Danny Bluestein is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University. He received his bachelor degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion, Israel, and Ph.D. in biomedical Engineering at Tel Aviv University, Israel. His research interests include the elucidation of physical forces that regulate cellular function, and translation of this knowledge to developing multiscale modeling and improving blood recirculating device design and diagnostics of cardiovascular diseases. He is the author over 120 peer reviewed articles. He served as an associate editor of the ASME Journal of Medical Devices and is a member of the editorial board of Expert Review of Medical Devices and Heart International. He is a member in BMES, ASME-BED, and the International Hemodynamic Society. He has received several major awards including the Established Investigator Award from the AHA and the Quantum award from the NIH-NIBIB. He was elected as a Fellow of BMES and AIMBE.