Kathleen Panagis, Ph.D.

Lecturer III, Biomedical Engineering


2232 Lurie Biomedical Engineering
1101 Beal Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2110


(734) 764-6068


Dr. Panagis has a B.S. in Bioelectrical Engineering from Marquette University and an M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from U-M. She has served as a postdoctoral research fellow and an engineering teaching consultant, in addition to being a Lecturer I.

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Dr. Panagis strives to make engineering courses approachable and welcoming. She uses active learning strategies in the classroom and encourages students to develop problem-solving skills and an engineering mindset.


Dr. Panagis’ previous roles at Michigan include a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Radiology and a Lecturer I in Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Panagis’ research background is in quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). As a Lecturer, she focuses on teaching courses in bioelectronics and engineering design.