Jeff LaMack

Jeff LaMack

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Name: Jeff LaMack
User Type: Faculty/Staff
Biography: I have been a faculty member in the Biomedical Engineering program at MSOE since 2006. A Milwaukee native, I earned my Bachelor's degree from the program in which I now teach, returning to Wisconsin after spending 9 years in Ohio and North Carolina. I thoroughly enjoy teaching the hard-working and talented students of MSOE, and I am involved in a number of efforts on campus to ensure that students succeed at MSOE.
Work Address: 1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Preferred Contact Method: Email
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Title: Associate Professor
Education: 1997 B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from MSOE.

2001 M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the Ohio State University

2006 Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University, Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering certificate
Honors and Awards: 2013 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Biomedical Engineering Division Best Poster Award
2013 ASEE Virtual Communities of Practice Participant, Thermodynamics
2012-present Chair of EMB Chapter, IEEE Region 4, Milwaukee Section
2012-present Vice-Chair of MSOE Retention Committee
2010-2011 Biology Scholar Program Research Resident, American Society of Microbiology
2010 Falk Engineering Educator Award, MSOE
2005 Kewaunee Student Achievement Award, Duke University Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering
Publications: 1. LaMack, J.A., Tritt, C.S. Work in Progress: A multi-faceted laboratory module in cardiovascular fluid mechanics to develop analysis and evaluation skills in biomedical engineering undergraduates. ASEE Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA, June, 2013. Poster presented.
2. LaMack J.A. Characterizing student use and perceptions of instructional objectives in freshman life science courses. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education. 12(1): 106. American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators, 2011. Poster presented.
3. Gassert, J. D., Imas, O., LaMack, J., Fennigkoh, L., Gerrits, R., Schlick, N., Tritt, C., Cross-Disciplinary Biomedical Engineering Laboratories and Assessment of their Impact on Student Learning, Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, AC 2011-2848.
4. LaMack J.A., Himburg H.A., Zhang J., Friedman M.H. Endothelial gene expression in regions of defined shear exposure in the porcine iliac arteries. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 38(7): 2252-2262 (2010).
5. Jacques, S., Gassert, J. D., Swiontek,T., LaMack, J., Tritt, C., Fennigkoh, L., Gerrits, R., Canino, V., Schlick, N., Biomedical Engineering Curricula: Producing the Engineers of 2020, Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
6. LaMack, J.A., Friedman, M.H. Individual and combined effects of shear stress magnitude and spatial gradient on endothelial cell gene expression. American Journal of Physiology. Heart Circ. Physiol. 293(5), H2853-H2859 (2007).
7. LaMack, J.A., Himburg, H.A., Friedman, M.H. Distinct profiles of endothelial gene expression in hyperpermeable regions of the porcine aortic arch and thoracic aorta. Atherosclerosis. 192(2), e35-41 (2007).
8. Friedman, M.H., LaMack, J.A., Himburg, H.A. Statistical hemodynamics: A method for evaluating the effect of fluid dynamic forces on vascular biology in vivo. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 128, 965-968 (2006).
9. LaMack, J.A., Himburg, H.A., Friedman, M.H. Effect of hypercholesterolemia on transendothelial EBD-albumin permeability and lipid accumulation in porcine iliac arteries. Atherosclerosis. 184(2), 255-263 (2006).
10. LaMack, J.A., Himburg, H.A., Li, X.-M., Friedman, M.H. Interaction of wall shear stress magnitude and gradient in the prediction of arterial macromolecular permeability. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 33(4), 455-462 (2005).
11. Himburg, H.A., Grzybowski, D.M., Hazel, A.L., LaMack, J.A., Li, X.-M., Friedman, M.H. Spatial comparison between wall shear stress measures and porcine arterial endothelial permeability. American Journal of Physiology. Heart Circ. Physiol. 286, H1916-H1922 (2004).
Areas of Specialization / Expertise: Biomedical Transport Phenomena, Hemodynamics, Biomedical Engineering Design, Physiology, Biological Modeling, Cell Biology, Programming
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Phone Number: (414)277-7535

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Member Since: Sep 4, 2013
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