Rouzbeh Amini, PhD

Dr. Amini completed his PhD in biomedical engineering at the University of Minnesota in the field of ocular biomechanics and biotransport in 2010, and his dissertation was entitled, “Iris Biomechanics in Health and Disease.” He continued his research work on the mechanics of soft tissues as a postdoctoral trainee at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Bioengineering, where he held the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NIH F32). Dr. Amini has served as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Akron since August 2013. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Akron Children’s Hospital, the Firestone Foundation, the American Heart Association, and the BrightFocus Foundation.