177

Senior Design Project I for Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate

ENGR 4296

Senior Design Project II

Undergraduate

ENGR 4996

Honors Senior Design Project II

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

  • Phelan, M.A., Guha, A., Harrison, B.K., Moukarzel, G., Tetteh, A.A., Har-El, Y.E., & Ochia, R. (2020). WIP: Design thinking concepts in undergraduate engineering capstone projects. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2020-June.

  • Timnak, A., Gerstenhaber, J.A., Dong, K., Har-El, Y.E., & Lelkes, P.I. (2018). Gradient porous fibrous scaffolds: A novel approach to improving cell penetration in electrospun scaffolds. Biomedical Materials (Bristol), 13(6). doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/aadbbe

  • Senel-Ayaz, H.G., Har-El, Y.E., Ayaz, H., & Lelkes, P.I. (2018). Textile technologies for 3D scaffold engineering. In Functional 3D Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Materials, Technologies, and Applications (pp. 175-201). doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100979-6.00008-2

  • Timnak, A., Har-el, Y., & Lelkes, P.I. (2017). Macrophage Infiltration into Macro-porous Electrospun Scaffolds Initiates a Reparative Inflammatory Response. TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 23, pp. S41-S41. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Kamrava, B., Gerstenhaber, J.A., Amin, M., Har-El, Y.E., & Roehm, P.C. (2017). Preliminary Model for the Design of a Custom Middle Ear Prosthesis.