Anand Ramamurthi is P.C. Rossin Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioengineering at Lehigh University. He joined the faculty of the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science in 2020. After obtaining his PhD in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University, he spent two years as an American Heart Association (AHA) postdoctoral fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. Following a tenure at Clemson University, where he achieved the rank of tenured associate professor, he returned to the Cleveland Clinic. There, he became a professor of biomedical engineering at the Lerner Research Institute and a professor of molecular medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

As a Fellow of the AHA, Ramamurthi serves as the chair of the Cardiac Basic Sciences Innovative Research Grant Study Section. Additionally, he holds the position of executive editor for the Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering. His contributions extend to various review panels for the NIH, NSF, and other grant funding agencies. With a strong commitment to propagating translational aspects of biomedical research, Ramamurthi is dedicated to establishing a cutting-edge, multi-investigator research program in stem cell and nanomedicine for extracellular matrix (ECM) engineering and repair at Lehigh.


Anand Ramamurthi
Anand Ramamurthi
Professor and Department Chair
Iacocca Hall
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Bachelors in Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bangalore University, India, 1994
Masters of Science, Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1996
Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1999
American Heart Association (AHA) Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic, 2001

Areas of Research

Bioengineering, Tissue Engineering, Tissue Repair, Biomimetic Regeneration