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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

Technology and Innovation features profile of Fran Ligler

March 22, 2018

Technology & Innovation features Dr. Fran Ligler in this month’s National Academy of Inventors Fellow profile. In it, Dr. Ligler expounds upon her exciting new work in microfluidics and tissue-on-chip, as well as the innovative research and collaborations happening in the joint … Read more

WRAL, UNC News feature Dr. Zhen Gu’s next-gen research

February 27, 2018

When it comes to next-generation biomedical advancements, Dr. Zhen Gu undoubtedly leads the pack. Academia and popular media alike have hailed his innovative research products as “breakthroughs” that just might change the face of drug delivery forever. Now, the trend … Read more

BME Shines in The Daily Tar Heel

February 27, 2018

The Joint Biomedical Engineering department shines again– this time in UNC’s newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel. The article discusses the perks of our one-of-a-kind program, including students’ gaining full access to both UNC and NC State facilities. Marrying the top-ranked … Read more