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Christine Buckley

Associate Professor of Biology and Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Christine Buckley teaches in both the biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering programs. An expert in biomaterials, orthopedic implants, and tissue engineering, she also is a faculty member for the Joint Replacement Surgeons of Indiana Research Foundation, and has previously worked for LifeCell Corporation and Regeneration Products. Dr. Buckley is actively involved in Rose-Hulman’s outreach activities to promote K-12 STEM education, serving as affiliate director for Project Lead The Way.

Teaching Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Orthopedic implants
  • Tissue engineering

Research Interests

  • Study of the mechanical conditions in bone surrounding total joint prostheses
  • LifeCell Corporation, biological tissue research
  • Regeneration Products, project engineer, 1998-1999


  • PhD, Northwestern University, 1994
  • MS, Northwestern University, 1990
  • BS, Duke University, 1988