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About the Leadership

The department leadership team is instrumental in guiding the department into the future while supporting the mission and vision of Texas A&M University. Read more about them by clicking on their names below.

Mike McShane

  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Department Head, Biomedical Engineering
  • James J. Cain Professor II
  • Affiliated Faculty, Materials Science & Engineering
Mike McShane

Melissa A. Grunlan

  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Department Head, Biomedical Engineering
  • Charles H. and Bettye Barclay Professor in Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
  • Chancellor's EDGES Fellow
Melissa A. Grunlan

Tanmay Lele

  • Unocal Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering
  • Director, Research, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Translational Medical Sciences
Tanmay Lele

Kristen Maitland

  • Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Director, Graduate Programs, Biomedical Engineering
Kristen Maitland

Charles Patrick

  • Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering
  • Director, Undergraduate Programs, Biomedical Engineering
Charles Patrick