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Fridays from Noon to 1 PM Beginning August 20

Seminars will be presented from 321 MacNider (UNC) or 4142 Engineering Building III (NC State) as noted on the schedule and videoconferenced to the alternate location, unless otherwise noted.

2021 BME Fall Seminars

Presented FromDateSeminar Details
NC State8/20/2021Richard B Fair, PhD, Lord-Chandran Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Duke University
“Droplet Microfluidics as a Platform for Biomedical Research, Rapid Diagnostics and Profits”
UNC8/27/2021Douglas J Weber, PhD, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Neuroscience Institute and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
“Neural prostheses for restoring sensory and motor functions”
NC State9/3/2021Katherine J Mack, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, North Carolina State University
"The Communication Space: Sharing Cosmology with the World (and Beyond)"
UNC9/10/2021BME Chair Candidate Seminar
(This will be an internal department seminar not shared outside UNC/NC State)
UNC9/17/2021Elisa E Konofagou, PhD, Robert and Margaret Hariri Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Radiology (Physics), Columbia University
"Imaging of Elastic Properties of Cardiovascular and Cancerous Tissues as well as Brain Therapies Using Ultrasound"
NC State9/24/2021Robert Kirsch, PhD, Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
“Reconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain (ReHAB): BCI control of upper limb FES”
NC State10/1/2021Mike McShane, PhD, James J. Cain Professor II in Biomedical Engineering, Head of Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
“From Wearables to Insertables: Enabling Next-Generation Metabolite Monitoring with Responsive Biomaterials”
UNC10/8/2021Samuel Achilefu, PhD, FRSC, Michel M. Ter-Pogossian Professor of Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis
“Convergence of light, devices, and molecules to detect and treat cancer”
NC State10/15/2021Tony Voiers, CEO, Advanced Chemotherapy Technologies
“My Journey from Engineer to Entrepreneur”
No Seminar10/22/2021No Seminar, UNC Fall Break
UNC10/29/2021Brendon M Baker, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
“Dissecting cell-specific contributions to pulmonary fibrosis using new biomaterials and microphysiologic models”
NC State11/5/2021Frances S. Ligler, DPhil, DSc, Lampe Distinguished Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, NC State University & UNC Chapel Hill
“Bioengineering as an interdisciplinary sport”
NC State11/12/2021Gupi Ranganathan, MFA, Artist
“Liminal Meanderings: Between Art, Science and Engineering”
UNC11/19/2021Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Engineering, Presentations by: Christian Fitzgerald (Lucas Scholar, Mentor: Imran Rizvi) and Kamellia Karimpour (Lucas Scholar, Mentor: Virginie Papadopoulou), Amber Detwiler (Mentor: Danny Freytes), and Emily Warren (Mentor: Bill Polacheck)