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Bryan Good

Assistant Professor


August 2020-present
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee

January 2019–August 2020
American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn State University and the Hershey Neuroscience Institute

May 2017–December 2018
Postdoctoral Researcher, Artificial Heart and Cardiovascular Biomechanics Lab at Penn State University


Cardiovascular biomechanics, biorheology, computational fluid dynamics and fluid-structure interaction modeling, biocompatibility, acute ischemic stroke, congenital heart disease, thrombosis


PhD, 2017, Bioengineering, Penn State University

BS, 2012, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

BS, 2012, Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Service

Member, American Heart Association

Member, Biomedical Engineering Society

Member, International Society of Biorheology

Member, United States Association for Computational Mechanics

Peer reviewer for the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Organs, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs, Biorheology, International Journal of Artificial Organs, and International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics

Awards and Recognitions

Young Investigator Finalist, 6th International Conference on Clinical and Engineering Frontiers in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, 2019

Trainee Scholarship, Michigan Cardiovascular Innovation and Translation Workshop, 2017

Koff Award for Outstanding Abstract, ASAIO Conference, 2016

Villforth Graduate Assistantship Award, Penn State University, 2016

Riess Graduate Assistantship Award, Penn State University, 2015

Travel Award, International Society of Biorheology, 2015


Good B, Manning K. Computational Modeling of the Food and Drug Administration’s Benchmark Centrifugal Blood Pump. Artificial Organs. 44(7): E263-E276. 2020.

Good B, Simon S, Manning K, Costanzo F. Development of a Computational Model for Investigating Cyclic Aspiration on Thromboemboli Removal in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. 19(2): 761-778. 2019.

Hariharan P, Aycock A, Buesen M, Day S, Good B, Herbertson L, Steinseifer U, Manning K, Craven B, Malinauskas R. Interlaboratory Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) measurement of velocity field in the FDA blood pump geometry. CVET. 9(4): 623-640. 2018.

Rowlands G, Good B, Deutsch S, Manning K. Characterizing the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Outflow Using Particle Image Velocimetry. J Biomech Eng. 140(7). 2018.

Good B, Manning K. Asynchronous Pumping of a Pulsatile Ventricular Assist Device in a Pediatric Anastomosis Model. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 8(4):511-519. 2017.

Caimi A, Sturla F, Good B, Vidotto M, De Ponti R, Piatti F, Manning K, Redaelli A. Towards the Virtual Benchmarking of Pneumatic Ventricular Assist Devices: Application of a Novel FSI-based Strategy to the Penn State 12cc Device.  J Biomech Eng. 139(8). 2017.

Malinauskas R, Hariharan P, Day S, Herbertson L, Buesen M, Steinseifer U, Aycock K, Good B, Deutsch S, Manning K, Craven B. FDA Benchmark Medical Device Flow Models for CFD Validation. ASAIO J. 63(2): 150-160. 2017.

Taylor J, Good B, Paterno A, Hariharan P, Deutsch S, Malinauskas R, Manning K. Analysis of Transitional and Turbulent Flow through the FDA Benchmark Nozzle Model using Laser Doppler Velocimetry. CVET. 7(3):191-209. 2016.

Good B, Deutsch S, and Manning KB. Continuous and Pulsatile Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Hemodynamics with a Viscoelastic Blood Model. CVET. 7(1):23-43. 2016.

Good B, Deutsch S, and Manning KB. Hemodynamics in a Pediatric Ascending Aorta Using a Viscoelastic Pediatric Blood Model. Annals of biomedical engineering. 44(4):1019-1035. 2015.


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