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Roger Narayan

4204D Engineering Building III
NC State Centennial Campus
(919) 696-8488,

Research Areas:
  • Biomedical Microdevices
  • 2002 Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • 2001 M.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine


Dr. Roger Narayan is a Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. He is an author of over two hundred publications as well as several book chapters on processing and characterization of biomedical materials. Dr. Narayan has also edited several books, such as the textbook Biomedical Materials (Springer) and the handbook Materials for Medical Devices (ASM International). Dr. Narayan has received many honors for his research activities, such as the NCSU Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award, the NCSU Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award, the University of North Carolina Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine, the University of North Carolina Junior Faculty Development Award, the National Science Faculty Early Career Development Award, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, and the American Ceramic Society Richard M. Fulrath Award. Dr. Narayan has been elected as Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, AAAS, ASM International, and AIMBE

Research Interests

2D materials
3D printing
Drug delivery

Courses Taught

BME 335 Biomaterials
BME 540 Nanobiotechnology
BME 590 Nanobiomaterials