Mohammad F. Kiani, Ph.D, F.A.H.A.
|Professor and Chair|
1. Name and Academic Rank:
Mohammad F. Kiani, Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Full-time
2. Degrees with fields, institution and date:
B.S.E.E. University of Oklahoma, 1983
M.S.Bm.E. Louisiana Tech University, 1987
Ph.D. Louisiana Tech University, 1990
Postdoc University of Rochester, 1993
3. Number of years of service on this faculty:
Initial appointment: September 2004, Professor and Chair
4. Other Related Experience:
1994-1995 Research Scientist, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
1995-1998 Assistant Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
1998-2002 Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
2002-2004 Professor and Acting Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
5. Consulting and Patents:
One patent approved, one patent pending.
Legal and industrial consulting during the past 5 years.
6. States in which registered:
7. Principal publications in the last five years:
Siddiqui, K; Del Valle, L; Morellet, N; Cui, J ; Ghafouri, M ; Mukerjee, R; Urbanska, K; Fan, S; Pattillo, CB; Deshmane, SL; Kiani, MF; Ansari, R; Khalili, K; Roques, BP; Reiss, K; Bouaziz, S; Amini, S; Srinivasan, A & Sawaya, BE (2008) Molecular mimicry in inducing DNA damage between HIV-1 Vpr and the anti-cancer agent, Cisplatin. Oncogene, 27(1):32-43.
Wang, B; Scott, RC; Pattillo, CB; Prabhakarpandian, B; Sundaram, S & Kiani, MF (2008) Modeling oxygenation and selective delivery of drug carriers post-myocardial infarction. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol., 614:333-343.
Scott, RC; Crabbe, D; Krynska, B; Ansari, R & Kiani, MF (2008) Aiming for the heart: targeted delivery of drugs to diseased cardiac tissue. Expert Opin. Drug Deliv., 5(4):459-470 (invited review).
Prabhakarpandian, B; Pant, K; Scott, R; Patillo, CB; Irimia, D; Kiani, MF & Sundaram, S (2008) Synthetic microvascular networks for quantitative analysis of particle adhesion. Biomed. Microdevices, 10(4):585-595.
Knappe, D; Otvos, L; De Pascali, F; Cassone, M; Scolaro, L; Abbadessa, G; Carrillo-Infante, C; Kiani, MF; Donelson, F; Hoffmann, R; Surmacz, E (2008) Drug development-targeted screening of leptin agonist glycopeptides. Int. J. Pept. Res. Ther., 14(3): 247-254.
Pattillo, CB; Venegas, B; Donelson, FJ; Del Valle, L; Knight, LC; Chong, PL & Kiani, MF (2009) Radiation-guided targeting of combretastatin encapsulated immunoliposomes to mammary tumors. Pharm. Res., 26(5):1093-1100.
Rosano, JM; Tousi, N; Scott, RC; Krynska, B; Rizzo, V; Prabhakarpandian, B; Pant, K; Sundaram, S & Kiani, MF (2009) A physiologically realistic in vitro model of microvascular networks. Biomed. Microdevices, 11:1051-1057.
Scott, RC; Rosano, JM; Ivanov, Z; Wang, B; Chong, PL; Issekutz, AC; Crabbe, DL & Kiani, MF (2009) Targeting VEGF-encapsulated immunoliposomes to MI heart improves vascularity and cardiac function. FASEB J., 23(10): 3361-3367.
Tousi, N; Wang, B; Pant, K; Kiani MF & Prabhakarpandian, B (2010) Preferential adhesion of leukocytes near bifurcations is endothelium independent. Microvasc. Res., In press. Wang, B; Rosano, JM; Cheheltani, R & Kiani, MF (2010) Towards a targeted multidrug delivery approach to improve therapeutic efficacy in breast cancer. Expert Opin. Drug Deliv., In press (invited review).
8. Scientific and Professional Societies of which a member:
Radiation Research Society (1994- , member)
Biomedical Engineering Society (1990- , member)
American Society for Engineering Education (2007- , member)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1986- , senior member)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (1998- , Fellow)
9. Selected Honors and awards:
Academy of Distinguished Teaching Professors, University of Tennessee, 2002-2004
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1998
Established Investigator Award, American Heart Association, 2002-2007
NIH Travel Award, PSC Heterogeneous Computing Workshop, 1994
August Krogh Young Investigator Award, Microcirculatory Society, 1991
Young Investigator Travel Award, Microcirculatory Society, 1991
National Engineering Honor Society (Tau Beta Phi)
Biomedical Engineering Honor Society (Alpha Eta Mu Beta)
10. Institutional and professional service in last five years:
NSF SBIR/STTR Phase I/II Drug Delivery Panel, 2007-present
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, 2009-2010
DOD Breast Cancer Research Program, 2009
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 2006-2008
Ohio Cancer Research Associates, 2008-2009
Chair/Co-Chair, AHA Bioengineering and Biotechnology Study Group, 2004-2007
President and Chair of Board of Directors, Engineering World Health, 2000-present
Reviewer for a number of engineering and life science journals
11. Professional development activities in the last five years
Attended numerous national and international conferences and workshops.