The Bioengineering academic director is Dr. Fabrizio Gabbiani. Dr. Gabbiani is a professor of neuroscience and a regular user of the precursor to the BEC. He has more than 15 years of experience at Baylor College of Medicine, and has participated in the design and manufacture of many custom-designed pieces of scientific equipment.
The Bioengineering Core director is Dr. I-Chih Tan, an assistant professor of neuroscience. Dr. Tan has more than 20 years of experience in design and fabrication of custom devices for industries and biomedical research.