Dr. Kalpana S. Katti, F.AIMBE

University Distinguished Professor 

Graduate Program Coordinator

Director, Center for Engineered Cancer Testbeds 

Affiliate Faculty, Materials and Nanotechnology

Affiliate Faculty, Biomedical Engineering

Office: CIE 201J

Phone: (701) 231-9504

Email: kalpana.katti@ndsu.edu

Google Scholar


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • M.S., Solid State Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
  • B.S., Physics, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. 

Interest Areas

  • Biomimetics and Nanotechnology
  • Bone Tissue Engineering
  • Biological nanocomposites (seashells and bone)
  • Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy
  • Atomic Force Microscopy and Nanomechanics
  • Vibrational Spectroscopy
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