Robert Gettens


Dr. Gettens is the Biomedical Engineering Department Chair. His areas of interest are in Biomaterials, Medical Devices, Entrepreneurship. He is also an ABET Evaluator, focused on curriculum development and leads the senior design capstone course for the department.   

Research Interests

Medical device design and manufacturing
Surface interactions of medical device materials with the biological environment
Blood contacting medical devices
Corrosion of biomedical implants