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Closing the gender gap in technology commercialization

August 1, 2018

A recent article in Technology and Innovation by BME’s Dr. Fran Ligler and former NC State Assistant Vice Chancellor Dr. Kelly Sexton highlights the gender gap in technology commercialization in the academic community. According to the study, women inventors only … Read more

The UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is delighted to announce the hire of Dean’s Eminent Professor of the Practice in Biomedical Engineering: Dr. George T. Ligler!

April 16, 2018

George Ligler comes to the Joint Department most recently from being the 20-year proprietor of his consulting firm GTL Associates.  Dr. Ligler via GTL Associates provided consulting in telecommunications, computer system and hardware/software engineering, and information management services to over … Read more

2018 Lucas Scholars

February 23, 2018

BME is proud to announce the 2018 Lucas Scholars. All of the nominees were outstanding, so a special congratulations to those who were selected. We’d also like to thank Dr. Carol Lucas for her inspiration and support of the program. … Read more