Stephen Sloan

PictureB.S. in Biomedical Engineering,
University of Rochester, 2015


Stephen is a first year PhD student interested broadly in orthopedic tissue engineering.  His research focuses on repair strategies for the intervertebral discs of the spine using novel biomaterials.






  • Sloan, S., Khalifa, Y., & Buckley, M. (2014). The Location- and Depth-Dependent Mechanical Response of the Human Cornea Under Shear Loading. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55(12), 7919-7924.

Posters and Presentations

  • Sloan, S., Ramirez, M., Khalifa, Y., & Buckley, M. (2015). Depth-Dependent Mechanical Properties of the Human Cornea under Compression. Presentation, 2015 ARVO Annual Meeting.

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tau Beta Pi


Stephen grew up in Western New York and thoroughly enjoys skiing, olympic weightlifting, and playing music.  He is currently social chair of the Cornell BMES, and loves exploring the waterfalls of Ithaca.