Thomas Roussel

Assoc Professor

Thomas Roussel, Jr. received the B.A. in Chemistry from the University of New Orleans in 1993, the B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University in 1997 and 2001, respectively, and the Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louisville in 2014. After 14 years as a research engineer working in the labs of Prof. Rob Keynton (UofL Bioengineering) and Prof. Rick Baldwin (UofL Chemistry), he accepted a Term Assistant Professor in the Bioengineering Department at UofL in June 2014. Dr. Roussel's research interests include FEA and CFD, microfabricated/COTS sensor technologies, and custom instrumentation, all in support of the development of analytical techniques for environmental studies, orthopedic and rehabilitation platforms, as well as biomedical diagnostic applications.


  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 2001
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Louisville, 2014


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