BBL was established in 1997.

The goals of BBL are to:

  • Educate students in performing advanced research in bone biomechanics and bone bioengineering.
  • Apply basic engineering and biological principles to study microstructures and functions of bones.
  • Provide a collaborative research environment in biomedical engineering for undergraduate/graduate students.

Recent News

April 13, 2021

Congratulations Dr. Yizhong Hu!

On April 9th Jenny Hu successfully defended her thesis: Microstructure and Biomechanics of the Subchondral Bone in the Development of Knee Osteoarthritis. We are very proud of her accomplishments. She will pursue her postdoctoral studies at Dr. Yingzi Yang's lab (Harvard School of Dental Medicine). Congrats and best of luck in your new position Jenny!

May 31, 2020

Congratulations Dr. Sam Robinson!

On May 20th Sam Robinson successfully defended his thesis: Bone mechanobiology of modeling and remodeling and the role of the hematopoietic lineage. We are very proud of him and his accomplishments, and his virtual thesis defense was a first for the BBL and wondefully done. We will miss him greatly, but are very excited for his future!