Jorge I. Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Industry Capstone Projects Coordinator

Paul D. Coverdell Center, 122C
500 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, 2013
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, 2010
B.S., Electrical - Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Juárez, 2005

Professional Appointments

  • Industry Capstone Projects Coordinator, College of Engineering, University of Georgia, 2022 - present
  • Research Assistant Professor, Bioengineering Department and CECAS, Clemson University, 2014-2022
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University, 2016-2019
  • Faculty Scholar, School of Health Research, Clemson University, 2015-2022
  • Program Director, Study Abroad - Germany, Clemson University, 2015-2019
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering Department, Clemson University, 2013-2014
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at El Paso, 2009-2013
  • Product Development Engineer, Delphi Automotive Systems / Inteva LLC, Mexico Technical Center, 2005-2010
  • Product Engineering Assistant, Delphi Automotive Systems / Inteva LLC, Mexico Technical Center, 2005

Research Interests

  • Cell/drug screening
  • Biofabrication
  • Biomechanics
  • Tissue engineering
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Microfluidics
  • Drug/cell delivery

Intellectual Property

U.S. Patent

Estrada, E., Vazquez, F. J., Rodriguez, J. I., & Parks, D. R. (2015), US8967679 B2

Publications and Scholarly Articles

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