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BME PhD student Martin MacKinnon wins the Bruker MRI Award

BME PhD student Martin MacKinnon was the first place winner of the Bruker MRI Award for his entry iZTE-fMRI at the 2020 virtual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine… Read more

BME Juniors’ presentation was runner-up at the 75th Ranger Regiment Symposium

BME Undergraduate students William Arana, Macy Farrar and Joseph Fisher participated at the 75th Ranger Regiment inaugural Academic Research Symposium, hosted virtually through Zoom on September 30th,… Read more

BME Associate Professor Jason Franz receives NIH Grant to Study Falls in Older Adults

BME faculty Dr. Jason Franz has been awarded a new Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) from the National Institutions of Health (NIH) for his proposal titled “The peripheral motor repertoire as a… Read more

BME Spin-out Company Altis Biosystems announces completion of a $3.1 million investment

Altis Biosystems, a company co-founded by BME Associate Professor Scott Magness and former chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton, recently announced completion of a $3.1 million seed investment led by VentureSou… Read more

Ashley Brown
BME Assistant Professor Ashley Brown receives the 2020 TERMIS-AM Young Investigator Award

The TERMIS-AM Committee has awarded Ashley Brown with the 2020 Young Investigator Award. Due to the postponement of the 2020 TERMIS-AM Conference to next year in Toronto, Canada, each award recipient… Read more

BME Interim Chair Paul Dayton Wins the IEEE Carl Hellmuth Hertz Ultrasonics Award

BME Interim Chair Paul Dayton has won the 2020 IEEE UFFC – Ultrasonics Carl Hellmuth Hertz Award. Dr. Dayton received the award for contributions to the study of microbubbles and phase change contrast… Read more

Rahima Benhabbour
BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour featured in NC TraCS video

BME assistant professor Rahima Benhabbour, who is also adjunct professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was recently featured in the NC TraCS introduction video, after receiving support from… Read more

BME Professor Roger Narayan becomes Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) recently announced the 2020 class of Senior Members: BME Professor Roger Narayan is among the 38 accomplished academic inventors representing 24 research univer… Read more

Reimagining U.S. Research Universities during the Pandemic

The pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on universities, which had to find ways to protect the health and safety of faculty, students, and staff; migrate to online education; cease non-COVID-relat… Read more

BME Instructor Dr. Melissa Caughey awarded a $50k pilot grant

BME Research Instructor Dr. Melissa Caughey has been awarded a $25,000 pilot grant funded by the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, the Hemophilia Center of Western Pennsyl… Read more

Four BME Undergraduates named Grand Challenge Scholars

The College of Engineering and the National Academy of Engineers’ Oversight Committee have named four BME undergraduates as 2020 Grand Challenge Scholars: Michael Clark, Emily Pierce, Matt Traenkle an… Read more

BME Alumn Dr Tojan Rahhal named CEO of Engineering World Health

The Board of Directors of Engineering World Health in Durham, NC (EWH) has named BME Alumn Dr. Tojan Rahhal as their next President and CEO. Dr. Rahhal most recently served as the Assistant Dean of In… Read more