Center for Engineering MechanoBiology

Mechanobiology Community

Developing a network of scholars, students, and industrial and community partners

Mechanobiology Innovation

Creating new materials, biomedical therapies, and improved agricultural technologies

Mechanobiology Education

Training the science and engineering workforce of the future

Mechanobiology Research

Exploring how molecules, cells and tissues utilize mechanics within plant and animal biology

The Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) is a multi-institutional Science and Technology Center funded by the NSF to advance the study of mechanical forces in molecules, cells, and tissues in plants and animals.

International Mechanobiology Symposium

By James McGonigle on May 25, 2018

This international symposium is being organized by the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology with support from the National Science Foundation. The symposium will cover emerging issues in forces th...

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Three CEMB faculty honored with Penn Scholarly Chairs

By James McGonigle on May 9, 2018

Penn Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of three Scholarly Chairs: Drs. Vivek Shenoy, Jason Burdick, and Beth Winkelstein. These are well-deserved honors and we celebrate the privile...

CEMB Celebrates the Philadelphia Science Festival

By James McGonigle on April 23, 2018

Andrei Georgescu, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Dan Huh’s research group, presented the lab’s work at the Pennovation Center as part of the Penn’s celebration of “Be A Scientist Day” on Sunday, April...

Upcoming events

  • May 29 – Aug 3, 2018
  • University of Pennsylvania and Washington University in St. Louis
  • Jun 18 – Aug 1, 2018
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • July 5, 2018 • 9 AM – 10 AM
  • Bernard Becker Medical Library, Room 400