Matthew Glucksberg, PhD

Matthew R. Glucksberg is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University. His technical expertise is in tissue mechanics, microcirculation, and optical instrumentation. His laboratory has developed image-based instrumentation to measure pressure and flow in the circulation of the eye, instruments to measure the response of pulmonary alveolar epithelial cells to their immediate mechanical environment, and is currently involved in developing minimally invasive optical biosensors for monitoring glucose, lactate, and other measures of metabolic function. He is a co-founder of Northwestern’s Global Healthcare Technologies Program in Cape Town South Africa and co-director of an MS program in Global and Ecological Health.

Dr. Glucksberg is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, a Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society, and serves as a founding board member for two non-profit organizations devoted to technology in global health: HealthGreen and the Northwestern Global Health Foundation.