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BME Associate Professor Derek Kamper’s research on a virtual reality clinic for stroke survivors

BME Associate Professor Derek Kamper, who is also Associate Director of Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR), has codevelop a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher receives the 2020 ASME Y.C. Fung Early Career Award

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has awarded BME assistant professor Matt Fisher with the 2020 Y.C. Fung Early Career Award “for leadership in musculoskeletal bioengineering and tra… Read more

BME Professor Paul Dayton and alumni Ryan Gessner co-founders of SonoVol

UNC-affiliated startup company SonoVol is co-founded by Professor and interim chair of BME Paul Dayton and BME alumni Ryan Gessner, who is CEO of the company. SonoVol is a life science research tools… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher named CMBE 2020 Rising Star

BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher has been named one of the 2020 Rising Stars by the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Special Interest Group within BMES, Biomedical Engineering Society. Awardee… Read more

BME Professor Ke Cheng receives Endowed Professorship

BME Professor Ke Cheng has recently been named the Randall B. Terry, Jr. Distinguished Professor in Regenerative Medicine. The endowed professorship is the result of a $1 million donation from the R.B… Read more

BME Kenan Distinguished Professor Paul Dayton named Interim Chair

BME Kenan Distinguished Professor Paul Dayton has been named Interim Chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Dayton is taking over for Dr. Nancy Allbritton, who… Read more

Joint BME Department at the Annual BMES Meeting in Philadelphia

Last Week the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC and NCSU participated at The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, which took place from October 16 to 19, 2019 at the P… Read more

BME Distinguished Professors Nancy Allbritton and Frances Ligler in the 2019 Top 100 list of Analytical Scientists

This October 2019, leading industry publication The Analytical Scientist announced its annual Power List. Two BME Distinguished Professors have been included in this top 100 analytical scientists’ lis… Read more

BME PhD students Thomas Kierski and Izzie Newsome awarded at the 2019 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium

BME Dayton lab students Thomas Kierski and Izzie Newsome have recently won second and fourth place in Visualizing Physical Acoustics Research Picture Awards at the 2019 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium in G… Read more

Kenan Distinguished Professor Nancy Allbritton will step down as BME Chair on October 31, 2019

After a decade leading the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, Kenan Distinguished Professor Nancy Allbri… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Wesley Legant named 2019 Packard Fellow

BME Assistant Professor Wesley Legant is one of 22 early-career scientists and engineers who will each receive $875,000 over five years from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The prestigious Pa… Read more

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M.S. Biomedical Engineering – Translational Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TraIn)

Our professional Master’s curriculum is an 11-month (Summer II, Fall, Spring) program for students interested in acquiring the skills necessary to lead biomedical-related early stage ventures or to dr… Read more