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BME Research Assistant Professor Kennita Johnson Wins 2021 Diversity Award

We are pleased to announce Kennita Johnson, BME Research Assistant Professor and Director of Diversity and Equity, is one of the two faculty winners of the 13th annual Diversity Awards, which recogniz… Read more

BME Associate Professor Jacqueline Cole receives two Outstanding Teaching Awards

BME Associate Professor Jacqueline Cole recently received two Outstanding Teaching Awards. This year NC State University honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence. As… Read more

Meet BME’s 2021 Mathews Medal Winner Matt Traenkle

The Mathews Medal recognizes graduating seniors who have made NC State a better place. For Matt Traenkle, a Park Scholar, leadership will be a legacy. As co-chair of the Park Philanthropy Council, Mat… Read more

BME Interim Chair Prof Dayton’s Triangle Biotechnology Startup

Breaking up DNA is a necessary step to prepare samples for next-generation genomic sequencing, say, saliva collected in tubes from people curious about their ancestry. But the DNA in the samples must… Read more

BME’s Rahima Benhabbour Receives Award to Develop Male Contraceptive

Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI), a private non-profit foundation, announced a David Sokal Innovation Award grant to Dr. Rahima Benhabbour an assistant professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Departmen… Read more

Recent Joint BME graduates podcast for job and internship seeking BME juniors and seniors

Two 2019 UNC/NC State BME graduates, Allie Mitzak and Grace Cronin, are hosting The BME Grad Podcast to help job seeking BME students understand industry job roles. They also provide BME-focused advic… Read more

BME PhD student Mandy Munsch awarded NIH NSRA F31

Mandy Munsch, third year BME PhD candidate, has received an NIH National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. The award will fund her… Read more

BME shared 1st place in this year’s NC State eGames

BME Teaching Assistant Professor Ross Petrella, BME Assistant Professor Michael Sano and their team shared 1st place in this year’s eGames, NC State’s annual startup competition. The team’s project “G… Read more

Neural control technologies show promise in a Joint BME prosthetics project

BME Jackson Family Distinguished Professor Helen Huang is corresponding author with Aaron Fleming, Ph.D. candidate in the Joint BME Department, of a case study that shows neural control of a powered p… Read more

2021 BME recipients of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

BME Undergraduate Alum Emily Lambeth, BME Graduate Student Siena Mantooth, mentored by Professor David Zaharoff, and UNC School of Pharmacy Graduate student Isabella Young, mentored by BME Assistant P… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour receives NIH $3.74 million grant

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour and her lab have received a $3.74 million grant over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institu… Read more

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BME Associate Professor Matt Fisher at 2021 NAE Frontiers of Engineering

BME Associate Professor Matt Fisher was selected to attend the 2021 German-American NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, held virtually March 15-17.  Major topics were on quantum computing, carbon… Read more