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Faculty Scholar Jorge Rodriguez at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Jorge I. Rodríguez-Dévora, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Contact: 864-650-1684 or jorger@clemson.edu


Who is Dr. Rodríguez-Dévora?

Jorge Rodríguez-Dévora is a bioengineering research assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering. He has performed research on design and development of medical devices, the miniaturization of the drug screening process, and the development of a more physiological relevant tumor model. His research is focused on cancer technologies, high throughput bioscreening technologies, and translational research.

For more information, see his Department Profile.

How Dr. Rodríguez-Dévora’s research is transforming health care

Jorge has worked to transform health care through the development of novel medical devices in collaboration with clinicians at the Greenville Health System. He has worked with undergraduate students at the senior and freshman level for the development of novel medical devices and technologies in collaboration with GHS. He is also developing a program to develop medical-assisted devices for the disabled in partnership with GHS.

News and media related to Dr. Rodríguez-Dévora’s research

  • Sigma Xi Recognizes Superior Poster Presentations, International Research Conference, November, 2014
  • First Place, UT El Paso LIMBS Design Competition, International Design Competition, May 2014
  • Recent Patent disclosure in collaboration with Dr. Burnikel from GHS:
    Adams, H. Farley, A; Sturgeon, A; Wei, J; Burnikel, B; Rodriguez, J. (2014) SmartHIP is a surgical tool used to intra-operatively determine the correct neck length of a hip prosthesis to use for a patient. Patent disclosed to Clemson University Research Foundation.

Health Research Expertise Keywords

Cancer, Biofabrication, Dispensing Technologies, Microfluidics and Perfusion Systems, Medical Product Design