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BME Student among UNC 2020 Top Ten Scholar-Athletes

Recent BME graduate A.J. Rechenmacher is among this year’s UNC Top Ten Scholar-Athletes. This honor recognizes five male and five female seniors who have maintained the highest cumulative grade point… Read more

BME responds to COVID-19 by helping to develop an emergency ventilator

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, BME department’s interim chair and William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor Paul Dayton has been coordinating BME teams to collaborate and solve COVID-19-rela… Read more

BME’s Husseini and Petrella awarded a Teaching Faculty Project Support Award

BME Teaching Assistant Professors Naji Husseini and Ross Petrella have recently received a Teaching Faculty Project Support Award from the NC State College of Engineering. The College’s Engineering Fa… Read more

BME Students Create Masks to Protect Pediatric Patients

To address shortages of pediatric Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BME students from both UNC and NC State have crafted more than 1,000 pediatric facemasks for UNC Hea… Read more

BME Alumni Ryan Facer designed “The Facer” to help meet the global demand against Covid-19

Ryan Facer, BME alumnus 2018, is currently a product development engineer for AccuMED Corp (a division of Lear Corporation), which specializes in the manufacturing of medical products. Facer’s team wa… Read more

Naji Husseini
BME Teaching Assistant Professor Naji Husseini receives two Outstanding Teaching Awards

BME Teaching Assistant Professor Naji Husseini recently received two Outstanding Teaching Awards. This year NC State University honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excelle… Read more

BME Students Take Home 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

This year’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships have been announced, and we are pleased to report that seven BME students have been selected as recipients! The recipients w… Read more

BME Senior student Olivia Burston volunteers to assemble face shields against COVID-19

BME health science engineering undergraduate student Olivia Burston has been volunteering at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Be a Maker Space (BeAM) to assemble face shields against COVID-19. These face shields are… Read more

Susan Bernacki
BME Operations Manager Dr. Susan Bernacki, recipient of an Environmental Health and Safety Award

BME Research Associate and Operations Manager Dr. Susan Bernacki recently received an Environmental Health and Safety Award by NCSU’s Occupational Health & Safety Council. Susan received one of th… Read more

Two BME Students take home top prize from E(I) Lab

BME graduate students Alison Schaefer and Dina Yamaleyeva received E(I) Lab’s top prize at their recent annual awards ceremony.  Their team, LiRA, was announced as the winner of E(I) Lab’s fifth annua… Read more

BME Postdoc Becky Krupenevich awarded a NRSA from the National Institute on Aging

Postdoctoral research associate Becky Krupenevich has been awarded a three-year National Research Service Award (NRSA F32) from the National Institute on Aging for her proposal titled “The Role of Foo… Read more

BME researchers are patenting a new technology to treat chronic wounds

BME researchers at NC State have developed a fibrin that mimics the body’s natural clotting process to treat chronic wounds. Chronic wounds, such as diabetic ulcers or deep-tissue burns, heal slowly o… Read more