Dr. Dixon began at Georgia Tech in August 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. Prior to his current appointment, he was a staff scientist at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne in the Laboratory of Cancer and Lymphatic Bioengineering. Dr. Dixon received his B.S. in 2001 and Ph.D. in 2006, both in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M University. His current research interests focus on the development of imaging and tissue engineering platforms for studying the interplay between by biomechanics and function in lymphatic physiology in healthy and disease states.