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Lianne Cartee

4016 Engineering Building III, NC State
10212B Mary Ellen Jones, UNC Chapel Hill
(919) 515-6726
(919) 966-1465,,,

Research Areas:
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • 1991 Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
  • 1985 B.S. Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University


“Our undergraduate program is a truly unique one where students have full rights and privileges at two major research universities.”

Lianne Cartee is a Teaching Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Program in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. The joint undergraduate program is a unique program where approximately 500 students have full student status at two major research universities. Lianne’s work to develop the Joint Program and the concept of the 3D engineer have been nominated for the National Academy of Engineers’ Gordan Prize for innovation in Engineering Education. She is a member of the NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers and has received numerous awards for outstanding teaching and mentoring.

Research Interests

Cochlear Implants
Engineering Education


BME Faculty Departmental Service Award 2019, Peter Mente Outstanding Teacher Award 2014
George Blessis Advising Award 2010 and 2014, NC State College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award 2008
NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers 2008

Courses Taught

BME/BMME 301 Human Physiology: Electrical Analysis

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