Bruce C. Wheeler
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering at University of California, San Diego
Areas of expertise
- - Brain-on-a-chip
- - Micropatterning neurons and microelectrode arrays
- - Neural signal processing
- - Bioengineering education
Bruce is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego. He is also Past President (2013/2014) of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). Before joining UC San Diego, Wheeler was a professor and Acting Department Chair at the University of Florida, co-authoring Florida’s new BME BS degree program proposal. Previously he had been on faculty at the University of Illinois where he was the Founding Head of the Bioengineering Department, authored the proposals and shepherded to completion the programs for the BS, MS and PhD. He also served as ECE Associate Head for Undergraduate Education and Chair of the Neuroscience Program. He earned his Ph.D. and master’s from Cornell and his bachelor’s from MIT.