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BME Assistant Professor Andrea Giovannucci receives funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) recently announced a new series of grants to support access to imaging technology and to increase regional representation of imaging scientists in the global commu… Read more

BME Interim Chair Paul Dayton elevated to IEEE Fellow 2022

BME Kenan Distinguished Professor and Interim Chair Paul Dayton is among the newly elevated 2022 IEEE Fellows for his contributions to contrast agents and contrast-enhanced ultrasound in medical diagn… Read more

UNC Chancellor’s message highlights BME Assistant Professor Benhabbour’s innovative research and entrepreneurship

Last Friday’s UNC Chancellor’s leadership message “From big ideas to bold solutions” encouraged students not just to learn but to create and to view the world with an entrepreneurial mindset: “to get… Read more

BME PhD Student Travis McKay and Alum Taylor Gabaldon awarded at Wolf Den

Wolf Den is a Shark Tank-inspired pitch competition where student teams have the opportunity to pitch their ventures in front of a live audience and judges. This year, the competition was tough with 1… Read more

Congratulations to all newly-promoted and tenured faculty at BME!

BME NC State-based faculty Ashley Brown and Donald Freytes are now Tenure Associate Professors, and Naji Husseini has been promoted to Teaching Associate Professor. At BME UNC-Chapel Hill, Xiaogang Hu… Read more

BME first Coulter Seminar on the intersection of Art, Engineering and Science: Gupi Ranganathan

This week BME is hosting its first Coulter Seminar by an artist. Working in the intersection between art, science, and engineering, Gupi Ranganathan holds an MFA in painting and printmaking from the M… Read more

BME Postdoc Rebecca Kuprenevich receives Award for Research Excellence at UNC

BME Postdoctoral fellow Rebecca Krupenevich, working in Prof Jason Franz’s Applied Biomechanics Lab, has received one of five 2021 Awards for Research Excellence at UNC. Dr Krupenevich earned her PhD… Read more

BME Student Sarah Hall named 2021 Leader of the Pack

BME undergraduate Sarah Hall was named 2021 Leader of the Pack on the field at halftime during the Red and White game on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Sarah is a Goodnight Scholar from Cary, NC in her f… Read more

Mechanobiology, the Banes’ lab, Flexcell and the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Dr. Albert Banes, BME Faculty Emeritus and Founder and President of Flexcell International Corporation, recently checked in with the Joint Department to update us about his company and share his pride… Read more

William Polacheck
BME Polacheck Lab Awarded R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the NIH

Congratulations to the Lab of Dr. William Polacheck, BME Assistant Professor and a member of the McAllister Heart Institute at UNC for the receipt of R35 Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (MIRA… Read more

WRAL’s Innovation Road Trip features BME Dr. Rahima Benhabbour’s Company AnelleO

Save the date on November 10 for a panel discussion with UNC leaders, faculty, Carolina startup experts and media partner WRAL Digital Solutions, who will explore the paths traveled by research-based… Read more

Subha Rekha Balasubramanyam
2020-2021 Employee Service Award Certificates

Our Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC and NC State is proud to honor the following faculty and staff awarded a certificate for years of service in 2020-2021: On NC State campus, 5-year… Read more