Our Faculty, Staff & Students

Contact Us

Professor and Department Head

Dr. Monty Escabi
Phone: (860) 486-0063
Email: monty.escabi@uconn.edu


Lisa Ephraim
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Phone: (860) 486-0163
E-mail: lisae@engr.uconn.edu

Jennifer Seyford
Financial Assistant II
Phone: (860) 486-0116
E-mail: jennifer.seyford@uconn.edu

Birgit Sawstrom
Admin Service Assistant III
Phone: (860) 486-1267 
E-mail: birgit.sawstrom@uconn.edu

Sowmya Ramesh
Financial Assistant I
Phone: (860) 486-7139
E-mail: sowmya.ramesh@uconn.edu

Sarah Dunnack
Administrative Program Support I
Phone: (860) 486-5838
E-mail: sarah.dunnack@uconn.edu



Main Office Address

Biomedical Engineering Department
A.B. Bronwell Building, Room 217
260 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3247
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3247
Phone: (860) 486-5838
Fax: (860) 486-2500

BME Societies

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Student Chapter

At the University of Connecticut’s BMES Student Chapter, we strive to increase the knowledge of biomedical engineering within our student body and the surrounding community. We currently have approximately 90 undergraduate student and 15 graduate members. Through seminar series, open houses, career fairs, and more we try to pass on the field of biomedical engineering to others. Feel free to contact the BMES Student Chapter at uconnbiomedsociety@gmail.com, or visit our website at https://www.bme.uconn.edu/biomedical-engineering-society .

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Syam Nukavarapu

Student Officers for AY 2021-2022:

President: Joseph Caruso
Vice President: Jennifer Kim
Treasurer: Devin Kot-Thompson
Secretary: Manogna Komma


Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB), BME National Honor Society

Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) is a biomedical engineering honor society. Membership of AEMB is offered to the top fifth of juniors and top third of seniors in BME, who have completed at least six semester credit hours of BME courses. Feel free to contact the AEMB Student Chapter at UConnAEMB@gmail.com.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sabato Santaniello

AEMB Constitution


Engineering World Health, UConn Student Chapter

Engineering World Health inspires and mobilizes the Biomedical Engineering community to improve the quality of health care in resource-poor communities of the developing world. This is done in part by developing and introducing novel health care technologies appropriate for resource-poor settings. The goal of this chapter is to provide students with the life-changing experience of contributing to improving lives of individuals in developing nations through hands-on innovation and manufacturing of design projects developed by the Engineering World Health Organization. Feel free to contact the EWH Student Chapter at ewhuconn@gmail.com

Faculty Advisor: Guoan Zheng

Student Officers for AY 2020-2021:

President: Michael Windover
Vice President: Dawson Hettrick
Treasurer: Justyn Welsh