The Hernandez Research Group lead by Prof. Christopher J. Hernandez is part of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University. Our research focuses on the mechanical properties of living biological materials and the response of live tissues to mechanical loading. In addition to collaborations at Cornell we have translational research collaborations at the Hospital for Special Surgery as part of the HSS/Cornell program in Biomedical Mechanics.
(A) Cancellous bone with regions of bone formation marked in green and orange. (B) Microfluidic devices for separating bacteria by mechanical properties.