The BME Design Studio is closed to all students at this time.

Design Studio Management


Tom Benassi  

Tom Benassi

Design Studio Manager

Staff Engineer, Biomedical Engineering

   (410)-387-3321

Office: Clark 217A  | tbenass1@jhu.edu

Please notify Tom Benassi in the event of a personal or facilities related emergency in the Design Studio.

Elizabeth Logsdon, PhD  

Elizabeth Logsdon, PhD

Design Studio Director

Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Director of Academic Programs
Co-Director of BME Design Teams

Office: Clark 208A  | elogsdo1@jhu.edu



Design Studio TAs




Affiliated Faculty


Soumyadipta Acharya, MD, MSE, PhD  

Soumyadipta Acharya, MD, MSE, PhD

Assistant Research Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Program Director, Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID)

Office: Clark 208A  | acharya@jhu.edu

Nicholas Durr, PhD  

Nicholas Durr, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Design Team Director

Office: Clark 208D  | ndurr@jhu.edu

Amir Manbachi, PhD  

Amir Manbachi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

 | amir.manbachi@jhu.edu

Shababa Matin  

Shababa Matin

Jr. Lecturer

Office: Clark 216A  | smatin5@jhu.edu

Nitish V. Thakor, PhD  

Nitish V. Thakor, PhD

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Office: Traylor 701  | nthakor@bme.jhu.edu



BME Design Studio