J. Brandon Dixon
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Brandon Dixon is Professor in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech, where since joining the faculty in 2009 he has established a research program focused on developing engineered approaches to understanding and treating diseases of the lymphatic system. He serves as the Co-Director for the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance Research Education Programs. Prior to coming to Georgia Tech, he was a post-doc at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne in Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering in 2006 from Texas A&M University. His research has been funded by the NIH, NSF, DOD, Gates Foundation, the Georgia Research Alliance, the American Heart Association, and other private foundations. He is a recipient of the NSF Career Award and the NIH Pathway to Independence Award and is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He is also a co-founder of a start-up company lab focused on developing enabling technologies for assessing and managing clinical lymphedema.