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Eric Whitmire Wins College of Engineering Scholarship Achievement Award

Congratulations to Eric Whitmire, one of Biomedical Engineering’s Class of 2014 undergraduates, who has been honored with an Engineering Scholarship Achievement Award by the College of Engineering at… Read more

Nancy Allbritton and Paul Armistead Win University Cancer Research Fund Innovation Award

The Lineberger Cancer Center’s University Cancer Research Fund has selected a proposal from Nancy Allbritton and Paul Armistead for one of its Innovation Awards! The collaboration plans to use microwe… Read more

Jin Di Wins Multiple Awards and Is Featured on the Cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials!

BME Ph.D. student Jin Di’s outstanding work with Dr. Zhen Gu has been not only recognized with multiple awards but has also been selected as a front cover for Advanced Healthcare Materials. Her work,… Read more

Josie Bodle Wins Doctoral Dissertation Completion Award

Josie Bodle, a doctoral student working in Dr. Elizabeth Loboa’s Cell Mechanics Laboratory, has recently been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Completion Award. The award, which runs from July 1, 2014… Read more

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Stephen Tuin Wins Best Presentation Award at Spring Nonwovens Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

Stephen Tuin, a Ph.D. student working in Dr. Elizabeth Loboa’s Cell Mechanics Laboratory, has won Best Presentation at the spring 2014 meeting of the Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center’s Industrial… Read more

Fran Ligler Inducted as AAAS Fellow!

This February, BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. AAAS elevates members to the rank of Fellow for the… Read more

Fran Ligler Inducted as AAAS Fellow!

This February, BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. AAAS elevates members to the rank of Fellow for the… Read more

Drs. Loboa and Mohiti-Asli Win $50k NC TraCS Pilot Program Grant!

Congratulations to both Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Mahsa Mohiti-Asli on their recent NC TraCS Award! Their proposal, entitled “Biocompatible, Biodegradable Controlled Release Smart Bandages for Regen… Read more

Ryan Gessner and Nicholas Dobes Win Carolina Kickstart Innovation Fellowships

Carolina KickStart has selected two winners for its Innovation Fellowship program—Dr. Ryan Gessner and Dr. Nicholas Dobes, both of whom have ties to our own Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering!… Read more

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Senior Design Team “Vascular Visionaries” Win NCEES Engineering Award!

Congratulations to the Vascular Visionaries, a team of undergraduate students from Dr. Andrew DiMeo’s senior design class, on their NCEES Engineering Award for Connecting Professional Practice and Edu… Read more

BME Senior Design Team from UNC Selected as Finalists in National Student Design Competition

Congratulations to UNC senior design team members Lydia Hatfield, Mae-Lyn Leonard, Will James, and Brian Castro. Their project, A Fighting Bid, has been selected as one of six finalists in the 2014 Na… Read more

Dr. Loboa’s Work with Silver Ion-Releasing Nanofibrous Scaffolds Featured in NY Times Blog

Dr. Loboa’s experiences with and research into silver have been featured in an article by Deborah Blum for the NY Times Blog. In the article, “Silver Too Small to See, but Everywhere You Look,” Blum d… Read more