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Zhen Gu Invited to 2016 National Academy of Engineering Symposium

The National Academy of Engineering’s U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium is an elite event: only 83 of the brightest young engineers from around the U.S. are invited to participate. This year, ou… Read more

Doctoral Student Adam Vandergriff Awarded American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

Adam Vandergriff, a BME doctoral student working under Dr. Ke Cheng, has received a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. This fellowship provides two years of doctoral support a… Read more

Two BME Seniors Win Top Awards from NC State’s College of Engineering

Toluwalope Oyelowo and Michaela Rikard are no strangers to accomplishment – the NC State BME Seniors went home last month as winners of the 2016 College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Awards. Toluw… Read more

Fran Ligler Delivers Keynote Speech At Nepalese Biomedical Engineering Symposium

In April, our own Dr. Fran Ligler went on an adventure to Nepal that included presenting the keynote speech at a Kathmandu Insitute of Applied Sciences (KIAS) symposium entitled “Research in Applied S… Read more

Ashley Brown Awarded NCSU Faculty Research and Professional Development Grant

BME faculty member Dr. Ashley Brown is the recipient of a 2016 NCSU Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grant. The grant program was established to assist faculty in initiating resear… Read more

Joint Department Featured in Xconomy Article

A recent article by Frank Vinluan of the Xconomy team features the UNC/NC State Joint Department and the impact we have on the local biomedical engineering scene. Several BME faculty members are profi… Read more

BME Researchers Awarded Major NIH Grant to Study Aging Tendon

BME faculty Jason Franz and collaborators from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Virginia have been awarded a five-year NIH R01 award to study the role of age-related changes i… Read more

UNC Center for Faculty Excellence Awards Presentation Grant to Dr. Richard Goldberg

BME faculty member Dr. Richard Goldberg has recently been awarded a UNC Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) Presentation Award. This award is predicated on the growing number of faculty members intere… Read more

Graduating BME Senior Will Pfitzner Featured in NC State News

NC State News recently published an article about BME senior Will Pfitzner, praising his work as a Shelton Scholar. The article, Shelton Scholar Reflects on Impact of Private Support, expounds on Will… Read more

Paul Dayton Receives 2016 Biomedical Wellness Pioneer Award from Society of Optics and Photonics

One of BME’s own faculty, Dr. Paul Dayton, took home the 2016 Biomedical Wellness Pioneer Award from this year’s Meeting of the Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE) conference titled “Sensing and An… Read more

Three BME Undergraduates Take Home 2016 Annual Spring Research Symposium Awards

Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce that three of our undergraduates have been selected as “Top Presenters” at this year’s Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at NC State University. Out o… Read more

Jason Franz awarded UNC University Research Council Grant

BME Faculty Jason Franz has been awarded a grant from UNC’s University Research Council (URC) for his project titled “The role of propulsive capacity reserves in age-related mobility impairment.” The… Read more