Contact Information

Rashid Bashir, Ph.D.

Grainger Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Head
Department of Bioengineering
1270 Digital Computer Lab, M/C 278
1304 W. Springfield Ave. Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-1867
Fax: (217) 265-0246
Cell: (217) 722-4250


Positions Available

  • Research Scientist Positions
  • Post-Doc Positions
  • PhD Students
  • Undergraduate Students

Recent Covers

Selected Publications

R. Raman, C. Cvetkovic, S.G.M. Uzel, R.J. Platt, P. Sengupta, R.D. Kamm, R. Bashir, "Optogenetic skeletal muscle-powered adaptive biological machines", PNAS. 2016. - (download PDF)

U. Hassan, N. Watkins, B. Reddy Jr, G. Damhorst, R. Bashir, "Microfluidic differential immunocapture biochip for specific leukocyte counting", Nature Protocols, 11(4), 714-726. 2016 - (download PDF)

S. Chien, R. Bashir, R. M. Nerem, R. Pettigrew, "Engineering as a New Frontier for Translational Medicine", Science Translational Medicine, 2015. Vol. 7 no. 281 pp. 281fs13, DOI:10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa4325. - (download PDF)

C. Cvetkovic*, R. Raman*, V. Chan, B. J. Williams, M. Tolish, P. Bajaj, M. L. Sakar, H. H. Asada, M. T. A. Saif, R. Bashir, "Three-dimensionally printed biological machines powered by skeletal muscle" PNAS, 2014. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1401577111. - (download PDF)

N. N. Watkins, U. Hassan, G. Damhorst, H. Ni, A. Vaid, W. Rodriguez, R. Bashir, "Microfluidic CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocyte counters for point-of-care HIV diagnostics using whole blood." Science Translational Medicine 5, 214ra170, 2013. - (download PDF)

E. Salm, C. Duarte, P. Dak, B. Dorvel, B. Reddy Jr., A. Alam, and R. Bashir, "Ultra-localized Thermal Reactions in Sub-Nanoliter Droplets-in-Air," PNAS, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1219639110, 2013. - (download PDF)

V. Chan, K. Park, M. B. Collens, H. Kong, T. A. Saif, and R. Bashir, "Walking Biological Machines with Hydrogels and Cardiomyocytes using a 3D Stereo-Lithographic Printer," Sci. Rep. 2, 857; DOI:10.1038/srep00857, 2012. - (download PDF)