Dr. Andrew S. Douglas holds a joint appointment in biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research has focused on soft biological tissues and organs such as the heart and tongue. He serves as vice dean for faculty at the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering.
Dr. Douglas earned a B.S. and M.Sc. from the University of Cape Town, and a Sc.M. and Ph.D. from Brown University.
He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1983, winning promotion to professor a decade later and serving as chair of the mechanical engineering department from 1997 to 1999. In 1999, he was named associate dean for academic affairs at the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering, then later served as interim dean of engineering.
Dr. Douglas has won Johns Hopkins awards for excellence in teaching and service to undergraduates.